Production Operators - Bathurst (Casual)

  • Simplot
  • Llanarth NSW 2795, Australia
  • Nov 24, 2022

Job Description

Simplot Australia is a food manufacturing and agriculture business encompassing potato, vegetable, seafood, and sauce operations that supply chilled, frozen, and shelf-stable products to Australia's major retail and foodservice markets.


We are home to some of Australia's most loved and trusted food brands, including Birds Eye, Edgell, Leggo's, John West, and Chiko. We have six Australian manufacturing sites and employ more than 2,000 people across Australia and New Zealand.


As a leading provider of quality, nourishing and sustainable food, we are focussed on bringing to life Aussie grown produce. We embrace sustainable practices that care for our planet's precious resources today and for generations to come. We are an integral part of the global J.R. Simplot Company.

Culture and Benefits

At Simplot, we are fueled by our purpose: We Contribute to Feeding Our World. We imagine a better future and set goals to reach it. We are committed to working as one Simplot and are guided by our shared values:

  • Respect for Resources
  • Spirit of Innovation
  • Passion for People

We embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion. We care about creating an environment that promotes safety and wellbeing and where our people feel supported, respected and empowered. We do not tolerate any form of discrimination and are committed to providing equal opportunities for all our team members.

Simplot is passionate about cultivating a future where good ideas and inspiring possibilities have the chance to grow. We want our team members to build exciting and fulfilling careers with us and offer professional and personal growth opportunities.

About our Role(s)

Simplot Australia are seeking applicants for the casual positions of Production Operator to be engaged at our Bathurst based food processing facility.

With our corn processing season now in full swing, these critical roles will involve safe operations of fixed plant processing equipment across a variety of day / afternoon / night shifts during our Mon-Sat operations (currently 8 hour shifts with scope for up to 12 hour shifts).  Candidates who possess prior food processing, packing or harvest experience are welcomed, however if you don't have this experience but feel you are up to the challenge of Production Operator role with Simplot Australia - we encourage you to apply whilst ensuring to outline your suitability for the role within your covering letter & resume.


  • Ordinary hourly rates of $37.12 (incl. of 25% casual loading) + shift loadings & penalties (where applicable)
  • Training provided
  • Fully supplied and laundered uniform
  • Boots & PPE provided
  • The opportunity to work with a truly global business
  • Commence ASAP

What You Will Do


  • Work within our process or packout teams on the intake, inspection / quality control, processing and packing of freshly harvested corn
  • Operate a variety of fixed plant processing equipment incl; cob saws and packing machinery
  • Adhere to site safety and operational policies whilst contributing to continuous improvement processes

About You


  • Possess a 100% commitment to health, safety and wellbeing within the workplace
  • Prior experience in manufacturing or an FMCG environment would be beneficial but not mandatory
  • Be available for ASAP commencement
  • A willingness & ability to work across a variety of day / afternoon / night shifts (Mon-Sat) 
  • Possess positive communication skills
  • Willingness to undergo a pre-employment medical (incl. urine based drug & alcohol screening)
  • Willingness to undergo aptitude based assessments as part of recruitment processes 

The Perks


  • Ordinary hourly rates of $37.12 (incl. of 25% casual loading) + shift loadings & penalties (where applicable)
  • Fully supplied and laundered uniform + boots + PPE
  • Income Protection Insurance
  • Access to discounted health insurance & gym memberships
  • Discounted rates on Microsoft Home suite of products

Please click on the "Apply" button to submit your application including a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role + an up-to-date resume (noting that you will be redirected to the Simplot Careers portal).


Job Requisition ID: 11130 

Travel Required: None 

Location(s): SAPL Bathurst Plant - Llanarth 

Country: Australia 


Simplot is an equal opportunity employer and encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply. If you feel you would be a great addition to our team please apply online today, we would love to hear from you. If you require technical assistance, please email us at

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