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As an employer, Merriwa seek to recruit and select suitable employees of all abilities to reach their full potential in a positive work environment, while delivering quality products and services to our clients and customers.

We understand that every employee we recruit has different abilities and we welcome, accept and celebrate that diversity within our workforce.

The following positions are currently available:

Production Administrator – Contract Processing and Packaging: Wangaratta

Merriwa’s Contract Processing and Packaging (CPP) Division located in Wangaratta provides a range of co-packing solutions specialising in bulk food processing and packaging solutions for pre-packed product and raw materials including dried fruits, nuts and powders for retail distribution predominantly.

Reporting to the Production Manager the Production Administrator will oversee the timely processing of customer orders including handling customer enquiries, purchasing, data entry, scheduling, ordering and maintaining stock levels in support of the CPP Divisions operations.

You will have:
• Procurement experience including contracts and accounts receivable/payable
• Highly organised with attention to detail
• Experience in using Microsoft Office predominantly Word, Excel and Outlook
• Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team

We will offer you:
• A work environment that places significant value on personal growth, respect, dignity and diversity
• A challenging and rewarding role
• The opportunity to join an organisation that continues to grow and invest in its people and its future
• An attractive remuneration package to include super + salary packaging

This is a full-time permanent role. The successful candidate will be required to undergo mandatory checks as required.

Download the Position Description here: Position Description_Production Administrator

For a confidential discussion please contact: Matthew Fraser (03) 5722 7600 or 0448 211 907. In your application you will need to submit a covering letter, address the key selection criteria and provide a current resume. Applications can be emailed to: hr@merriwa.org.au

Applications close on Monday 30 September 2019 at 5:00pm.

Production Manager – Contract Processing and Packaging: Wangaratta

Merriwa’s Contract Processing and Packaging (CPP) Division located in Wangaratta provides a range of co-packing solutions specialising in bulk food processing and packaging solutions for pre-packed product and raw materials including dried fruits, nuts and powders for retail distribution predominantly.

In your role you will:
• Effectively lead the CPP Team in the production of quality products for customers, on time and on budget
• Deliver the CPP Business Plan by providing leadership, coaching and mentoring to team members
• Ensure challenging targets are set and achieved for the CPP Team

You will have:
• At least 5 years’ relevant management experience in a complex FMCG manufacturing environment
• Passion, energy and a “can do” collaborative approach, with the capacity to remain calm and focussed when working under pressure and exercising your leadership qualities
• Proven ability to lead, coach, influence and motivate a high performing team with a strong safety, quality and customer focussed culture
• The ability to manage competing priorities, solve practical problems and deliver continuous improvement within a time critical environment

We will offer you:
• A work environment that places significant value on personal growth, respect, dignity and diversity
• A challenging and rewarding role
• The opportunity to join an organisation that continues to grow and invest in its people and its future
• An attractive remuneration package to include super + salary packaging

This is a full-time permanent role. The successful candidate will be required to undergo mandatory checks as required.

Download the Position Description here: Position Description Production Manager

For a confidential discussion please contact: Matthew Fraser (03) 5722 7600 or 0448 211 907. In your application you will need to submit a covering letter, address the key selection criteria and provide a current resume. Applications can be emailed to: hr@merriwa.org.au

Applications close on Monday 30 September 2019 at 5:00pm.

Casual Disability/Youth Support Workers: Wangaratta and surrounding areas

The Disability/Youth Support Worker provides individualised, high quality and professional support to youths and/or people with a disability in a safe workplace, ensuring the values of the organisation are upheld at all times.

Relevant knowledge, experience and understanding in working with young people with disabilities and/or complex needs combined with a passion to work as part of a team of staff committed to enhancing peoples lives are amongst the essential requirements for this position. Positions will require participation in rostered evening and weekend work.

Download the position description here: Position Description Casual Disability_Youth Support Worker

For further information please contact Annemarie Noonan on 03 5722 7600.  Applications addressing the key selection criteria can be emailed with a cover letter and resume to hr@merriwa.org.au

Applications Close: Friday 20 September 2019 at 5pm.

General queries regarding employment opportunities with Merriwa can be directed through the Contact Us page.