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Wilmar Sugar

About the Role

We are currently seeking applications for Locomotive Driver Assistants within our Cane Supply teams at Pioneer Mill in Brandon, Kalamia Mill in Ayr and Inkerman Mill in Home Hill. These are entry level positions within our Cane Transport team and involves continuous shift work during the crushing season and opportunities for overtime on penalty rates.

The Loco Assistant is a member of a small rail team, working with the Loco Driver on our rail network delivering bins to sidings, returning full bins of cane to the mill for processing, and stepping in and out of the Loco moving point lines & counting bins.

Role Requirements

  • A Manual ‘C’ class driver’s licence is required, and these positions are a pathway to becoming a Loco Driver.
  • You will need to possess good communication skills to provide regular/accurate feedback, be a team player who knows the importance of teamwork and be a high energy person who loves being outdoors.

The Rewards:

  • Opportunities for permanent placement or advancement for those with the right qualifications and work experience
  • Participation in the Employee Benefits Program, offering a wide range of discounts and benefits
  • Salary Packaging options for superannuation
  • Remote Area Housing tax benefit opportunities for employees who rent or own their own house
  • In addition, you’ll be part of a supportive team where ensuring your safety and well-being is a top priority
  • Potential to earn over $50,000 in just 22 weeks*

Apply now and take the first step towards a dynamic and rewarding seasonal job opportunity. If you have any questions please phone Shiralee Guistelli on 07 4720 2981 or Sally Rizzi on 07 4752 6262. Applications close 30 April 2024. Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity!

*Seasonal earnings include super, and depend on the role, allowances, overtime and other factors.

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.

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.