Electrical and Controls Engineer

Plant/Site:  JBS Brooklyn Plant
Req Id:  13657
Date Posted:  9 Feb 2024

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.

 

About Us

JBS Australia is a part of the global JBS business, which is the largest animal protein business in the world, and second largest food company with operations in North America, South America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand.

 

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.

 

About the Role

The JBS Brooklyn Plant (located 15 minutes west of the Melbourne CBD) currently has an opportunity for an experienced Electrical & Controls Engineer with a high-performance mindset to join the Engineering Leadership Team in a full-time capacity.

 

Reporting to the site Engineering Manager, and supported by the JBS Group Engineering Leaders, this role forms an integral part of the engineering management team and is accountable for leading the electrical function of ten (10) team members. You will be known for your ability to develop collaborative & time critical solutions using solid engineering principles to support multiple operational functions performed on site.

 

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring the reliability and safe operation of all plant electrical, control and automation systems
  • Identifying and developing potential plant and operational efficiency improvements to improve production and minimize downtime and waste
  • Maintaining and providing all required control system documentation including schematics, manuals, parameters and layouts.
  • Maintaining sufficient spare parts and equipment to cover all critical areas and source prospective suppliers for obsolete equipment
  • Proactively supporting and leading the maintenance team to resolve electrical and control issues
  • Following up on completed work and confirming satisfactory and safe work practices
  • Ensuring all electrical personnel are consulted, trained and competent in the current and future control systems

 

About You

  • Tertiary qualifications in electrical engineering with further experience in control systems
  • Previous experience in a manufacturing environment advantageous
  • Sound understanding of Electrical Safety and regulatory requirements including best practice outcomes
  • Strong organisational and planning skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to solve complex problems
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Previous people management and leadership skills

 

Why work for JBS?

  • Access to heavily discounted meats products
  • Access to retail discounts with national partners
  • Health insurance discounts on Bupa Health and Medibank Private

 

Interested? Apply now!

 

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.