Electrician - Permanent

Job Description

The Sugar Cane Company.

We focus on cane.

We think global.

We act local.


Permanent Electrician - Farleigh Mill (shift roles available)


About the role

Wire are you waiting? We have a permanent opportunity for an experienced Electrician to become a key member of our maintenance and production team. Performing electrical maintenance and repairs to factory plant, you will help to ensure the successful operation and performance of the Mill and it’s supporting infrastructure and equipment. A team-based position focused on meeting challenging the status quo when it comes to safety, innovation, and quality.


As a minimum you will hold and / or maintain the following Qualifications and Licenses:

  • Current Electrical Licenses (Electrical Fitter/Mechanic)
  • Industrial plant experience would be an advantage, however, is not critical.
  • Ability to work autonomously and in a team environment
  • Effective communication skills
  • An excellent focus on safety and wellbeing
  • Valid Australian driver’s license


You will be a person that is comfortable with working in a continuous improvement environment, and you will have:

  • Demonstrated experience working in a manual labour workplace 
  • Time management and ability to prioritise competing demands
  • Maintain high work standards with minimal supervision
  • Problem solve and show a high level of initiative
  • Respect for their team, and a strong work ethic with a hands-on approach


Mackay Sugar Benefits

  • Home Every Day
  • Permanent, Full-Time Employment
  • 5 Weeks of Annual Leave
  • 9 Hour Days with Rostered Days Off 
  • Training and Development to maintain and expand your skill set
  • Access to discounted products and services at more than 20 local business
  • Free annual flu vaccinations
  • All PPE and prescription glasses supplied


About Mackay Sugar

Located in tropical North Queensland where a unique lifestyle can be blended with a progressive business, Mackay is home to Australia’s second largest sugar milling company, Mackay Sugar. With more than 140 years’ experience in raw sugar production and employing up to 800 people seasonally, Mackay Sugar is an iconic Australian brand that contributes significantly to our economy and community.


A member of the Nordzucker Group since 2019, Mackay Sugar is undergoing an exciting period of change and growth. Nordzucker is one of the leading sugar manufacturers in Europe and brings a network of global ideas, innovation and opportunities to Mackay Sugar.


Mackay Sugar Limited is an equal opportunity employer.