Manufacturing Operator

Job Description

  • Live Local, Work Local! 
  • Above awards wage rates and allowances, including vehicle and passenger allowance, plus productivity bonus! 
  • Highly supportive, team orientated, and values driven organisation


About Us

Cheetham Salt is Australia's largest producer and refiner of solar salt, Cheetham Salt offers reliable salt products to a broad range of industries including the industrial, food, stockfeed, hide and pool sectors.

Our Bajool Operations in Central Queensland are currently seeking permanent Manufacturing Operators to join our team. Bajool and Port Alma are about 40km south of Rockhampton and 40km north of Gladstone.


Life at Cheetham Salt 

Our company culture and values driven behaviour is very important to us. From flexible working arrangements and regular social catch ups, we're committed to fostering a supportive and agile work environment for all our employees. As an employee, you will have access to benefits such as, 

  • Above award wage rates
  • Participation in the Productivity Bonus Scheme 
  • Daily vehicle allowance - $15.00 per day plus additional $12.00 per day for carpooling with fellow employees
  • Overtime (plenty on offer)
  • Ongoing training & development 
  • Company funded Salary Continuance Insurance 
  • Employee Referral Program - refer a mate & receive $1000
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Generous paid primary carer Parental & Paternity leave options 
  • Reward & Recognition Program which recognises outstanding achievements of all employees
  • Uniforms provided 
  • Free onsite parking 

The Role

Reporting directly to the Senior Refinery Controller your key responsibilities will include:

  • Maintaining a safe and clean work environment
  • Operating equipment to produce bulk and bagged products (bagging, wrapping, warehousing)
  • Warehouse duties including operation of the pallet wrapper.
  • A current driver's licence and have own transport to get to work as there is no public transport available.

About you

You will bring the following skills, experience, and attributes to the role. If you just graduated school, or are looking for a new career, this job is for you! We don't require any prior Industrial Manufacturing experience and will fully train you on procedures, equipment and systems - including helping you obtain a forklift licence.

  • Strong commitment to Safety and Quality standards 
  • Able to work both autonomously and within a proactive team environment.
  • Capacity to undertake physically repetitive and manual handling work.
  • Available to work a rotating day/night roster. 
  • Valid forklift licence is highly regarded. 
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment medical, & background check, including police check 
  • Unrestricted working rights in Australia 

Want to know more?

Call Site Office on 07 4935 290 with any questions or Apply Now!