Forklift Driver

About us:   

The Costa Mushroom team is passionate about growing the best quality mushrooms. Our carefully managed crops are tendered by our highly skilled team of committed growers. With full ownership of our farm, we retain control of the entire growing and distribution process and can confidently deliver the freshest, highest standard of mushrooms.

About the role: 

We are currently seeking Forklift Drivers to join our dynamic team based in Mernda, Victoria. This role reports to the Department B Manager. In this position you will operate forklifts across the department to load and unload mushroom beds from casing lines.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Assist with the day to day running of the casing line by maintaining efficiency rates of 200 trays filled and stacked per man hour.
  • Maintain the QA requirement of product traceability data.
  • Undertake safe loading/unloading of trays from the casing line.
  • Undertake safe loading of peat into hoppers.
  • Undertake safe loading of casing into hopper.
  • Operate all machinery and plant according to documented Safe Operating Procedures.
  • Support and comply with the Costa Group Work Health and Safety Policy, including the maintenance of a safe and healthy workplace for the protection of all employees.

About you:

  • Forklift license essential, with minimum 1 year experience.
  • Willing to work weekends, working days are Thursday to Monday.
  • Competent driver.
  • Physically fit and willing to undergo pre-employment medical.
  • Basic hand tool knowledge.  


For further information about this role, please contact: 

Benjamin Cree, HR Advisor Victoria – Vertical Farming

M: 0497 736 569


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Full time

Job no: 2024-2460

Location: Victoria, Melbourne - Mernda

Category: Mushroom

Closing Date: Monday, 27 May 2024