Kilcoy Global Foods

About Kilcoy Global Foods

Kilcoy Pastoral Company is currently undergoing a global expansion and is transitioning to Kilcoy Global Foods. Kilcoy Global Foods is a nature-to-plate global food solutions enterprise, harnessing the unique strengths and experience of Kilcoy Pastoral Company to bring exceptional food experiences to customers all around the world. Our corporate office is located in the Birtinya Queensland with our production site, established in 1953, located in Queensland’s Sunshine Coast hinterland at Kilcoy.

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Mechanical Fitter - Day Shift

Job No: KGF615
Location: Kilcoy


At Kilcoy Global Foods we provide our staff with a great place to work which includes job security, quality safety standards, lifestyle shifts and the ability to progress within the organisation.

We have a variety of roles and rosters available where you can upskill and increase your earnings and knowledge.

We are seeking a skilled tradesperson who, together with the Production Teams, will ensure sustained and reliable performance of equipment within the business.

These roles are Permanent Fulltime, working on a Day shift lifestyle roster.


Lifestyle roster available - Click here to view the roster | Shift would be either blue team or orange team

Day Shift: 5.00am to 5.00pm | 11hours shifts with 1 hour overtime each day


  • starting at $42.00 per hour
  • 5 weeks annual leave each year
  • Extra shifts and overtime available
  • Rosters that allow great work/life balance 
  • Secure, stable and full-time permanent employment
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Genuine opportunities for career progression
  • Onsite canteen and butcher shop
  • Easy commute from Caboolture, North Brisbane and close to the Sunshine Coast


  • Preventative and breakdown maintenance activities, with a strong focus on a preventative approach
  • Contribution of ideas and input to improved systems, procedures and maintenance
  • Engage with the production team to optimise the performance of all equipment on a daily basis
  • Assist in capital and continuous improvement projects as directed
  • Maintain a strong focus on safety, health and environment
  • Understand the urgent nature of the business and manage competing priorities
  • Prioritise urgent repairs of equipment
  • Understand the importance of troubleshooting and problem solving
  • Coordinate and collaborate with contractors as well as other departments regarding reliable maintenance of the various sections of the plant


  • Trade qualifications – Certificate III in Engineering as a minimum
  • Experience in Maintenance Fitter or Fitter-Mechanic role
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and great diagnostics for fault finding
  • Reliable, motivated self-starter
  • Can-do attitude, focusing on solutions
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent time management skills and communication skills
  • The following maintenance experience would be highly regarded:
    • FMCG or manufacturing environment
    • Beef slaughter process equipment
    • Associated downstream offal and rendering plant and equipment
    • Downstream processing (boning, chilling, packaging, labelling and transfer systems)


If you are interested in this role, follow the prompts to apply. Alternatively, you can contact our friendly recruitment team on 07 54224600 or or you are welcome to visit us at 4830 D'Aguilar Highway Kilcoy for our Team to assist.

We are an equal opportunity employer and make every effort to select the best qualified individual for the job based on job related qualifications and experiences. Some of the information KGF collects via your application form and resume is “personal” information as defined by the Privacy Act. All information provided via your application form and resume is treated as confidential. 

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In line with Kilcoy Global Foods COVID-19 Vaccination Policy all employees must be fully vaccinated to ensure the safety of our people and customers. Prior to commencing employment, you will need to provide Evidence of Vaccination or proof of a valid medical exemption.


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