A typical day at work at One Harvest: Vegco, Bairnsdale was a touch experience. There was a lot of heavy lifting, quick thinking, product to produce. You had to be strong physically and mentally and be able to be incredibly flexible.
I learned that I can be an amazing worker when i put my mind to it and i can overcome difficult situations. I learned that i have to work hard and just how hard i can work, and how difficult a job can be.
Management was a mixed bag of relaxed and strict which gave me the unique opportunity to find my own pace and push me to work harder. All management staff though were always looking out for the team and hard workers themselves so we always got along.
Co-workers were a mixed bag as well, but we all knew that we were in this together and we supported each other and became close friends.
The Hardest part of my job was the less than ideal conditions. In 2 degrees i was expected to work in small, soaking wet places and that was difficult being 6'2'', but i made it work and honed my organisational skills to make it more bearable.
The Most enjoyable part of working at Vegco was the challenge. I had never been given a challenge so daunting than working in a fast paced factory environment. I rose to the challenge, and enjoyed being used to my full potential and beyond.