Jobs to go at Murray Goulburn in Koroit

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MURRAY Goulburn will axe 60 tanker driver jobs across four sites, it revealed on Tuesday night.

In addition to the tanker driver jobs, a number of support roles are expected to go.

“It is expected that 60 tanker operator roles will be affected in Koroit, Leongatha, Maffra and Rochester and a number of support roles,” the company said in a statement.

Voluntary redundancies will be offered and the company will implement roster changes.

“This is a continuation of efforts to address MG’s cost base, improve efficiencies and ultimately increase earnings and the farmgate milk price,” the company said in the statement.

“We are committed to ensuring that we provide any affected employees with appropriate levels of support and the recognition that they deserve during this period of transition.

“MG will support employees by providing access to career transition and redeployment services.

“These actions are regrettable but necessary to ensure a strong MG that can deliver sustainable and competitive returns for our suppliers.”