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Maintenance Fitter - $5,000 Sign-On Bonus Available

Plant/Site:  JBS Townsville Plant
Req Id:  11961
Date Posted:  5 Jun 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
Our Townsville Plant is currently searching for an experienced Maintenance Fitter to join our high performing team in a full-time capacity. 


This is a unique opportunity to join a global organisation with a local community feel. 


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


Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Engaging in making, fitting or repairing mechanical machines, instruments or appliances
  • Fault finding and problem solving
  • Undertaking continuous improvement of plant equipment and systems
  • Being actively involved with inspections of equipment undergoing rebuild or repair
  • Taking a proactive approach in the implementation of preventative maintenance


About You

  • Must have Fitter and Turner trade qualifications
  • Previous experience with maintenance/repair in a fast-paced manufacturing environment
  • Ability to demonstrate integrity and a professional work attitude
  • Sound computer skills
  • Ability to work a rotating roster consisting of both day and afternoon shifts


Why work for JBS?

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


Interested? Apply Now! 


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