Maintenance Supervisor

Job Description

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, you will be a key member of the Marian Mill factory maintenance team, providing leadership and direction to a resolute team of maintenance personnel to ensure the physical integrity and operational efficiency of the plant through effective and safe management of maintenance resources, capital improvements and asset management / care.


        • Genuine career progression opportunities
        • Competitive salary + Job Security + Annual Salary Reviews
        • Join Mackay Sugar’s Largest Sugar Mill Factory Team – Marian Mill



Skills and Experience


If you're a proactive Maintenance Supervisor dedicated to safety and empowering your team to achieve peak performance, we're looking for you.

To qualify, you should possess:


  • Proven track record in leading teams to deliver measurable outcomes in Sugar Milling and/or Heavy Industrial settings.
  • Tertiary or Trade Qualifications in Mechanical Trade, Engineering, or a related field.
  • Minimum 5 years of hands-on experience and a deep understanding of industrial maintenance practices.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Applications and computer literacy.


Join us and bring your expertise to Mackay Sugar, where safety, teamwork, and achievement drive our success.



General Responsibilities


  • Supervise crews, managing daily personnel activities as needed.
  • Provide clear directions and ensure tasks are completed effectively.
  • Support, coach, and develop employees.
  • Ensure all activities adhere to site environmental, health, and safety policies.
  • Foster relationships across the Mill to enhance factory reliability and production targets.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Perform other duties to facilitate efficient maintenance and capital work execution throughout the Factory. 



Mackay Sugar Benefits


  • Enjoy the comfort of being Home Every Night
  • Secure Permanent, Full-Time Employment with us.
  • Take advantage of 5 Weeks of Annual Leave to unwind and recharge.
  • Benefit from Rostered Days Off for a well-balanced work-life schedule.
  • Thrive in an environment of ongoing investment and innovation, with opportunities to contribute and grow.
  • Access comprehensive Training and Development programs to enhance and broaden your skill set.
  • Explore a suite of Employee Benefits designed to support your wellbeing and career satisfaction.


At Mackay Sugar, we are committed to providing a rewarding work experience that nurtures your professional growth and personal wellbeing.



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, 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.