Maintenance Fitter Night Shift

Australia's largest meat and food processing company., Great career development opportunities..

An exciting opportunity for an experienced and motivated Maintenance Fitter exists to join our team on the Weekend Shift at our Brooklyn Plant. Night shift would consist of a 9.15pm start and 5.15am finish Sunday to Thursday.

Located just 15 minutes west of the Melbourne CBD, our Brooklyn Plant is a 5 day, multi-species operation with the capacity to process up to 1,400 head of cattle and 8,200 head of small stock per day.  

Our Maintenance team comprises of several Fitters, Electricians and Plumbers. We are now adding fabrication, for production of all types of work from a simple repair of existing guarding to hard facing and overhead structural welding.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Play an active role in the identification and elimination of hazards in the workplace
  • Exercises trade skills and safe work practices relevant to the specific requirements of JBS
  • Take responsibility for the completion of all allocated maintenance tasks on machines and equipment
  • Work under limited supervision either individually or in a team environment
  • Liaise with the Maintenance Supervisor to understand work commitments and priorities, for the generation and issue of job instructions, work orders, technical information and other reports relating to tasks required to be performed
  • Communicate with maintenance team members, supervisors and production staff on breakdowns and outstanding work
  • Identify and propose equipment improvement opportunities
  • Be able to refer to plant and equipment documentation to gain a higher level of understanding of the plant equipment 
  • Be willing to take responsibility for small projects and see them through to completion

The successful candidate should possess the following:

  • Available to work Full Time on the Night Shift
  • Mechanical trade qualifications and post trade maintenance and repair experience in a fast-pace manufacturing environment
  • Experience gained in a large, heavy industry organisation will also be considered
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills
  • Effective and efficient fault finding and diagnostic skills
  • Adherence to OH&S regulations/procedures
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to work autonomously, and in a team environment


Well trained, motivated employees are the key to our success.  JBS understands that employment is a partnership.  We are committed to offering a positive work environment, continuous learning and appropriately rewarding the people who make our company a success. 

 Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

03/05/2021 $0 Western Suburbs 1 Trades & Services
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