Expressions of Interest – Mechanical Trades – Fixed Term Positions – Ingham, North QLD

Seeking Expressions of Interest for the following roles:

  • Fabrication/Boilermakers
  • Fitting and Turning
  • Diesel Fitting

About the Business

With a history of over 160 years in the Australian and New Zealand sugar industries, Wilmar Sugar Australia operations span the value chain from sugar cane growing, sugar manufacturing, refining, exporting, and marketing, to the production of renewable electricity, ethanol and sustainable agricultural products.

To be more specific, Wilmar manufactures over half of Australia’s raw sugar, and each year exports enough electricity to power more than 68,000 Australian homes for 12 months.  As well as supplying ethanol (ethyl alcohol) to the growing fuel market in Australia, Wilmar also supplies a significant market share to various industries including the pharmaceutical, printing, cleaning, winery, aerosol, animal health and food and beverage industries.

About the Role

We are currently seeking applications for multiple trade positions located in the Herbert Region at either Victoria or Macknade Mill in the township of Ingham. These fixed term positions are a day work position with overtime and some weekend work required. 

We are seeking individuals with the requisite competencies, experience, and qualifications, notably a Certificate III in Engineering specialising in Fabrication, Mechanical or Diesel Fitting. Become part of our dynamic team engaging in fabricating equipment, with in house installations ranging from pans and evaporators to locomotives for sugar cane transport at our mills. 

The opportunity

Candidates should demonstrate a proven history of outstanding performance, self-motivation, and punctuality. Strong communication skills are essential for providing regular and accurate feedback on work status. 

While the following may be requirements in this role, we are prepared to provide training to people who possess the right aptitude.

Desirable Tickets:

  • Forklift 
  • Dogger 
  • Basic Rigger 
  • Elevated Work Platform 

The rewards

At Wilmar you will be part of a team that values you and what you have to offer. Attractive pay and benefits, including extra leave, flexible working arrangements and exclusive partner discounts strengthen the experience. We focus on safety, innovation and fostering a team spirit so why not join Wilmar for a fulfilling career and a supportive work environment.

How to apply

Online applications are encouraged; please apply at – hit the “Apply” button. If you have any questions regarding this role, please contact Lisa Emmanuel – People & Culture Coordinator – 4776 4346. 

Applications close 3rd March 2024. Recruitment will commence prior to this date.