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Maintenance Fitter

Plant/Site:  JBS Townsville Plant
Req Id:  11961
Date Posted:  16-Jul-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.


About the role:

Are you a Maintenance Fitter looking for a warmer lifestyle? Townsville, is a coastal city in North-East Queensland and offers endless exploring and experiences, and our company offers the career opportunities to match.


Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, an opportunity exists for a qualified Fitter to join our Townsville Team on a full-time, permanent basis to support the success of one of our award winning, beef processing facilities.


Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • Engage in making, fitting or repairing mechanical machines, instruments or appliances.
  • Fault finding and problem solving
  • Continuous improvement of plant equipment and systems
  • Be actively involved with inspections of equipment undergoing rebuild or repair
  • Proactive approach in the implementation of preventative maintenance


About you:

  • Fitter and Tuner trade qualifications essential
  • Experience in maintenance/repair in a fast-paced manufacturing environment is advantageous however not necessary
  • Able to demonstrate integrity and a professional work attitude
  • Sound computer skills
  • Ability to work a rotating roster of day and afternoon shift.


Benefits include (but not limited to):

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


What next?

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


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