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Talent Acquisition & Engagement Coordinator

Plant/Site:  JBS Bordertown Plant
Req Id:  12163
Date Posted:  27-Jul-2022

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:

Due to the steady and ongoing growth of the JBS Australia business, a newly created opportunity has arisen for an experienced Talent Acquisition and Engagement Coordinator to join the People & Culture team at JBS Bordertown.


Reporting to the HR Manager, this position will play a pivotal role in providing consistent and sustainable support to the Plant Operations team by identifying offshore recruitment requirements, managing the end to end recruitment process (onboarding, orientation, induction, etc.) as well as the ongoing pastoral care of our offshore workforce.


Please note: This position is based at Bordertown, South Australia. Relocation assistance will be provided to successful candidates who are willing and able to relocate.


Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Provide end to end, hands-on support and pastoral care to new employees across a range of new arrival activities including; Accommodation; Transport; Shopping; Banking; & Communications.
  • Work with the Pacific Labour Facility (PLF) to ensure efficiency and sponsor obligations are met
  • Manage site expectations on PALM resourcing based on reporting, candidate arrivals and process updates
  • Conduct meetings with internal and external stakeholder to provide direction, advice and query management
  • Support on continual process improvement efficiencies
  • Ad hoc reporting as required by the business units
  • Maintain accurate data records for immigration and reporting purposes


About you:

  • Demonstrable experience within a similar role, ideally with a high-volume blue-collar workforce
  • Working knowledge and application with offshore recruitment, including mobility (“in country” & domestically) through DFAT
  • Familiarity/experience working with the PLF (Pacific Labour Facility) in coordinating/supporting the PALM Scheme
  • Experience working with an “Approved Employer” under the auspices of The PALM Scheme (Pacific Australia Labour Mobility)
  • Knowledge of worker placements from one of the 9 Pacific Island Countries covered by the PALM Scheme
  • Demonstrated ability to provide situational leadership
  • Competently identifies cause & effect relationships
  • Responds calmly in difficult situations maintaining a strong customer service focus
  • Ability to prioritise and multi-skill
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Makes self fully available as required


Benefits include (but are not limited to):

  • Heavily discounted meat products
  • Retail discounts with national partners
  • Health insurance discounts on Bupa Health and Medibank Private
  • Long term career progression opportunities


What next?

If you’re passionate and want to be a part of the largest meat, pork and salmon manufacturer and producer in Australia, this opportunity may be for you. Apply now!


Any queries, please email