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Maintenance Lead - Electrician

Salary: Negotiable

Campbelltown NSW

About the company:

Our client runs a highly innovative organic Glasshouse based in Cobbitty, NSW. Using advanced technology and sustainable production systems, they produce a variety of tomatoes, leafy greens, herbs, vegetables, and barramundi to supermarkets across Australia with zero wastage.

Priding themselves on their continuous research and development, the company remains an industry-leading example of eco-friendly farming practices. With a team of up to 70 employees, our client maintains a highly productive facility with room to grow.

About the role:

To maintain these the practices, an experienced Maintenance Lead is needed to manage their small maintenance team in a mixture of disciplines.

The glasshouses have automated irrigation and climate control systems (PRIVA), and Utilise PLC Automation systems within their aquaculture and bio conversion facilities to run various pumps, valves and specialized equipment. This position will require to you work Monday to Friday from 7 am to 3 pm.

Managing a team of two maintenance team members, your duties will consists of, but not be limited to:

  • Maintaining all equipment on site directly, and through supervising/directing personnel or contractors where needed.
  • Managing contracts, suppliers, spare parts, preventative maintenance registers and safety procedures.
  • Reporting on maintenance tasks, progress and safety.
  • Supporting Compliance Manager with requirements for Food Safety.
  • Executing fault-finding activities on systems and equipment.
  • Implementing and executing approved process/system improvements.

About the candidate:

The ideal candidate has an electrical/mechanical-maintenance background with experience in automation and supervisory responsibilities.

To be considered for this role, it’s important you have the following:

  • Electrical trade certification
  • Unrestricted driver’s licence
  • Forklift licence (desirable)
  • Working at heights (desirable)
  • Confined space (desirable)
  • Previous experience in a maintenance role, encompassing both mechanical and electrical systems.
  • Computer literate
  • Ability to liaise with contractors and other maintenance-personnel

(Those without the tickets above are still urged to apply as they are not essential)

Choose Agri Talent

Agri Talent provides permanent recruitment and executive search services exclusively for
Australian agribusiness. We combine a proven, process-driven approach with the most
extensive digital network in agriculture to find your permanent people.

For more information or a confidential discussion, please contact Ben Frazer, Recruitment Consultant Agri Talent: 0439 093 516