Apprentice Mechanical Fitter
Job no: 497448
Work type: Full time, SITE -Wages
Mechanical Fitter Apprenticeship
Simplot Australia is a leading provider of quality, sustainable food for the ever-changing needs of consumers and customers in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia. Simplot Australia is part of the family owned JR. Simplot Company that has grown to become a multinational agriculture and food business with annual sales of more than $US6 billion.
Our purpose is to “contribute to feeding our world”, by “bringing earth’s resources to life” and we pride ourselves on our Passion for People, our Spirit of Innovation and our Respect for Resources. 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, quick service restaurant customers. Our portfolio includes some of Australia’s most trusted and well-known brands including Birds Eye, Edgell, Leggos, John West, Chiko, I&J, Chicken Tonight, Five Brothers and Five Tastes.
We utilise state-of-the-art equipment within our processing facilities located at Devonport and Ulverstone. Apprentices are given the opportunity to gain experience at our sites through our rotational program.
We are offering an amazing opportunity to begin your career with a global manufacturing giant on the North West Coast of Tasmania. Commencing in 2020, you will learn all aspects of your trade in an industrial environment, including breakdowns and preventative maintenance, capital installation and fault finding.
- A safety focused outlook
- A passion to learn both on and off the job
- A desire to consistently strive for excellence
- Pride in their workmanship
- Flexibility to work at both the Devonport and Ulverstone sites
- Have a friendly and approachable manner with well-developed communication skills
- Minimum year 10 education.
All applications must be submitted online via Seek or www.simplot.com.au
You are required to complete the online questionnaire and upload a cover letter, a current resume with a minimum of two professional referees and identification e.g. Drivers Licence, Passport, Birth Certificate or Visa.
Shortlisted candidates will initially be required to complete an online Aptitude Test (undertaken in a group environment on site at our Devonport factory in September) and may be asked to participate in an interview and pre-employment medical which includes a drug and alcohol screen.
Simplot Australia Pty Ltd is an Equal Opportunity Employer and equal consideration is given to mature age applicants.
Applications close - Sunday 22nd September 2019
Apprenticeships will commence in January 2020
Advertised: Tasmania Standard Time
Applications close: Tasmania Standard Time
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