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Maintenance Electrician

Plant/Site:  JBS Port Wakefield
Req Id:  11803
Date Posted:  4 Apr 2024

JBS Australia’s pork-processing facility is located in Port Wakefield, South Australia. All pigs are sourced from APIQ-accredited farms and is 100% bred, grown and finished in Australia with industry best-practice animal welfare standards. The brand, Seven Point Australian Pork, was developed specifically to meet the needs of an increasing desire from consumers for ‘locally made’ and ‘Australian made’ product.


About the Role

An opportunity exists for an experienced Maintenance Electrician to join our Seven Point Pork team in Port Wakefield in a full-time capacity. We are seeking a passionate individual who is committed to delivering an effective and professional service.


The successful applicant will be offered a salary of $36.5409 per hour and a tool allowance of $25 per shift if working on the Gas Box, Cooker, Save-All pits or Tallow Tank. The role is 38 hours plus potential for overtime. Salary is paid according to organisational EBA-Industrial Agreement.


Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Maintaining a safe work environment for tradesperson and operators. Complying with all legislative & JBS safety requirement
  • Ensuring minimum downtime of all plant electrical & control systems through prompt response to & resolutions of equipment breakdown.
  • Ensuring maximum equipment reliability through completion of assigned preventative & corrective maintenance activity.
  • Assisting in maintaining spare parts & equipment to cover all critical areas & source prospective suppliers of new and existing equipment.
  • Communicating plant issues to maintenance & production supervisors.
  • Identifying & developing potential plant & operational efficiency improvements to improve plant production & minimize downtime and waste.
  • Maintaining where required control system documentation including schematics, manuals, parameters & layouts.
  • Supporting fellow electrical team member in understanding and resolving technical issues. Responsible for new electrical installations, modification and equipment testing


About You

  • South Australian A grade electrical license is essential
  • Previous experience in similar role Experience with PLC, HMI/SCADA, VSD, Power Distribution & Instrumentation
  • Strong fault finding skills
  • Solid understanding of GMP & HACCP concepts and procedures
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team as part of a team
  • Sound knowledge of Electrical and WH&S regulations


Why work for JBS?

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


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