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Electrical Maintenance Technician

Plant/Site:  Wacol
Req Id:  11728
Date Posted:  01-Jan-2022

Primo Smallgoods has a highly recognisable portfolio of products including bacon, ham, salami, continentals, cooked and fresh sausages, as well as fresh pork, and is the leading smallgoods player across both the retail and food-service channels, with a growing export business. Primo is unique for owning and operating manufacturing plants, packing facilities and distribution warehouses, allowing us to maintain the highest level of quality control in the industry.


Primo currently have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Electrician at our Primo Foods Wacol facility. We are seeking a passionate and energetic individual with a proactive mindset who is committed to providing an effective professional service. This new role will be responsible for solely providing preventative maintenance support across the packaging production plant. This is a salaried position on a permanent bases, have that added security and entitlements. Roster is dependent on demand and production cycles. 


  • Ensure maximum equipment uptime is achieved by completing effective and efficient Electrical preventative maintenance when production is not running on all packaging production lines.
  • Endorses excellent communication skills to manage day to day tasks, 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 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;
  • Knowledge in THERMOFORMING packaging machines i.e.: MULTIVAC, TIROMAT and SEALPAC
  • Knowledge in SLICING machines i.e.: WEBER, TREIF, FORMAX and HAJEC
  • Experience in maintenance/repair in a fast-paced modern manufacturing environment FMCG
  • PLC, Variable speed Drives and Pneumatics 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.
  • Single site and parking
  • Competitive salary package


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!