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Value Added Area Leader PM Shift

Plant/Site:  JBS Brooklyn Plant
Req Id:  11754
Date Posted:  19-Nov-2021

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.


An exciting opportunity for an experienced and motivated Value Added Room Area Leader on the PM Shift currently exists to join our VA team at our Brooklyn Plant. Located just 15 minutes west of the Melbourne CBD.


The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Understands and implement/enforce the requirements for each of the SOP’s that are relevant to this department e.g. Allergen, EU, halal, SA, BSE etc.
  • Production scheduling and supervision of staff
  • Directly responsible for value added room & associated operations
  • Maintain the daily running of FSQA system in the value added room
  • Maintain current knowledge of relevant statutory export meat requirements and AQIS Notices and ensure that all statutory requirement are met
  • Participate in training programs for Supervisory Staff as authorised by the Plant Manager
  • Ensure all equipment is in a satisfactory state of use
  • Carry out internal quality audits as directed by the FSQAM and ensure corrective action is taken when critical limits are exceeded
  • Ensure inventory and stock levels are adequate for production requirements while following stock rotation procedures.
  • Ensure production and quality targets are met
  • Oversee personal hygiene, preoperational and operational hygiene procedures as set down in SSOP’s
  • Liaise with AQIS Inspection Staff in value added room.
  • Liaise with Value Added Supervisor, FSQAM and FSQAO’s on all matters relation to FSAQ and training
  • Attend Management Review Meetings in the absence of the Value Added Room Supervisor.
  • Understand and implement retail labelling requirements.


About you:

  • Proven leadership and supervisory capabilities.
  • Demonstrated commitment to meeting all requirements in relation to food safety, people safety and maintenance and enhancement of brand integrity.
  • Sound technical knowledge of meat processing.
  • Proven capacity to maintain productivity levels.
  • Ability to maintain an appropriate skill mix in order to maximise productivity.
  • Ability to follow JBS Australia Policies and Procedures
  • Willing to undergo Pre employment Medical  and Qfever Process.
  • COVID Vaccinated
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to communicate and work seamlessly with internal stakeholders



Apply now with a covering letter and your resume to michelle.gurdezi@jbssa.com.au

Applications Close:15 December 2021