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Production Cadet

Plant/Site:  JBS Riverina Plant
Req Id:  12281
Date Posted:  25-Jul-2022

Location: The Riverina Plant is a 5-day operation which employs approximately 420 people. Located 75km south east of Griffith, in the heart of the Murrumbidgee irrigation district, our Riverina processing plant is an integrated grain fed facility.  JBS Riverina Beef plant has current processing capacity of 600 head of beef per day, and is fed purely by the adjoining feedlot that has a carrying capacity of 53,333 head.


About the role:

This role presents an exciting opportunity reporting through to the Plant Manager, working closely with Management and Supervisors including the key functional areas of QA & HR to accelerate and broaden Management and Operational competency, in preparation for future appointment to Supervisory or other suitable roles.


Responsibilities include:

  • Assist in maintaining control of plant operations, achieving site throughput targets whilst maintaining emphasis on food safety, product specifications, WH&S and employee/industrial relations.
  • Assist with KPI benchmarking, to ensure consistent process and product recovery performance outcomes across all Plant operations.
  • Undertake projects and activities as directed by the Plant Manager


About you:

  • Successful experience in leadership is desirable
  • Excellent communication and a proactive approach
  • Ability to prioritise, multi skill; high attention to detail
  • High level of motivation, commitment and enthusiasm
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation, business practices, policies and procedures as they relate to a meat processing facility
  • Commitment to the organization to successfully succession plan into a Supervisory position


Benefits include (but are not limited to):

  • Retail discounts with national partners
  • Health insurance discounts on Bupa Health and Medibank Private


What next:

If you are passionate and dedicated to be a part of the largest meat, pork & salmon manufacturer and producer in Australia (and the largest protein producer globally), this opportunity may be for you. Apply now!


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