Breeder Farms Maintenance Supervisor

  • Organisation: Darwalla Group

  • Based in Clifton/Allora

About Darwalla Group

  • Family owned
  • Integrated SE Qld Poultry Producer
  • Employ 140 staff across SE Qld
  • Progressive and expanding company
  • Dynamic and developing

About the Role

The objective of the position is to ensure that all maintenance tasks on Poultry Breeder Production farms are maintained, monitored and reported on. The role is based in the Clifton/ Allora area of the Darling Downs.


  • Maintain and Repair plant and equipment through an effective maintenance program, including plant, equipment, grounds and vehicles.
  • Develop and implement a preventative maintenance plan and system to protect the business assets
  • Oversee and conduct proactive and reactive maintenance work
  • Oversee Fault finding on PLCs
  • Maintain required levels of production, reduce downtime and search for and implement efficiencies
  • Contribute to safety, production, cost, compliance, planning, reporting and improvement outcomes
  • To liaise with Farm Managers on the ordering of materials from suppliers.
  • Lead a small team to achieve the above objectives

Skills & Experience

The successful candidate will meet the following criteria:

  • Must have an Electrical Mechanic licence
  • Demonstrated understanding and exposure to both Biosecurity and Animal Welfare principles
  • Effective time management skills with an ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines and targets
  • Have a level of physical fitness commensurate with the physical demands of the job
  • Be able to keep records to company standards and demonstrate good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Hold a current car licence
  • Welding experience advantageous
  • Be available for the occasional call outs
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Basic literacy and numeracy skills.
  • Communication skills, with an ability to relate to a diverse range of people

How to Apply

Suitably qualified candidates should forward a covering letter and resume to or via Seek website and click the apply now button no later than 27 January 2019.

Enquiries to be directed to Anna Blackley on 07 3822 0551.