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Maintenance Electrician

Plant/Site:  JBS Bordertown Plant
Req Id:  11400
Date Posted:  1 Apr 2024

JBS Australia’s Southern Division, headquartered in Melbourne, has the largest multi-species processing facility in Australia, processing beef, sheep, and goats. JBS Southern processing facilities have access to all major international markets, providing our livestock suppliers with a range of markets and brand opportunities.


About the role:

An exciting opportunity exists at our Bordertown Plant for a skilled full time Maintenance Electrician. We are seeking a passionate and energetic individual who is committed to providing an effective professional service. This is a fabulous opportunity to join our dynamic, exciting organisation and enjoy the benefits and satisfaction in contributing to the continued growth and success of our business. This role will be responsible for providing maintenance across the plant where required, providing leadership & support across the maintenance team & the business to drive a culture of continuous improvement. The role is a full-time role with the potential to earn between $60,000 - $80,000 plus potential for overtime Salary is paid according to organisational EBA-Industrial Agreement.



  • Maintaining a safe work environment for tradesperson and operators. Complying with all legislative & JBS safety requirement
  • Ensuring minimum downtime of all plant electrical & control systems through prompt response to & resolutions of equipment breakdown.
  • Ensuring maximum equipment reliability through completion of assigned preventative & corrective maintenance activity.
  • Assisting in maintaining spare parts & equipment to cover all critical areas & source prospective suppliers of new and existing equipment.
  • Communicating plant issues to maintenance & production supervisors.
  • Identifying & developing potential plant & operational efficiency improvements to improve plant production & minimize downtime and waste.
  • Maintaining where required control system documentation including schematics, manuals, parameters & layouts.
  • Supporting fellow electrical team member in understanding and resolving technical issues.
  • Currently weekend shift available.


About you:

  • South Australian A grade electrical license.
  • Strong fault finding skills.
  • Solid understanding of GMP & HACCP concepts and procedures.
  • The ability to function independently and as part of a team without direct supervision
  • Good communication & interpersonal skills.
  • Experience with PLC, HMI/SCADA, VSD, Power Distribution & Instrumentation.
  • Sound knowledge of WH&S regulations.



  • Retail discounts with national partners
  • Health insurance discounts on Bupa Health and Medibank Private


What next?

If you are passionate about taking on a challenge and building a career with the largest meat, pork & salmon producer and manufacturer, this may be a perfect opportunity for you. Apply now!

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