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[For Pooling] Seasonal Production Operator (Casual, Afternoon Shift)

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Supply Chain
Tatura, Victoria
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On any given day, approximately 14 million Australians and New Zealanders use Unilever products to feel good, look good and get more out of life. Many of our brands are well-known, household staples and old-time favorites including Dove, Rexona, Lynx, Vaseline, OMO/Persil, Surf, TRESemmé, Continental, Ben & Jerry’s, and Streets.

A job at Unilever is a career made by you, with development opportunities, benefits, and a working culture that embraces diversity and is pioneering flexibility.

We have a long tradition of being a progressive, responsible business. It goes back to the days of our founder William Lever, who launched the world’s first purposeful brand, Sunlight Soap more than 100 years ago, and it’s at the heart of how we run our company today. In 2022 Unilever Australia & New Zealand became a Certified B Corporation™ (B Corp), joining a growing network of organisations committed to galvanising a stronger, more inclusive, equitable, and regenerative economy for all. There’s no better time to join our team!

What are we looking for?

We are lookingfor casual Seasonal Production Operators at our Tatura Foods factory. Work will commence as soon and conclude in mid-2024. Shifts are 8 hours, Monday to Friday, (commencing at 3 pm). Work with a great crew on above award rates, with overtime, penalty rates, and applicable allowances.

Successful candidateswill receive on the job training and will be required to complete a range of manufacturing processes associated with food production to meet daily/weekly production targets.

Key Responsibilities of the Seasonal Production Operator role will include:

  • Basic mechanical operations including set up, operate, adjust, and shut down automatic, semi-automatic, or single-purpose machines 

  • Performing Quality Assurance checks

  • Complete computer skills/data entry into databases 

  • Adhere to our stringent safety, food safety, quality & hygiene standards

  • Report safety, quality, and environmental incidents and issues

What does success look like as a Seasonal Production Operator?

  • Positive, punctual, with a good work ethic, good availability

  • Good team player, keen to learn, good communicator

  • Ability to follow, understand and apply instructions

  • Basic problem solvingskills

  • Strong commitment to safety and safe working practices

  • Familiarity with Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Point (HACCP), Food Standards Codes, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), and adherence to a robust Food Safety Culture

  • Satisfactorily pass Unilever’s pre-employment medical which includes drug & alcohol testing 

  • All applicants must also be in possession of current and fully unrestricted valid working rights to work in Australia at the time of their application.

What awaits you at Unilever?

The core of Unilever’s culture is captured as Human, Purposeful, and Accountable. You will be joining a dynamic, flexible, and inspiring work environment that truly cares about your well-being, values what you do, and celebrates your success.

This is your opportunity to be part of a purpose-led business and a global community where you can progress your career both locally and internationally. You will also benefit from amazing discounts on external company products, and an attractive employee referral reward program amongst other benefits.

This is a great opportunity to work within an iconic and global organisation. We have gained our reputation as one of the world's most admired employers by providing an environment where individuals can achieve their goals, both professionally and personally.

Make no mistake we expect a lot from our people as they do of us. So, if you can rise to the challenge, don't waste any time - apply now!

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Unilever is an organization committed to equity, inclusion and diversity to drive our business results and create a better future, every day, for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities.

This means we encourage people with all backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, Māori and Pacific Peoples, and people with disabilities. Interested in learning more, check out our Reconciliation Action Plan and Workplace Adjustment Policy on the Unilever webpage.

At Unilever we are interested in every individual bringing their ‘Whole Self’ to work and this includes you! We encourage you to advise us at the time of your application if you require any reasonable adjustment so that we can support you through your recruitment journey.

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