Forklift Operator

Job Description

About us

MAURI, part of the George Weston Foods Group, is a leading supplier ofhigh-quality flours, yeasts, pre-mixes, improvers, grains and animal nutrition.

We believe in baking, its wholesome goodness, and how it brings people together and that’s why every day we work, through insight and innovation, to provide quality products to help bakers across Australia and New Zealand.

Together, we sustainably feed the nation. To learn more about our business, please visit and

About the Role

We have an opportunity available for qualified Forklift Operator to join our production site in Northam.

Reporting to the Logistics Coordinator, you will be responsible for ensuring that all shipments are picked and loaded in line with plans, schedules, and customer and business requirements, always observing safety as a priority.

Our Forklift Operators are key to the Supply Chain element of the business and will responsible for timely picking of products, safe and accurate loading of distribution vehicles safe and accurate loading of distribution vehicles and assisting with production operator functions in the packing / milling departments when required

What’s in it for you?

  • A Safe, Courageous, Trusting, and Collaborative culture, in line with our values
  • Competitive salary and bonus
  • Career development opportunities with George Weston Foods
  • Employee benefits including preferential Hotel rates across Australia and New Zealand and discounted private healthcare
  • An equal opportunity employer who believes in embracing diversity

About You

You will have a current forklift license and, ideally, previous experience working in a light-to-medium industrial/food production setting.

You will be a team player with a positive attitude and a proactive approach to safety. Building and maintaining great relationships will be important to you, as will delivering a high standard for our customers and complying with company policies and procedures.

Start the conversation

If this role sounds like the right fit for you, we would love to hear from you.

We encourage applications from people of all ages, nationalities, abilities, and cultures – including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the LGBTQI community and people living with disabilities.

Our recruitment process typically consists of a brief, prearranged telephone interview, followed by 1-2 face-to-face or virtual interviews. However, we want to get to know you in the best possible way so we’re happy to adjust our recruitment process to support accessibility needs. Let us know your needs in providing a positive, barrier-free recruitment process via email to [email protected].

Successful applicants will be required to undergo standard pre-employment checks including a medical and police check.

GWF has a duty of care and a legal responsibility to promote, monitor and maintain a safe working environment for the protection of all our people in our workplaces. As per our GWF Workplace COVID-19 Safety and Vaccination Policy we require all new employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 unless exempt in accordance with our policy. Thank you for your understanding.