Trade Qualified Fitters

Trade Qualified Fitters

We are NH Foods Australia. A global company with a global purpose – to deliver the joy of eating.

An Australian base with global reach, we are leading the way with the production of our premium and iconic beef brands. We operate our head office in Sydney, along with three beef processing facilities, positioned in prime cattle regions on the east coast of Australia. We also own and operate Whyalla Beef, one of Australia’s largest, state-of-the-art feedlots located in Southern Queensland.


You’ll be working at Oakey Beef Exports, one of Australia’s largest beef processing plants. Located on the Darling Downs, just 26km west of Toowoomba, Oakey is a welcoming and family-friendly town that offers a real country experience and genuine hospitality. With quality education options for all ages and sports facilities including squash, tennis, golf, rugby league, soccer along with pony and pistol clubs, your every sporting desire is covered. Come for a career, but stay for the lifestyle!


Oakey Beef Exports is seeking an experienced Maintenance Fitter/Fabricator to work in the maintenance department at our Oakey meat processing facility located approximately 28km west of Toowoomba.

Positions are full time on rotating rosters morning, afternoon, and night Monday to Friday with the option of working some Saturdays OT and shift allowance applies. No FIFO traveling long hours and being away from family, also have the ability to bank hours for cash out or extra days off.


Consideration will be given to the following skills and attributes:

  • Hold Australian trade qualifications
  • Previous experience in a food processing facility would be an advantage
  • Fault finding and diagnostic repairs of hydraulic and pneumatic machines
  • Welding trade or experience needed in mig, tig and gas
  • Mechanical fitting and Machining
  • Forklift License an advantage
  • A good work ethic
  • Commitment to workplace health and safety
  • Be able to work unsupervised and complete tasks in allotted time frame
  • Ability to work mornings and night shifts


Ways we give back to you.

Level Up:

We support your development by providing structured training and coaching, support networks and paths for career acceleration.


Our approach to flexible working helps you manage your work-life balance.

Promote from within:

When there’s opportunities for progression, we’ll promote from our team.

Social Events:

We host events so you can connect and unwind, while adding value to your community.


You can choose from a diverse range of employment opportunities.

Employment Assistance Program:

We take your health and happiness seriously, consistently finding new ways to provide an amazing place to work.

Should you join NH Foods Australia? Yes! Help our team bring the joy of eating to millions across the globe.

Why wait? Apply now.


Pay and other working conditions are subject to our current Enterprise Agreement. Please email resume to , Fax your Resume to (07) 46912482 or post to: Recruitment Officer Oakey Beef Exports, PO Box 156, Oakey, Qld 4401

Oakey Beef Exports is an equal opportunity employer

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