Kilcoy Pastoral Company

About Kilcoy Pastoral Company

Kilcoy Pastoral Company Limited ("KPC") are suppliers of fine quality grain fed Australian Beef. Established in 1953, KPC employs more than 880 people and is a large & successful beef processing plant. KPC is undertaking a major expansion program and positions with us provide a great opportunity for someone who has a drive to succeed and is seeking to expand their career with one of Australia's leading export beef processors.

KPC is located in Kilcoy, a semi-rural setting that offers a relaxed community lifestyle or there is the option of an easy, stress-free commute from Caboolture, Sunshine Coast or Brisbane.

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Maintenance Supervisor

Job No: KPC146
Location: Kilcoy

  • Lifestyle Rotational Roster with great work/life balance
  • Attractive remuneration package plus income insurance & salary packaging
  • Located in Kilcoy — an easy short drive from North Brisbane or the Sunshine Coast

Kilcoy Pastoral Company Limited (KPC) is seeking an experienced Maintenance Supervisor to join our fast-paced, 24/7 beef production environment.

Key Responsibilities;

  • Supervising and leading the Maintenance team activities
  • Delivering preventative and reactive maintenance support
  • Ensuring the plant has minimal lost time due to mechanical fault/failure
  • Achieve optimal use of current and future mechanical assets
  • Administering shift resources appropriately
  • Working closely with all production managers, other supervisors to deliver quality outcomes
  • Commitment to the business and the ability to positively react to situations as they may arise, whilst finding the best solution
  • Maximising employee health and safety

Skills and Experience:
The successful applicant will have:

  • Trade Qualifications with at least five (5) years relevant experience
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, leadership and technical skills. 
  • Experience at a supervisory level, with at least 3 years’ experience managing a team of tradespersons.
  • Ability to react and prioritize breakdown situations in a production environment which requires downtime to be minimised.
  • Current driver's license

In addition, the ability to meet some or all of the following requirements will be highly regarded:

  • Direct experience in a manufacturing operation, especially meat processing
  • A proven successful management record in leading a repair and preventative maintenance team.
  • Computer literacy skills, including Word, Citec.
  • Experience in MEX or a similar CMMS
  • Demonstrated capability in effective Contractor management and coordination.
  • Ability to work through change, drive continuous improvement initiatives and have exceptional communication, negotiation, technical and leadership skills.
  • Knowledge of and experience in management of refrigeration, waste water, steam generation and environmental technology.
  • A proven record of driving safety compliance and culture, including but not limited to,  Forklift operations, EWP, working at heights and Confined space training.
  • Preventative maintenance system experience.

This is an ideal opportunity for someone looking for a rewarding, challenging, secure career in a great team, with one of the largest beef processors in the nation.

How to Apply

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* For further information please email or contact the Recruitment Department (Trina) on 07 54224659 .

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