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Cold Storage Labourers

Plant/Site:  JBS Brooklyn Plant
Req Id:  12241
Date Posted:  03-Aug-2022

JBS Australia’s Southern Division, headquartered in Melbourne, has the largest multi-species processing facility in Australia, processing beef, sheep, and goats. JBS Southern processing facilities have access to all major international markets, providing our livestock suppliers with a range of markets and brand opportunities.


ABN: 14011062338


With the largest Cold Stores facility in our Australian JBS Family, our team comprises of approximately 160 full time employees. We pride ourselves on providing a challenging and rewarding team environment with opportunity for growth and progression.


Who are we looking for?

We are interested in speaking to applicants that have an interest or experience in a position that involves manual handling, container loading and unloading, cold storage and warehousing.  We are recruiting for 40 positions.

This is an entry level position based at our facility in Brooklyn, Melbourne, VIC with the opportunity to upskill and increase your hourly rate. The hourly rate is $22.42 as per the JBS Australia Pty Ltd Brooklyn Cold Storage Enterprise Agreement 2018.


Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Manual handling, sorting and lifting of boxes up to 25kgs in a cold environment
  • General warehousing duties such as wrapping pallets and scanning
  • Some freezer work may be required


About you:

  • Work well in a team environment
  • Looking for a stable ongoing 40 hours per week
  • Have reliable transport
  • Ability to take part in physical work
  • Ability to work in a Chilled environment
  • Availability on the AM shift starting at 5am or afternoon shift starting at 1:30pm
  • Monday to Friday only, with the opportunity of overtime
  • Able to work in freezer environment if required
  • COVID Vaccinated with Booster


What's in it for you:

  • Full time ongoing employment
  • Lots of opportunity to upskill and get paid for it
  • If you want a career, we can help you get where you want to be
  • PPE provided
  • Onsite canteen, parking and butcher shop
  • Enjoy discounted meat products


What next?

If you’re passionate and want to be a part of the largest meat, pork and salmon producer in Australia, this opportunity may be for you. Apply now!