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Electrical Maintenance Technician

Sanitarium Australia

  • Permanent full-time
  • Iconic and locally driven brands
  • Join a collaborative culture that cares about people.

About The Role:

Our Moorooka site manufactures Weet-Bix bites, Weet-Bix flavours and single serve Weet-Bix packs – operating five days a week, 24 hours a day.

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the Electrical Maintenance Technician will provide technical support to the site on breakdowns and projects.

Key to your success is your strong problem-solving skills and experience with systems, PLC programming, industrial networking, vision systems as well as robotic programming.


  • Improve workforce productivity by eliminating potential delays by providing technical support and fault finding of electrical and automation issues.
  • Supervise electrical work, installation and contractors
  • Carry our scheduled maintenance
  • Active participation in Continuous Improvement and ad-hoc projects
  • Coach production team members to better understand machine principles and their impacts
  • Maintain accurate documentation and records
  • Actively contribute and demonstrate commitment to maintaining a culture that is aligned with company values

About you:

  • An electrical licensed with similar experience in a food manufacturing environment – preferred
  • PLC fault finding & knowledge of PLCs and network communication.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings, manuals, and P&ID’s
  • Ability to write PLC Code and HMI Modification
  • Strong analytical & problem-solving
  • Having Confined Space, Working at Heights and Fork Lift Licence’s are an advantage

About Sanitarium:

We’re Australian owned and we are proud to produce some of this country’s most loved products.┬áPlay an instrumental role in maintaining the reliability and continuity of our factory that creates one of Australia’s most iconic cereals, Weet-Bix.

If you have a background in FMCG (Fast moving consumer goods) manufacturing or want to learn about FMCG manufacturing, then this role may be right for you. We are looking for a qualified electrical technician with right culture fit, a bright attitude, and the willingness to learn within a team environment.

If you are a team player, feel you have the right skills and experience and looking for a role that you can provide value to the business than this maybe a role for you!

We are an organisation driven by our mission and values. If you share our passion for what we do and our products, this is a great opportunity.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the legal right to work in Australia.

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