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Operations Coordinator - Koorda Region

CBH Group

Location: Badgerin Rock

Job Type: Full time


Who are we?

The CBH Group is Australia’s largest co-operative and a leader in the Australian grain industry, with operations extending along the value chain, including grain storage, handling, transport, marketing and processing. With our unique end-to-end supply chain, we deliver a local quality product to over 30 international destinations. Become part of a dynamic, diverse organisation and make your mark in sustainably creating and returning value for our growers.

For the 21/22 harvest, we broke over 90 records, and a total 21.3 million tonnes delivered CBH’s network of 120+ receival sites. It’s enough grain to fill Optus Stadium 17 times over! It’s a mammoth task to receive this much grain in a short harvest window, store it and export it via road and rail networks to one of our four shipping ports in WA.

The Role

Reporting to the Manager – Area 6, the Coordinator – Operations is responsible for coordinating the day-to-day operational activities across multiple sites including logistics, grain receivals, quality, resource, and equipment allocation.

Key duties include:  

  • Assisting the Manager in planning, rostering, resourcing, training and scheduling of personnel to meet site operational requirements.

  • Ensuring the area is adhering to CBH requirements regarding grain sampling and quality systems and are maintained and consistent across all sites.

  • Monitoring logistics plan to ensure out loading plan is executed.

  • Communicating maintenance requests and requirements to the relevant stakeholders to ensure sites are maintained to the required standard with minimal disruptions.

  • Preparing sites for harvest, including sample shed and weighbridge set up, required information set up in systems, resource planning of harvest casuals, and staff are trained and equipped.

The Location - Koorda Region

While the office is based in Koorda, the receival sites are in Goodlands, Kalannie, Kirwan, Cadoux, Manmanning, Ejanding, Wyalkatchem and Dowerin and you may be required at any one of these sites.

Situated 230 kilometres north-east of Perth, Koorda is a rich agricultural regional centre boasting many great facilities including a 24/7 gym, tennis club, swimming pool, golf club, and even a drive-in movie theatre! Koorda is central to the “Wheatbelt Way”, a trail running throughout the northern wheatbelt highlighting 21 unique sites ranging from natural attractions to sites of historic importance. There is something for everyone in this quaint country town!

About You:

  • Valid and unrestricted driver’s license.

  • Demonstrated experience working in a team orientated, operational environment.

  • Previous experience in grain sampling.

  • Proven commitment to a ‘safety first’ culture.

  • Proven ability to plan and communicate effectively and manage competing priorities.

  • Competent in the operation of MS Office suite of products.

What we offer

CBH offers competitive remuneration and a range of benefits to encourage a healthy work life balance, including:

  • Private health insurance for you and your immediate family

  • Ongoing training and professional development to support your growth and help you achieve your goals

  • Company provided vehicle

  • Other financial incentives

  • 13-weeks paid parental leave (regardless of gender)  that can be taken in a flexible way to suit unique family needs

  • Employee assistance program

  • Corporate employee discounts including travel and financial services

  • Salary sacrifice options inclusing novated leasing.

We’d love to hear from you

If this opportunity sounds exciting and you meet the requirements, we encourage you to submit your application.

Applications close Sunday, 5th February 2023.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date if sufficient applications are received prior

To find out more about working with CBH, visit our website. Alternatively, to speak to a member of our People and Culture team, please contact us on (08) 9237 9600.