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Raspberry Harvest Lead - Tasmania


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Costa is Australia’s leadinggrower, packer and marketer of premium quality fresh fruit and vegetables.  Wenurture our people, cultivate our growing sites and invest in ongoing researchand development.  

All of the products we grow andsell are fresh, nutritious, unprocessed and grown on our very own farms orthose of our partner growers. 

The Costa Berry Category is at theforefront of genetic growing and innovation.  We export to some of the mostdemanding markets in the world, so food safety is paramount.  In all that wegrow, we are committed to sustainable production and growing. 

People are at the heart of theCosta business and across our regions we are a major employer with more than6,000 workers during our peak seasons. 

The Tasmania team are looking for an experiencedHarvest Lead to join the Raspberry team, this role will report directly throughto the Farm Manager providing all harvest requirements and quality assurance.  

About the Role

In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Manages all aspects of harvest, including Fruit evaluation, Harvest crew placement and supervision, Quality control and ensuring safe work procedures
  • Maintaining harvest equipment according to the standard procedures.
  • Coaching support for field harvest coordinators and supervisors to manage agreed daily KPIs to achieve the strongest outcomes for the business.
  • Ensure strict quality control standards for fruit harvesting, training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining under your supervision.
  • Acknowledge and obey all company safety and food safety rules and regulations, always working in a safe and legal manner. 

About You

To be successful in this role you willhave demonstrated experience in a similar role as well as:

  • Takes responsibility for the safety of all harvest workers, monitoring the crews for safe and efficient work practices.
  • Closely monitor crop and crew performance by understanding budget, costs and KPIs
  • Ability to make decisions independently
  • Able to plan ahead
  • Horticulture qualifications desired

Costa is seeking applicants who can demonstratetheir behaviour in line with the Costa Values (https://costagroup.com.au/about-us/values/)

To apply 

Please submit your CV and coveringletter addressing your suitability for this position by clicking on the'Apply' link.  Please note only short-listed applicants will be contacted. 

Check out “Costa Well Grown” at https://vimeo.com/333655457

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Job details
Date posted
8 Aug 2022
Supervisors, Team Leaders & Plant Management
Job mode
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