JBS Australia’s Southern Division, headquartered in Melbourne, has the largest multi-species processing facility in Australia, processing beef, sheep, and goats. JBS Southern processing facilities have access to all major international markets, providing our livestock suppliers with a range of markets and brand opportunities.

An exciting opportunity exists to join our Lamb team as a Skin Shed Area Leader at our Brooklyn Plant. Located just 15 minutes west of the Melbourne CBD, our Brooklyn Plant is a 5 day, multi-species operation with the capacity to process up to 1,400 head of cattle and 8,200 head of small stock per day.

Supervise, direct, co-ordinate and monitor the Skin Shed operations
Understand and implement/enforce the requirements for each of the SOP’s that are relevant to this department e.g. EU, halal, SA, FRL, BSE etc.
Scheduling Logistics, deliveries and orders
Directly responsible for skin shed associated operations
Ensure that all team members are trained as required
Ensure that all statutory requirements are met
Maintain current knowledge of relevant statutory export skins requirements
Ensure corrective action is taken when critical limits are exceeded
Implements corrective action where processes do not conform to standards
Ensure skins identification and correlation is maintained at all times during skins operations.
Ensure daily production and quality targets are met
Liaise with Harvest Floor and other departments as required
Ensure personal hygiene procedures are observed
Have authority to stop production for corrective action

Criteria (Skills/Competencies):
Proven leadership and supervisory capabilities
Demonstrated commitment to meeting all requirements in relation to food safety, people safety and maintenance and enhancement of brand integrity
Sound technical knowledge of meat processing
The capability to build relationships and motivate a diverse team
Proven capacity to reduce absenteeism and turnover and to maintain productivity levels
Organisational and planning skills
Ability to maintain an appropriate skill mix to order to maximise productivity
Highly developed time management skills including prioritising and multi-tasking


Click apply or submit your resume to Michelle Gurdezi – Talent Acquisition Specialist michelle.gurdezi@jbssa.com.au

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