Information regarding current job opportunities at Hazeldene’s Bendigo Chicken Farm.

Broiler Farm Manager

 Broiler Farm Manager

A fantastic opportunity exists to join one of Australia’s best family businesses and Bendigo’s largest manufacturer in the dynamic poultry industry.

Hazeldene’s is an integrated Broiler Breeder company based in Central Victoria. Our absolute commitment is to producing higher welfare birds for our loyal customers.  We have a vacancy for a Manager at our facilities.

The successful applicant will be self-motivated and have proven experience as follows:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Broiler Farm Manager & 10 years in the industry
  • Strong knowledge of poultry production for broilers
  • Organisational skills with attention to detail
  • Good people and leadership skills
  • Must be able to work flexible hours
  • An understanding of basic repair work
  • Coordination and organisation of work teams, scheduling rosters and training staff

Interested? Please apply via SEEK by Friday 12 January 2018.  Only those with the right to work in Australia may apply.

Hazeldene’s is an EO employer

Fabrication Leading Hand

Fabrication Leading Hand

4 days on/4 days off

  • Large progressive company
  • Regional Lifestyle
  • Leading Family Business
  • Rotating Day/Afternoon

We have a vacancy on the above shift for a skilled and enthusiastic person to join our large expanding fabrication team.  We are continuing to expand and are currently upgrading and revitalising our plant, transforming it into one of the most advanced poultry processing facilities in the world.

To be successful for this position you will need to have:

  • Time management skills, interpersonal relationship skills, knowledge of GMP, OH&S requirements and good organisational skills
  • Must be capable of coordinating a small team providing support, direction and advice as required and working autonomously to provide support to the engineering and production areas outside normal operating hours.
  • Breakdowns/Maintenance – basic mechanical skills
  • Flexibility – ability to work overtime or extra shifts as required

This position is challenging and offers a wide variety of work for a suitably qualified and experienced tradesperson. Suitable applicants will have:

  • Metal Fabrication trade qualifications – Eng Cert III
  • Good problem-solving skills and techniques and be a practical thinker
  • Project management skills to ensure tasks are delivered on time
  • Welding – MIG/TIG/ARC
  • Experience working with stainless steel material (must have)
  • Mechanical maintenance skills (would be an advantage)
  • Experience in maintaining a high volume food production plant and processing equipment (would be preferred).

Interested? Please apply via SEEK – “Leading Hand Fabrication”

Applications close 5.00pm Friday 8th December 2017.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Warehouse Group Leader

WAREHOUSE GROUP LEADER

  • Relaxing regional Bendigo lifestyle
  • Exciting, Rewarding and Challenging senior leadership role
  • Make a statement with your leadership in this progressive business
  • Career growth opportunities

This newly created position provides an exciting opportunity for the right person to join the Hazeldene’s team, one of Australia’s best family business in the dynamic poultry industry.

You will have an opportunity to make a difference in a growing Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) environment.

The successful applicant will report to the General Manager, Plant Operations. The role is focused on ensuring the effective and efficient daily operation of the Warehouse and Load Out facility, together with ensuring that all operations are in accordance with the safety and food quality standards, including that a continuous improvement ethos is maintained.

Key Responsibilities

  • Promote a safety-first culture in the Warehouse and enhance systems/processes to generate improved safety outcomes
  • Provide a customer-centric focus for the team
  • Responsible for the development and delivery of the Warehouse Management System that will be new to the system (Innova)
  • Ensure that Delivery in Full on Time (DIFOT) is maintained to the highest level within the role’s control
  • Work collaboratively with relevant departments to ensure the product is produced to meet Transport requirements
  • Ensure that daily KPI’s for the Warehouse performance are achieved/exceeded
  • Ensure that the Warehouse process flow is maintained on time and on budget
  • Analyse results to identify then deliver on improvement opportunities
  • Ensure employees have the information required to contribute as effective members of the team
  • Lead and deliver daily operational improvement, together with working with production management to support daily operation

The successful candidate will have:

  • 5 + year’s experience in a key leadership/management role is desirable
  • FMCG with Cold Chain experience is essential
  • Demonstrated knowledge in setting up and managing Warehouse Management Systems
  • Understanding of budgeting/expense management with a basic understanding of financial and accounting practices
  • Well-developed Microsoft Office Software (Project, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) experience
  • Ability to influence and inspire and excellent communication, relationship management skills
  • Experience across supply chain management
  • Ability to review processes, recommend improvements, build buy-in and execute with excellence
  • Ability to deal with multiple priorities and opportunities, in a fast-paced environment

Previous applicants need not apply

Interested? Details available here: POSITION DESCRIPTION – Warehouse Group Leader

Please forward your application to: jobs@hazeldenes.com.au or post to Human Resources, Hazeldene’s, PO Box 1147, Kangaroo Flat 3555. 

Applications close Friday 29th, December 2017

Hazeldene’s are an equal opportunity employer

Maintenance Fitter

Maintenance Fitter

4 days on/4 days off 

  • Large progressive company
  • Regional Lifestyle
  • Leading Family Business
  • Rotating Day/Afternoon

We are looking for skilled and enthusiastic people to join our large expanding family owned business located in central Victoria. We have recently expanded and are continually upgrading and revitalising our plant, transforming it into one of the most advanced poultry processing facilities in the world.

This position is challenging and offers a wide variety of work for suitably qualified and experienced tradespeople. Suitable applicants will have:

  • Mechanical maintenance trade qualifications – Eng Cert III
  • Good problem-solving skills and techniques and be a practical thinker
  • Working knowledge of Preventive Maintenance Techniques
  • Pneumatics and Hydraulics – preferable but not essential
  • Welding – MIG/TIG – preferable but not essential
  • Experience in maintaining high volume food production plant and processing equipment would be advantageous.

In return for your energy and effort, we offer job security, opportunities for advancement and the opportunity to work on modern equipment to further develop your skills. We offer a relaxed country lifestyle with the benefit of being close to a number of recreational facilities and just a short drive to the nearest major regional city.

Previous applicants need not re-apply.

Interested? Please forward your application to jobs@hazeldenes.com.au or post to HR Department, Hazeldene’s Chicken Farm, PO Box 1147, Kangaroo Flat 3555.  

Applications close Friday 29th, December 2017.  

Hazeldene’s are an equal opportunity employer