Mechanical Fitter - Afternoon Shift (Pack)

Plant/Site:  Wacol
Req Id:  13427
Date Posted:  28 Jan 2024

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.


We are seeking a Mechanical Fitter to join the team at our Wacol facility in the Western Suburbs of Brisbane. Wacol is bounded to the west by the Brisbane River, 18 kilometres south-west of Brisbane CBD. This position is on afternoon shift (3pm - 11pm) with regular opportunities for overtime.


Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • To ensure maximum equipment uptime is achieved by providing effective and efficient mechanical preventative and breakdown maintenance.
  • Engage in making, fitting or repairing mechanical machines, instruments or appliances.
  • Ensure that all mechanical work is carried out to meet the Company safety and housekeeping requirements and conforms to all relevant regulations.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify faults with the ability to troubleshoot and rectify problems.
  • Providing mechanical support to day shift and afternoon shift as required.
  • Other responsibilities that may come up, such as working on projects.


About you:

  • Certificate III or above qualifications in hydraulics or pneumatics; and/or
  • Certificate IV Engineering Mechanical Special Class; and/or
  • Certificate IV Fluid Power (Pneumatics)
  • Ability to MIG and TIG Weld Stainless steel highly desired.
  • Forklift Ticket highly desired
  • Effective and efficient fault finding and diagnostic skills.
  • Thorough understanding and knowledge of WHS regulations/procedures.
  • Confined Space and BA Competence highly desired.
  • Experience in maintenance/repair in a fast-paced modern manufacturing environment FMCG (food experience would be highly regarded although not essential)


Benefits include (but not limited to):

  • $5,000 sign on bonus (terms and conditions apply)
  • 15% shift loading for afternoon shift.
  • Heavily discounted Primo products
  • Retail discounts and health insurance discounts
  • Reward & Recognition Program
  • Uniform included.
  • Immediate start
  • Free physio onsite.


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!


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