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SPF Operations Manager - Australia

Thursday, December 2, 2021

Tassal is seeking an operations manager to drive its brand new SPF operations ensuring delivery of the production plan. This role works as part of the hatchery production team to ensure optimal animal health and growth of its Australian black tiger prawns, producing high-quality, healthy and sustainable products. 


  • Create and drive a safe work environment and culture.
  • Understand the teamwork environment and develop staff rosters accordingly.
  • Negotiate and deliver to approved budgets.
  • Procure all facility-related and consumable inventory.
  • Develop and steer the breeding program to meet biological objectives.
  • Communicate and report relevant information to the organization where required.


  • Reliable, unwavering resilience and a flexible attitude.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Mathematical aptitude.
  • Understand scientific and technological innovations that apply to SPF.
  • Ability to work independently, as a team and under pressure.
  • Ability to work on varied tasks and rosters, including night-shift rosters.
  • Current drivers’ license and ability to get to the site for rostered shifts.
  • Prior experience in hatchery or SPF program management.
  • Certificate IV or Degree qualified in aquaculture or related field (highly desirable not essential).

More information here.


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