Leaders in Providing Fresh Cut Vegetables Throughout Australia
Production Horticulture Supervisor
Mason Bros Vegetable Farms, located in Werribee South, is an industry leader in growing and supplying fresh cut vegetables throughout Australia. We are currently seeking an experienced Production Horticulture Supervisor to join our team.
Our business is seasonal with fluctuating daily work volumes, therefore it is essential that you are able to work flexible hours (normally Monday to Saturday). Start times are typically as early as 5am but can vary depending on weather and other factors.
This is a hands on supervisory role that will often see you assisting your team to achieve daily work targets.
Organising and supervising 15-20 harvest staff on a day to day basis with the ability to work confidently across all crop varieties and sections
Co-ordination of work site activities
Managing quality and presentation of produce
Communicating with management
Identifying and reporting any unusual crop pests or diseases
Ensure that harvesting equipment is correctly maintained
Operate chemical application machinery and equipment
Prepare and apply chemicals
Establish and regulate crops
Conduct product assessments and daily reporting activities
Maintain a high standard of safety at all times
It is essential that you:
Have previous experience with the horticulture sector or hold a relevant qualification such as Certificate III, IV, Advanced Diploma or equivalent
Hold a current drivers licence
Hold a HR or HC truck licence
Hold a current fork lift licence with operation experience
Have experience operating farm machinery such as tractors, harvesters, planters etc.
Supervise with a hands on attitude
Are team orientated and flexible to undertake a variety of tasks
Are available 6 per days per week (hours can differ during peak harvest seasons)