Skilled Meat Workers

Plant/Site:  JBS Port Wakefield
Req Id:  11291
Date Posted:  10 Feb 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 exciting opportunity exists at our Port Wakefield facility for experienced Skilled Meat Workers. We are seeking passionate and energetic individuals who are committed to providing an effective service.  This is an excellent opportunity to join our dynamic, exciting organisation and enjoy the benefits and satisfaction in contributing to the continued growth and success of our business, with opportunities for further career development within this global organisation.


The successful individuals should be prepared to show leadership qualities and provide support across the business to drive a culture of continuous improvement. These are full time positions with the potential to earn up to $54,000 (commensurate with experience & skill levels applied, and more with additional allowances and/or overtime where worked).


Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • To adhere to Workplace Health & Safety and Quality procedures
  • Ability to work within a team environment with the ability to take direction
  • Good communication skills essential
  • Demonstrated integrity and good presentation
  • The ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Performing general slaughtering / boning / slicing / sawing duties
  • High focus & attention to detail.


About you:

  • A minimum of 2 years’ proven experience in Boning, Slicing or Slaughtering / Sawing required
  • Relevant qualification (Cert 2/3 meat processing) advantageous but not essential
  • Knowledge and understanding of different rotations
  • Proven high level of knife sharpening skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of related quality requirements.



  • Retail discounts with national partners
  • Health insurance discounts on Bupa Health and Medibank Private
  • Opportunities for employment sponsorship


What next?

If you are passionate about taking on a challenge and building a career with the largest meat, pork & salmon producer and manufacturer in Australia, this may be a perfect opportunity for you.  Apply now!


For enquiries please email


Post Date: 02/08/2022    Closing Date: 02/09/2022