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Mechanical Fitter

Plant/Site:  JBS Port Wakefield
Req Id:  11290
Date Posted:  14-Jan-2022


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:

Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, a full-time opportunity currently exists for a Skilled Mechanical Fitter to ensure the availability, reliability and capability of plant assets in a pork processing operation in Port Wakefield, South Australia. Hourly rate of $32.4281 plus potential overtime. Salary is paid according to organisational EBA-Industrial Agreement.    

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):

  • To ensure maximum equipment uptime is achieved by providing effective and efficient mechanical preventative and breakdown maintenance.
  • Ensure that all mechanical work is carried out to meet the Company safety and housekeeping requirements and conforms to all relevant regulations.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify faults with the ability to troubleshoot and rectify problems.
  • Providing mechanical support to day shift and afternoon shift as required.


About you:

  • Mechanical trade qualifications and post-trade experience of a minimum of 2 years.
  • Experience in maintenance/repair in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.
  • Effective and efficient fault finding and diagnostic skills.
  • Confined Space and BA Competence highly desired.
  • Ability to work afternoon and day shifts Monday-Friday, overtime maybe required (including weekends).


Benefits include (but not limited to):

  • Retail discounts with national partners
  • Health insurance discounts on Bupa Health and Medibank Private
  • Weekly Pay
  • Shift Allowances
  • Staff discount on meat products


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!


For enquires please email jobs@jbssa.com.au


Posting date: 14.01.2022

Closing date: 14.02.2022