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Skilled Meat Workers - Boners/Slicers/Slaughter Persons

Plant/Site:  JBS Rockhampton Plant
Req Id:  11252
Date Posted:  28-Jun-2022


JBS Australia’s Northern Division operates five strategically-placed processing facilities as well as five feedlots across Queensland and New South Wales, with access to an extensive network of quality cattle.  Our network provides the ability to meet the specific demands of various market segments with an extensive range of grain-fed and pasture-fed products.

With approximately 8,500 employees spread across our offices, processing plants and feedlots, JBS Australia exports to more than 50 countries around the world.

JBS Australia is Australia's largest and most respected meat packer, marketer and exporter, supplying the finest grain fed and pasture fed meats to export and domestic customers for more than 20 years. JBS Australia exports to more than 50 countries around the world.


About the Role:

An exciting opportunity exists at our Rockhampton Plant for experienced Skilled Meat Workers – Boners, Slicers, Slaughter Persons. The Rockhampton processing facility is a 6 day operation processing approx. 700 head per day.  The facility runs on a rotating roster working 4 x 9.5 hour shifts.  We are looking for highly motivated people with their own transport as there is no public transport available. 

This is an excellent opportunity to join our dynamic, exciting team with opportunities for further career development within this global organisation. Positions are full time with the potential to earn $54,000 (commensurate with experience & skill levels applied) or more with additional allowances.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Adhering to Workplace Health & Safety and Quality procedures
  • Ability to work within a team environment with the ability to take direction
  • Good communications skills essential
  • Demonstrated integrity and good presentation
  • A professional work attitude
  • The ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Superior attendance
  • Performing general Slaughtering/Boning/Slicing duties
  • High focus & attention to detail


About you:

  • A minimum of 2 years’ proven experience in Boning, Slicing or Slaughtering/Sawing duties required. 
  • Relevant qualification (Cert 2/3 Meat processing) advantageous but not essential.
  • Proven high level of knife sharpening skills.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Quality Requirements.


Benefits include (but not limited to):

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


What next?

If you’re passionate and want to be a part of the largest meat, pork & salmon manufacturer and producer in Australia, this opportunity may be for you. Apply now!