Seafood processing factories typically process fresh and frozen product from seafood suppliers and fishermen.
Factories may process:
- rock lobster
- orange roughy
- and more
Work varies depending on the season.
Type of Jobs
Type of job
- factory manager
- forklift drivers
- fish filleters
Differs depending on the species i.e. for us tuna from late March to late August, lobster from November to May
Refer to the seafood award
Varies depending on volume of product, weather conditions. Varies depending on position in the factory.
Qualifications and experience desired/essential
- knife skills
- forklift license.
- marketing degree
- and/or export sales experience
- management skills
Best part of the job
Meeting new people, learning new skills.
With the attitude and experience working in a factory can lead to other areas in the business e.g. factory manager, marketing/sales, logistics manager.