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Facilities Manager

Plant/Site:  JBS Dinmore Plant
Req Id:  13889
Date Posted:  14 Apr 2024



About Us

JBS Australia is the largest and most respected meat and food producer in Australia. We have a strong portfolio of leading and renowned beef, lamb, pork, salmon and value-added branded products, such as AMH, Swift, Primo, Murray Valley and Huon. JBS Australia is a part of the global JBS business, the largest animal protein business in the world, and the second largest food company, with operations in North America, South America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand.


The JBS Dinmore Processing Plant is the largest beef facility in the southern hemisphere. Located near Ipswich, in south east Queensland, the facility has a daily production ability of 3,400 cattle and employs approximately 1,500 people. Cattle are sourced from the finest cattle producing regions to produce a diverse range of pasture fed and grain beef products, from commodity to premium. The renowned AMH brand, the award-winning Yardstick, the highly marbled grain fed Pure Prime and our state’s brand, Queenslander Beef and more are all produced at Dinmore.


About the Role

JBS Dinmore is currently recruiting an experienced Facilities Manager to join the leadership team in a full-time capacity. Reporting to the Engineering Manager, this role is ideal for anyone that is wanting to further develop their leaderships skills and join an organisation that is leading the way in the meat industry.


Your key responsibilities will include:


Maintenance Management -

  • Managing the short and long term maintenance activities of building infrastructure and ancillary services of the Plant
  • Managing day shift support team performing long-term equipment overhauls, projects and process tool maintenance
  • Coordinating of 1st & 2nd year apprentices
  • Overseeing the Boiler & Refrigeration operators to ensure a safe and efficient operation
  • Continuous monitoring and maintenance of the extensive ammonia refrigeration and boiler systems
  • Managing the fire systems to ensure operation and maintenance meet the plants statutory compliance
  • Liaising with the Maintenance Planner to ensure boiler & refrigeration equipment are registered and serviced as per Australian standards
  • Developing and implementing appropriate maintenance strategies to ensure buildings, plant and equipment are maintained in a safe and efficient manner
  • Providing direction, advice and assistance to the maintenance and production staff in engineering and maintenance related issues
  • Ensuring maintenance manning levels meet plant requirements
  • Monitoring and responding to maintenance workforce capability needs
  • Ensuring the effective and efficient use of contractor and suppliers


Continuous Improvement -

  • Developing and implementing shutdown plans in conjunction with the Plant Engineer and, Maintenance Planner
  • Taking a proactive approach in understanding the root causes of downtime, energy and water usages and designing and proposing solutions to eliminate those causes
  • Proactively analysing maintenance and sustainability information to identify weaknesses in equipment and/or maintenance strategies to eliminate waste, significant or repetitive breakdowns
  • Preparing and submitting minor capital applications
  • Develop and implement a positive culture of safe operating procedures and practices


Communication -

  • Accurately communicating with plant management and production personnel
  • Ensuring accurate and frequent communication with the Plant Engineer & maintenance team


About You

  • Mechanical/Electrical Trade Qualifications
  • Experience working with refrigeration and boilers advantageous
  • Experience in maintenance supervision or management
  • Experience in a food manufacturing environment desirable
  • The ability to plan organise and control project and maintenance activities to optimise the use of available resources
  • Sound knowledge of OH&S regulations
  • Must have Australian work rights


Why work for JBS Australia?

  • Heavily discounted meat products
  • Retail discounts with national partners
  • Health insurance discounts on Bupa Health and Medibank Private
  • Ongoing training and career development opportunities


Interested? APPLY NOW!


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