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Plant/Site:  Wacol
Req Id:  11731
Date Posted:  01-Jan-2022

From humble beginnings as a butcher shop, Primo is now a household name on a journey to being a purposeful food brand. We hold market leading positions, across a house of brands, in multiple categories from Smallgoods to Cheese Snacking.  

We are truly local for local, dedicated to serving our Customers and Consumers without politics: strategy, production and execution starts and ends here, and we are not burdened by the overbearing processes and approvals that often constrain companies of our size.

And last but not least, we are building a culture to match the ambition and we are proud to be part of the JBS Group.


Primo currently have fantastic opportunities for experienced Electricians at our Primo Foods Wacol Facility. This role is responsible for providing maintenance support across the production plant. We have positions for both day and afternoon shift.


  • Ensure maximum equipment uptime is achieved by completing effective and efficient mechanical preventative and breakdown maintenance.
  • Endorses excellent communication skills to manage day to day tasks, breakdowns, quality, safety issues and escalations to your supervisor
  • Ensure that all electrical work meets all company safety and housekeeping requirements and conforms to all relevant regulations.
  • Demonstrate high-level problem-solving skills to identify and troubleshoot faults to rectify problems.
  • Be a proactive team member who shows initiative to build on cultural change improvements to create a stress-free environment


About you:

  • Electrical Fitter Mechanic Trade Licence qualifications;
  • Strong knowledge in THERMOFORMING packaging machines i.e.: MULTIVAC, TIROMAT and SEALPAC is advantageous
  • Strong knowledge in SLICING machines i.e.: WEBER, TREIF, FORMAX and HAJEC is advantageous
  • Experience in maintenance/repair in a fast-paced  modern manufacturing environment; FMCG is advantageous
  • Problem solving and diagnostic skills;
  • PLC, Variable speed Drives and Pneumatics experience
  • Lean manufacturing and continuous improvement experience is advantageous
  • A disciplined ability to work safely and autonomously in a team environment


Benefits include (but not limited to):

  • Retail discounts with national partners
  • Health insurance discounts on Bupa Health and Medibank Private
  • Reward & Recognition Program.
  • Parking facilities available


What next?

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