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Operations Supervisor
Darlington Point, NSW
  • Supervise an experienced orchards team
  • Great opportunity for career advancement
  • Competitive salary on offer including company vehicle

We currently have an Operations Supervisor vacancy in the Darlington Point region due to continued growth and offers suitably qualified candidates an outstanding opportunity for career progression.


The Operations Supervisor role supports the Orchard Manager to coordinate, lead and supervise day to day orchard operations and activities and serve as the interim Orchard Manager in his/her absence. In this role you will be instrumental in developing a productive, engaging and safe workplace for all employees on farm.


Reporting to the Orchard Manager you will have the autonomy to:

  • Assist the Orchard Manager in the planning, monitoring and managing of key deliverables by achieving the long term sustainability of the orchards and equipment
  • Irrigation and Fertigation Management including maintenance 
  • Conduct quality control on various farm operations, including harvest, orchard and weed spraying
  • Liaise with contractors to ensure time lines and work rates are in line with budgeted operations costs
  • Operate tractors as required
  • Support and participate in the development of a team culture within Olam Almond Orchards

This is a ‘hands on’ role for someone with an output focus, who is able to think on their feet, troubleshoot and lead the team.


To be considered for an interview you will have small team management experience, an understanding of agricultural operations and reasonable computer skills. You will also have the energy and drive to persevere through long seasons, reasonable business and financial acumen (or at least the willingness to learn) and excellent interpersonal and team leadership skills to drive a high performance team culture.


Olam is a global leader in the supply chain management of agricultural products and food ingredients with 47 different products across 16 product platforms in 70 countries.  Within Australia we cut across several commodity areas including Edible Nuts, Cotton, Pulses and Dairy.


Only Australian based employees with full work rights need apply.


You must be confident of passing our pre-employment medical / drug screen as we have a zero tolerance policy to drugs.


Applications close 5pm Friday 24 November 2017.


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