Jordon Kleesh

Red Gem Potatoes, VIC

HILA Employment Category: Facility Supervisor

As a Production Assistant at Red Gem Potatoes, Jordan Kleesh works primarily in the processing facility in Nar Nar Goon, Victoria, overseeing the product movements throughout the day. Jordan works with various teams in the facility coordinating the processes and market orders. He helps unload/ load trucks, check the packaging line, and picks orders all whilst ensuring proper food handling, quality and safety. Red Gem Potatoes grow more than 15 potato and onion varieties annually on 1000 acres (400 hectares) of land around Australia – so Jordan always has work.

Core tasks

  • Coordinating teams and processes
  • Ensure correct handling of product to meet customers’ requirements including grading, packing, cool chain, hygiene, and dispatch,
  • Filling orders via buying and selling to market
  • Assess incoming product regarding quality and determine grading,
  • Ensure all personnel are trained and performing as per standard procedurel.

Study pathways

  • MSMSS00013- Leading Hard/ Supervisor
  • TAESS00017- Workplace Supervisor Skill Set

Training Recommended

  • Chemical Certificate
  • Forklift License