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Farm Maintenance/mechanic

SA POTATO COMPANY Pinnaroo, South Australia

2nd Year Visa Eligible

Job Description

Maintenance/mechanic required for busy potato farm based in the Mallee in South Australia.
About the role
This is a hands-on role for a mechanically-minded person working to keep farm production on the go. Accommodation available on request and must have own transport.

The Maintenance/mechanics main duties will include;

Maintain and continually improve preventative maintenance plan.
Maintain a high level of WHS.
Accurate and detailed spare part inventory.
Work with Farm teams to see that breakdowns and unexpected maintenance are dealt with efficiently, effectively, and safely.
See that general maintenance is undertaken in a timely manner.
Machinery operation including loader, telehandler.

Preferred skills and experience
1 year or more experience in a similar role
Works and enjoys being a part of a team
Excellent communication skills
Sound time management and organisation skills
Sound practical problem solving skills
While not essential, it would be highly desirable if you have:

Trade qualification
Mechanical experience
Machinery operation experience
Maintaining tractors, planters and harvesters will be beneficial

Postcode: 5304 (Pinnaroo, South Australia)

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  This job vacancy was been posted over 40 days ago, but is still active and currently accepting new applications.

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The SA Potato Company is a family owned business and supplies all the major retailers in Australia.
We have a positive employee focused workforce and encourage initiative and feedback from all staff.
We are multi cultural and multi skilled workforce and look forward to assisting everyone in learning new skills and making new friends.

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