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Maintenance Fitters

Plant/Site:  Wacol
Req Id:  11730
Date Posted:  25-Jun-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 Foods, with a new management team, now part of the JBS business which is the largest meat processor, exporter and feedlotter in Australia, this position offers the opportunity to join our industry leading team. We are looking for a person with the drive and commitment to make a difference in our business and embrace in our commitment to enrich everyday family moments.


An exciting opportunity now exists for an experienced Mechanical Fitter to join our maintenance team at our Wacol facilities in the Western Suburbs of Brisbane. We are seeking a passionate and energetic individual with a proactive mindset who is committed to providing an effective professional service. This role will be responsible for solely providing preventative maintenance support across the production plant. This role is on a full time permanent bases, have that added security with entitlements. 


We operate Monday to Friday on permanent morning or afternoon shifts, take your pick, early riser or night owl, 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):

  • Retail discounts with national partners 
  • Health insurance discounts on Bupa Health and Medibank Private 
  • Reward & Recognition Program 
  • Single site and parking 
  • Competitive salary package


What next?

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


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