Job Description

The Sugar Cane Company.

We focus on cane.

We think global.

We act local.



Permanent Boilermaker 



About the Role

We have multiple permanent opportunities for experienced Boilermakers to become key members of our maintenance and production teams, across all three of our Mills in Mackay. Performing preventative maintenance and repairs to factory plant, you will help to ensure the successful operation and performance of the Mill and it’s supporting infrastructure and equipment. A team-based position focused on meeting and challenging the status quo when it comes to safety, innovation, and quality.


  • Please select in the application process your preference for Shift or Day work, and preference of work location (Farleigh Mill, Marian Mill, Racecourse Mill)



As a minimum you will hold and / or maintain the following Qualifications and Licenses:

  • Engineering Trade Qualification (Fabrication)
  • Experience in heavy industry repair and maintenance is desirable although not essential
  • An excellent focus on safety and a strong commitment to the health and wellbeing of all work colleagues
  • Valid Australian driver’s licence



The opportunities are endless when you join the Mackay Sugar Team. Whether you are beginning, looking to grow your career, or are after stability and to be home every day, Mackay Sugar has something for you. In return, you will be a person that is comfortable with working in a continuous improvement environment, and you will have:


  • Demonstrated experience working in a manual labour workplace 
  • Time management and ability to prioritise competing demands
  • Maintain high work standards with minimal supervision
  • Problem solve and show a high level of initiative
  • Respect for their team, and a strong work ethic with a hands-on approach



Mackay Sugar Benefits

  • Home Every Day
  • Permanent, Full-Time Employment
  • 5 Weeks of Annual Leave
  • Permanent Day and Shift Roles available
  • Training and Development to maintain and expand your skill set
  • Access to discounted products and services at more than 20 local business
  • Free annual flu vaccinations
  • All PPE and prescription glasses supplied



About Mackay Sugar

Located in tropical North Queensland where a unique lifestyle can be blended with a progressive business, Mackay is home to Australia’s second largest sugar milling company, Mackay Sugar. With more than 140 years’ experience in raw sugar production and employing up to 800 people seasonally, Mackay Sugar is an iconic Australian brand that contributes significantly to our economy and community.


A member of the Nordzucker Group since 2019, Mackay Sugar is undergoing an exciting period of change and growth. Nordzucker is one of the leading sugar manufacturers in Europe and brings a network of global ideas, innovation and opportunities to Mackay Sugar.



Mackay Sugar Limited is an equal opportunity employer.