We are preparing to start the 2022 Macadamia Season so we are now recruiting for our first intake to assist in the start of the harvest season and the remainder of dispatch of the huge 2021 crop. We will soon be recruiting for our second intake once cracking begins in April.   The 2021 season was the biggest we have ever processed and 2022 has been forecast as a bumper crop so we are going to need staff in a number of areas to help process, sort, roast, pack and ship thousands of tonnes of delicious Aussie Macadamias!

Suncoast Gold Macadamias are a medium sized employer in the Gympie area of South East Qld. We are large enough to employ up to 85+ people at the peak of our processing season and small enough to treat our employees as part of our macadamia family.  SGM is a 100% grower owned co-operative macadamia processor, we purchase fresh macadamia nuts from our loyal suppliers in all Australian growing regions and produce  high quality wholesale macadamia products for customers in Australia and around the world.   You have no doubt eaten a Suncoast Gold Macadamia as we supply some of the worlds leading manufacturers and food retail brands who produce ice-cream’s, snacks and health food products with our macadamias. 

We employ a mix of permanent and seasonal workforce at our Gympie processing facility, including both skilled and entry level positions.  We currently have the following positions vacant for the 2021 cracking season.


We are seeking skilled and motivated individuals to join our growing production team


Cook  – We are searching for a cook to join our in macadamia production team in 2022 at our Gympie processing plant.  Do you have skills transferable to large scale food processing? You will be required to follow recipes and instructions carefully, adhere with strict cleanliness and safety requirements and work well within a team environment. Interested? Immediate Start. Casual role following the rotating roster, will include morning and afternoon shifts and penalty rates.

Forklift Operator in Warehouse – Ensure deliveries are picked, packed and dispatched in a timely and accurate fashion / Forklift license with experience in high reach forklift an advantage.


Lab Assistant x 2 positions Training Provided. Conduct testing on products to ensure that it meets SGM stringent requirements. Requires attention to detail, record keeping.

Nut in Shell Receival Operator Loading/unloading trucks, safe and efficient equipment operation, working with silo and conveyor systems. Applicant must have Forklift ticket and be physically fit.

A range of casual positions are available throughout the season depending on skills and experience.  Forklift operators are in demand.

The hourly rate for these positions is dependent on skills and experience and will be discussed at interview.  Please APPLY NOW and send your resume to to be considered.

Positions are open for immediate start

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All applications should be emailed to detailing which position you are interested in and why.


Macadamia Export and Domestic Sales Assistant
Do you want to be part of a growing global plant based health food industry, marketing Australian grown macadamias to the global food manufacturing sector?
We are searching for and enthusiastic person with initiative and attention to detail to assist in coordinating export and domestic sales of wholesale macadamia products.
Must be able to work within a team in an orderly, accurate and timely manner; meet deadlines and shipping timeframes; and provide functional support to the Customer Contract Manager and within the Sales Department based at our Gympie Office.
Some experience preferred but training will be provided. Flexible casual position with approx 5 hours per day, 5 days per week available.
Email your resume and cover letter to



All applications should be emailed to detailing which position you are interested in and why.