Electrician- $5,000 Sign-On Bonus

Plant/Site:  JBS Townsville Plant
Req Id:  11857
Date Posted:  8 Feb 2024



About Us

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


Located 12km south of Townsville, a major gateway to Queensland’s world-renowned Great Barrier Reef, the JBS Townsville processing facility is JBS Australia’s most northern operation. Cattle are sourced from a wide supply area including the Northern Territory, north and north-western Queensland and packed into the AMH brand, the most trusted name in beef. The facility employs approximately 430 employees and processes approximately 900 head per day, operating 4 days/week. 


About the Role

JBS Townsville is currently recruiting a qualified Electrician to join the Maintenance on a full-time basis. Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, this role will be responsible for the continuous improvement of plant equipment and systems.


A $5,000 sign-on bonus is available to applicable candidates. *Conditions apply.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Be actively involved with inspections of equipment undergoing rebuild or repair
  • Proactively approaching the implementation of preventative maintenance
  • Effectively communicating with the management team in relation to equipment and systems


About You

  • Possess a current, valid electrical trade qualification
  • QLD Electrical registration
  • Experience in maintenance/repair in a fast-paced manufacturing environment advantageous
  • Ability to demonstrate integrity and a professional work attitude
  • Ability to work a rotating roster of day and afternoon shifts
  • Must have Australian working rights


Why work for JBS? 

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


Interested? Apply Now!