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Shift Electrician

Plant/Site:  JBS Longford Plant
Req Id:  11255
Date Posted:  13-May-2022


About the Role:

Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, an opportunity currently exists for a Shift Electrician to ensure the availability, reliability and capability of plant assets in a beef operation. Longford plant is a 5-day operation with approximately 350 employees.


Well trained, motivated employees are the key to our success. JBS understands that employment is a partnership. We are committed to offering a positive work environment, continuous learning and appropriately rewarding the people who make our company a success. We expect your best. In return, you choose how far you’ll go with JBS.


Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • Ensure the availability, reliability and capability of the plant assets
  • Monitor, follow up and address issues associated with the implementation and progress of planned and unplanned maintenance tasks
  • Continuous improvement of plant equipment and systems
  • Communication with management in relation to equipment and maintenance issues
  • Understand and implement quality control techniques
  • Proactive approach in the implementation of preventative maintenance
  • Be actively involved with inspections of equipment undergoing rebuild or repair


About you:

  • A grade electrical trade qualifications and experience
  • Experience in maintenance/repair in a fast-paced manufacturing environment, ideally food or beverage
  • A thorough understanding of maintenance work management practices
  • Proven experience with PLC's & trouble shooting
  • Understanding of work planning and scheduling procedures
  • Experience gained from a large heavy industry organisation
  • Sound computer skills
  • Effective and efficient problem-solving skills
  • Thorough understanding and knowledge of OH&S regulations/procedures
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to work weekends where required
  • Ability to work autonomously and in a team environment


Benefits include (but not limited to):

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


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. If you are self-motivated, this unique opportunity could be yours.  Apply now!