DAIRY processor Murray Goulburn has continued the rationalisation of its workforce, cutting another three jobs at its Koroit factory as part of a statewide restructure that will eliminate 72 jobs.
The loss of three jobs follows the abolition of 29 positions at the Koroit factory last year.
Murray Goulburn said the latest round of job cuts was driven by its ongoing commitment to improving efficiency, productivity and cost competitiveness.
The 72 positions to go at processing facilities include 38 at Cobram, 15 at Leongatha, eight at Kiewa, four at Edith Creek and four at Rochester. The changes will take effect from late September to early October.
Murray Goulburn said it would try to minimise the impact of the job losses by achieving the rationalisation first through natural attrition, then through cutting contract and casual positions and later through voluntary redundancies.