Processing Roles - Longford Plant

Plant/Site:  JBS Longford Plant
Req Id:  11257
Date Posted:  29 Jan 2024

Located 15 minutes south of Launceston, Tasmania’s northern capital, Longford is the gateway to some of the world’s most famous and picturesque trout fishing in Australia. The Longford region is predominantly agricultural, noted for wool, dairy produce, and stock breeding. With its high rainfall and cold winters, it’s a perfect environment for growing pasture-fed cattle.

Longford’s complex medium sized fully integrated processing facility produces a range of grass and grain fed beef products under brands such as King Island Beef, Red Gum, Great Southern, Pinnacle and Little Joes.

JBS Longford exports to over 30 countries around the world including Brazil, China, Switzerland, and the EU. Longford’s plant employs approximately 300 team members with a current processing capacity of 550 head of cattle per day, operating 5 days a week.


About the Role:

An exciting opportunity for skilled and unskilled knife hands, & labourers exists at our Longford plant. This is a 5-day operation with around 320 employees.


The role’s responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Packing or sorting of meat
  • Repetitive heavy lifting
  • Work across different production departments 
  • Ability to work within a team environment
  • Good communication skills on all levels is essential
  • Demonstrate integrity and professional attitude to work
  • Adherence and commitment to availability as per scheduled working hours
  • Demonstrated ability to adhere to Workplace Health and Safety and Quality Assurance procedures


About you:

  • Self- driven and motivated
  • Ability to work in a repetitive and fast paced environment
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Must have full working rights
  • Own reliable transport to and from work
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Previous knife experience desirable but not essential
  • Willingness to undergo pre-employment medical and physical examinations


Benefits include (but not limited to):

  • Retail discounts with national partners
  • Health insurance discounts on Bupa Health and Medibank Private
  • Heavily discounted meat products


What next?
If you’re passionate and want to be a part of the largest meat, pork and salmon manufacturer and producer in Australia, this opportunity may be for you.