Maintenance Electrician

Great work environment, Fantastic hourly rate of $47.79 + allowances and shift penalties, Predominately day shift work.

J R Simplot Company

Simplot Australia Pty Limited (Simplot Australia) is a wholly owned subsidiary of the J.R. Simplot Company, a family-owned, multi-national food and agriculture business. Simplot Australia is trusted as one of the leading providers of quality, sustainable food for the ever-changing needs of consumers and customers in Australia, New Zealand and select Asia Pacific markets. We have built long term partnerships with Australian farmers and our unique and diverse product portfolio includes vegetable, meals and seafood manufacturing operations that supply chilled, frozen and shelf stable products to Australia's major supermarkets, hotels, restaurants and quick service restaurant customers. Our portfolio includes some of Australias most trusted and well-known brands including Birds Eye, Edgell, Leggos, John West, Chiko, I&J, Chicken Tonight, Five Brothers and Five Tastes.


We are currently seeking an experienced Electrical Tradesperson for our Kelso production facility. The successfulapplicantwill initially be employed on day shift on a casual basis, with an immediate start available.

The casual hourly rate is $47.79 (+ a tool and electrical allowance).

You will be responsible for maintaining and repairing equipment in a timely manner to allow the production plans to be achieved within the requirements of the engineering standards, whilst exceeding all daily key Process, Food Safety, Quality and Safety targets.

The successful candidate will have sound experience as an electrical tradesperson including fault-finding, repair, maintenance, and installation of manufacturing equipment and machinery. Highly desirable is experience and knowledge of instrumentation and calibration.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work as part of a team to support the factory

  • Preventative, predictive and corrective maintenance activities

  • Project work

  • Work with robotic equipment

  • Work with the CMMS system e.g MEX

  • Work with manufacturing technology including PLCs and SCADA

Selection Criteria:

  • Current Electrical Licence and electrical trade experience

  • Excellent problem solving and time management skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Knowledge of and ability to work with technology in manufacturing including PLCs and SCADA

  • Experience with instrumentation, calibration and robotic equipment will be highly regarded

  • Experience in a Food Manufacturing environment will be highly regarded

This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to develop their career as an Electrician within a dynamic and supportive team.

If this sounds like you, please Apply online today.

Applications close 4 October 2020

Simplot Australia is trusted as one of the leading providers of quality, sustainable food for the ever-changing needs of consumers and customers in Australia, New Zealand and chosen Asia Pacific markets. Simplot Australia is family owned by the J.R. Simplot Company, a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution. Simplot Australia is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. I

28/09/2020 $0 Blue Mountains & Central West 1 Trades & Services
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