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Grain Technician - Metro Grain Centre

CBH Group

Location: Forrestfield

Job Type: Full time


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.

Empowering our people

CBH is more than just a place of work, it's a community and a place where hard work and effort is rewarded and recognised.

We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to providing a safe and rewarding working environment for our people, with a strong culture of developing and enhancing our employees’ capabilities. We are pleased to be recognised as an endorsed employer for all women by WORK180.

The Role:

As a Grain Technician, your role is responsible for ensuring grain is received, loaded, and moved in a safe, efficient, and effective manner. The role is also responsible for maintaining a high level of hygiene standards across site.

Metro Grain Centre operates on a 24/7 basis and as such has a number or roster options available.

As an integral member of our team, we’ll expect you to have the ability to work safely in a physically challenging work environment and will be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

As a team member at the high performing Metro Grain Centre key accountabilities of the role include:

  • Working in close proximity to road and rail transport moving grain to and from the site;

  • Ensure grain is received and maintained within receival and quality standards;

  • Ensure grain loaded is correct, free of contaminants and within specifications;

  • Ensure grain is moved within programmed times;

  • Maintain a high standard of hygiene across the site;

  • Receive instructions for the collection, preparation, testing and storage of grain samples; and

  • Maintain a safe working area for all employees and customers.

Our ideal candidate is a dedicated individual who has:

  • Strong commitment to working safely and contributing to a safe working environment;

  • Competency in understanding and following work instructions;

  • Familiarity with manual handling tasks and working outdoors;

  • Affinity for working in a team environment;

  • Strong communication skills;

  • Basic computer literacy;

  • Basic machinery skills and/or willingness to undertake training;

  • No fear of heights or confined spaces;

  • No aversion to working in areas where grain dust is present, wearing appropriate PPE; and

  • Holder of valid forklift, front end loader, MR/HR/HC licences.

What we offer:

CBH offers competitive remuneration and a range of benefits and discounts to employees focused at ensuring a healthy work life balance, including:

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

  • 13-weeks paid parental leave available regardless of gender and which can be taken in a flexible way to suit unique family needs.

  • Onsite Gym facilities 

  • Employee assistance program

  • Corporate employee discounts including travel, health insurance funds and financial services

  • Salary Sacrifice scheme

If this position is right for you, apply before close of business Friday 2 June 2023. Alternatively, for further information please contact

To find out more about working at CBH go to Alternatively, to speak to a member of our People and Culture team for further information, please contact (08) 9237 9530.