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2023 Apprentice Intake - Maintenance Fitter (Mechanical)


Simplot Australia is a food manufacturing and agriculture business encompassing potato, vegetable, seafood, and sauce operations that supply chilled, frozen, and shelf-stable products to Australia's major retail and foodservice markets. We are home to some of Australia's most loved and trusted food brands, including Birds Eye, Edgell, Leggo's, John West, and Chiko. We have six Australian manufacturing sites and employ more than 2,000 people across Australia and New Zealand.

As a leading provider of quality, nourishing and sustainable food, we are focussed on bringing to life Aussie grown produce. We embrace sustainable practices that care for our planet's precious resources today and for generations to come. We are an integral part of the global J.

R. Simplot Company. Culture and Benefits At Simplot, we are fuelled by our purpose: We Contribute to Feeding Our World.

We imagine a better future and set goals to reach it. We are committed to working as one Simplot and are guided by our shared values: Respect for Resources Spirit of Innovation Passion for People Simplot is passionate about cultivating a future where good ideas and inspiring possibilities have the chance to grow. We want our team members to build exciting and fulfilling careers with us and offer professional and personal growth opportunities.

We embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion. We care about creating an environment that promotes safety and wellbeing and where our people feel supported, respected and empowered. We do not tolerate any form of discrimination and are committed to providing equal opportunities for all our team members.

About our Role Simplot Australia are currently seeking applications for the position of Apprentice Maintenance Fitter (Mechanical) to commence in mid-January 2023. This opportunity will provide the successful candidate with the opportunity to learn a trade and work with unique, state of the art plant & equipment at Simplot Australia’s Tasmanian food processing, manufacturing & harvesting operations in Devonport, Ulverstone & Wesley Vale. At successful completion of this 4 year apprenticeship – the successful candidate will obtain a nationally recognised qualification (Cert III Engineering – Mechanical Trade).

Simplot Australia prides itself on providing a supportive training environment to invest in NW Tasmania’s next crop of leaders within the Mechanical trade. With base hourly rates 47% higher than the applicable award and with Simplot Australia providing the successful candidate with a tool kit as a gesture of welcome – we want to ensure our next mechanical apprentice is set up for success from day one What You Will Do Working as part of our highly skilled Mechanical Maintenance Team across a Monday-Friday day shift roster – this apprenticeship will focus on all facets of the mechanical (maintenance) trade within a busy FMCG environment. Duties will include (but are not limited to): Take part in safety initiatives to achieve a 100% com.


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