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Production Planner

  • Join a global leading berry company 
  • Work in a brand-new state of the art facility 
  • Competitive salary + incentives + super


As the production planner, you will be working exclusively for our growing nursery function helping the team develop accurate production plans to fulfill tissue culture orders as well tracking real-time activity to ensure adherence to plans. Your work will involve using our internal IV System (Invitro soft) for all inventory management, planning and reporting activities.  You’ll be expected to become an IVS super user and provide guidance, training and support to other users of the system.  Additionally, the role evaluates compliance within IVS and other plant production systems as necessary.

Your work will mainly consist of:

  • Overseeing the nursery tissue culture (TC) forecast planning activities
  • Gathering and evaluating data to develop solutions aimed at increasing production efficiency 
  • Provide valuable insights to help management make strategic decisions impacting on the laboratory workflow and efficiencies
  • Provide input for future planning in the development of budgets 
  • Effective collaboration with internal stakeholders in the development of production plans 


If you’re ready for a challenge and this role sounds like you, then we would encourage you to apply. To be considered for this role you will need to be able to demonstrate the following in your application:

  • Previous exposure to planning roles within FMCG, Agriculture or similar would be advantageous
  • Use of inventory management systems such as IVS or equivalent 
  • Basic data analytical skills and proficiency in excel
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Unrestricted working rights


Want to join Driscoll’s? Our passion for berries extends to nurturing our people, we invest in your growth and prosperity through various benefits:

  • Paid Parental Leave: Up to 12 weeks’ pay for the primary carer and up to 2 weeks for the secondary carer.
  • Mentoring and Coaching: Programs designed to support your professional development.
  • Employee Reward and Recognition: Service recognition awards and access to perks and discounted products through our recognition program
  • Annual Health Program: Seasonal flu shots
  • Study Leave: Support your educational pursuits
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP): Tailored well-being programs, confidential advice and big brand discounts!
  • Novated Car Lease: Enjoy the convenience and savings on a novated lease

Experience the Driscoll’s difference. Apply now to connect with our friendly team and learn more about the exceptional employee experience at Driscoll’s. 


Driscoll’s Australia is an exciting joint venture company owned by Costa Group - Australia’s leading integrated growing and marketer of premium quality fresh produce and Driscoll’s (USA) – the world’s market leader in berries.  Partnering with a broad grower base across a national footprint, Driscoll’s Australia supplies year round delicious, branded berries to consumers using exclusively patented varieties developed by our joint venture partners breeding programs. Since our inception we have successfully achieved significant yearly growth and market share, enabling us to become the market leader in our category.

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Full time

Job no: 2024-2406

Location: Pakenham Nursery

Category: Driscolls

Closing Date: Sunday, 26 May 2024