Working at Croplands
Croplands is a subsidiary of Nufarm Limited, one of the world's leading crop protection companies, producing products that help farmers protect their crops against damage caused by weeds, pests and disease.
Our focus is on developing an extensive range of products with leading edge technology and training packages to ensure we continue to grow market share and maintain our position as the leading supplier to the market. At Croplands we value customer satisfaction and loyalty, we have a strong dealer network that supports and promotes our products.
Our head office situated in Dry Creek, South Australia and we have warehouses in Midvale WA, Toowoomba QLD and Hastings New Zealand. We have a strong dynamic team of around 90 staff who all play different but important roles in keeping the business moving forward.
The working environment at Croplands is fantastic, we have a great bunch of people in the team, we have a social and friendly atmosphere making Croplands a great place to work. We aim to have staff BBQ's at least quarterly so that all staff get the opportunity to mingle together as well as providing staff with any updates in regards to the business.
We put emphasis on the health, safety and wellbeing of our people and believe that safety must come first.
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Sales and Marketing
Our sales team is made up of 16 Regional and Territory Managers who cover both Australia and New Zealand. Their focus is ensuring that we understand our customers needs by gathering local information to ensure that our products are best suited to the diverse Australian and New Zealand markets.
The Territory Managers work closely with the dealer network to organise events for local farming communities such as product demonstration and training days.
Croplands Marketing handles all aspects of marketing and communication for Croplands including print, digital, radio and television advertising, media releases, newsletters, presence at field days and trade-shows and corporate sponsorship. Croplands Marketing also works with our network of dealers to provide in-store promotional items such as merchandise stands and product posters, buyers' guides and season sales programs; as well as offering creative support for dealer advertising.
Our customer support team is dedicated in providing first class service and support to our dealer network and product end users. Our team’s experience, collectively combining over 100 years of knowledge, can offer highly regarded assistance and advice on our extensive range of products, parts and accessories.
Our Operations team is split in to 4 departments covering Production, Planning, Purchasing, and Logistics.
Our production area is divided into 4 stations.
- The Pre-assembly team prepare the chassis and tank components
- The Plumbing team fit up the units with pumps and controllers and connect all the hoses
- The Application team specialise in the assembly of applicators such as booms and fans
- The Testing team ensure every unit meet our high level of quality standards before being delivers to the customer.
Our team of production planners schedule work for production team to ensure we meet our customer's expectations.
Our team of experienced buyers purchases goods both locally and overseas.
Our logistic team ensure that all that we get our products out the door on time every time. We have stores personnel based at all our sites with our biggest branch in Adelaide being split into good receiving and despatch.
Finance and Administration
The finance and Administration team look after the accounts for the business, this department has a strong focus on internal controls and efficiency reviews.
Research and Development
The R&D team consist of experienced technical engineers, using state of the art solidworks 3D modelling software we shorten our development time by utilising the FEA (Finite Element Analysis) capabilities of solidworks programming.