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Plant Operator - Esperance Terminal

Date Published:  02-Dec-2019
Employment Type:  Full-time

The CBH Group is an integrated grain supply chain co-operative owned and controlled by approximately 4,200 Western Australian grain growing businesses. CBH is Australia’s largest co-operative, with operations extending along the grain supply chain from storage, handling and transport to marketing and processing. Our safety vision is that everyone returns home safely at the end of each work day. We’re committed to providing a safe, healthy and productive work environment with a diverse and inclusive culture.

The Role 

This permanent role requires an individual with high regard for the safety of their colleagues and themselves. 


Our Operations run 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and Plant Operators work shift patterns of four 12 hour shifts on, two day, two nights then four days off. 


Skills and Experience 

Our Plant Operators work in a range of functions including grain sampling and receivals, plant hygiene, control room operations and fumigation management as well as preparing grain for shipping whilst at all times focussing on safety, quality assurance and continuous improvement. Physically, the role involves bending, stretching, climbing ladders, some computer data entry, working in confined spaces, at heights and in a hot and dusty environment. 


Possession of a current MR or HR class driver’s license is essential. 


Experience working in a team focused environment in the grain handling industry, combined with basic computer skills would be highly advantageous. Possesion of FEL and EWP tickets will also be highly regarded.  


Any offer of employment will be subject to the outcome of a pre-employment medical and drug and alcohol testing. To be successful in this role, you will need to reside in Esperance or in a nearby area. This position does not offer FIFO or DIDO. 


In return, you’ll be provided with training, career development opportunities and competitive remuneration and benefits. 


Please include an up-to-date CV and cover letter with your application.  


If this position is right for you, apply before close of business Wednesday 18th December.  Alternatively, for further information please contact Human Resources on ph (08) 9237 9670. To find out more about working at CBH go to   


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

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