Why is TATURA a great place to work?

TATURA offers diverse, challenging and rewarding career opportunities, whilst valuing its employees by offering numerous benefits such as free weekly access to a Chiropractor, competitive remuneration and packages, employee assistance program, wellness programs, flexible working arrangements, training and development to assist employees in reaching their full potential and much more. TATURA prides itself on being a friendly, community minded organisation, therefore there is a strong and successful social club for employees and the company enthusiastically supports and engages the local community by participating in the Tat200 Bike Ride, which raises more than $50,000 each year for local organisations.

How do I apply for a position?

Once you have found a suitable position in the current vacancies that is relevant to your skills and experience, the best way to apply for a position is to submit your resume and cover letter addressing the key selection criteria via email to humanresources@tatmilk.com.au or post your application to: Human Resources Coordinator – Recruitment Tatura Milk Industries Ltd PO Box 213 Tatura VIC 3616

TATURA only accepts applications for current advertised positions submitted before the closing date.

Will I receive a response to my job application?

You will receive a response to your application after the closing date of the position via email or post. The response may be advising you that your application has been unsuccessful or a phone call to inform you that you have been successful in obtaining an interview.

How long will it take for my application to be considered?

As part of our commitment to best practice in recruitment and selection TATURA aims to have feedback to candidates within two weeks of the closing date of any vacancies. For positions with no specified closing date, such as Casual Production Workers, your application will be considered as those vacancies become available. Applications for Casual Production Workers will be kept on file for a period of 3 months only, in which after that time candidates are required to re-apply.

Can I forward my application for future career opportunities if there is not currently a suitable vacancy?

Unfortunately TATURA does not accept applications for positions that are not currently vacant. TATURA only accepts applications for current advertised positions submitted before the closing date.

Do I need to address the Key Selection Criteria?

Yes, all positions require candidates to address the Key Selection Criteria (KSC). The KSC is located in the Position Description. In your cover letter you may address each of the KSC or alternately you can attach a separate document addressing them.

How do I address the Key Selection Criteria?

  • Read the Key Selection Criteria (KSC) very carefully so that you understand the key terms and requirements and can prepare responses that are highly relevant and descriptive. Please keep your responses concise, quality rather than quantity is important.
  • When a KSC uses the term “demonstrate” you will need to give an actual example/s of how you have actually performed this activity or skill in your current or past role/s
  • When a KSC uses the term “knowledge” it requires you to explain how you acquired this knowledge or learning such as formal study, training attendance or on-the-job experience. You will also need to show how you have applied this knowledge in your work and/or study experience

Can I apply for work if I am not a resident of Australia?

Yes, we do employee people who have a current working Visa. TATURA must sight the current working Visa and photocopies of the Visa must be attached to your application.

Can I apply for more than one position that is advertised at the same time?

Yes, if the position matches your skills, abilities and experience you are encouraged to apply for more than one position at a time.

Can I apply if I have been unsuccessful for a previous position at TATURA?

Absolutely! If the position matches your skills, abilities and experience you are encouraged to apply.

If I am invited to an interview, what should I expect and how can I prepare?

You will receive a phone call if you are being invited to attend an interview. At this time you will be provided with information regarding the time and location of the interview and who will be conducting the interview. Interview panels consist of a minimum of two TATURA employees, usually Managers. You will then receive a follow up email or letter confirming the details and also providing you with paperwork such as pre-employment checks that you need to complete and bring with you to your interview. It is important that you remember that an interview is your opportunity to promote your skills, knowledge and attributes. Therefore read the advertisement for the position carefully and your responses to the Key Selection Criteria (KSC) and provide descriptive examples outlining your skills, attributes, knowledge and experience relating to the role. Try to predict the questions that you may be asked in the interview, the questions will specifically relate to the KSC.

Why didn’t I get an interview?

All applications are reviewed and short-listed based on the Key Selection Criteria (KSC) of the role, experience and availability. If you are not invited for an interview it may be because the applicants who were successful had skills, experience and availability that were more closely aligned with the requirements of the role.

What background checks and assessments will I need to complete?

  • Health Screen and Medical Check (including drug and alcohol testing)
  • Police Check
  • Mechanical reasoning and psychometric testing (if relevant to the position)
  • Reference Checks (a minimum of 2, preferably past employers)

How will I find out if I am successful after the interview process?

All applicants who are invited to an interview will be phoned within two weeks of their interview to inform them if they have been successful in obtaining the position or have been unsuccessful. Those applicants who have been unsuccessful will also receive a follow-up letter informing them of the result of their application and interview. We acknowledge that not getting a job can be highly disappointing, however please do not let this deter you from applying for other positions at TATURA. This can be used as an opportunity for you to review your resume, application and career goals. Some applicants may be asked to attend a second interview when there are candidates of equal ability and suitability for the role.

Does TATURA offer Work Experience/Graduate Program?

Yes as an employer of choice, TATURA offers opportunities for secondary students to undertake work placement and work experience. There are also places offered during the University breaks for tertiary students to come and work on projects relative to the vocation they are studying. For time to time as the business requires, Graduate programs will be available and open to motived, commented graduates looking to commence their career with a company that is a progressive market leader.

Other questions?

If you have not been able to find the information you need on this website, please email your query to: humanresources@tatmilk.com.au

Thank you for your interest in a career at TATURA.