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Maintenance Technician (Electrician), McCormick Australia


  • Competitive salary plus overtime based on the Sunshine Coast
  • Permanent full-time opportunity working on a rotating roster
  • Generous employee reward and recognition programs in place


There's never been a more exciting time to be at McCormick Australia.  We're a respected global flavour leader with more than 12,000 employees across 27 countries. From favourite drinks to iconic burgers and in every aisle in the grocery store, McCormick is flavouring many of the biggest brands you know.  What makes us a great place to work? Simple. We put people first. We champion growth, respect everyone's contributions and do what's right for our business, our people and our planet.  The best part:  we get to bring our passion for flavour to work every day.  Join us on our quest to make every meal and moment better.


About the Role

We are looking for an enthusiastic Maintenance Electrician to join our globally recognized company located on the Sunshine Coast.  This position will report directly to the Maintenance Manager and you will be working closely with the Maintenance Planner alongside various maintenance fitters and electricians at our Palmwoods site with the goal to move towards a preventative maintenance future, utilizing global improvement processes to drive greater performance.


The role responsibilities will include but not be limited to;

  • Performing repair and maintenance of production equipment ensuring Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) housekeeping standards are maintained
  • Minimize machine changeover time and downtime to maximize machine output
  • Drive continuous improvement activities on equipment and processes
  • Ensure all workmanship is completed to the highest possible standard
  • Be willing to teach/mentor Electrical Apprentice


About You

To be successful in this position, you will be self-motivated, able to work unsupervised and possess a friendly, customer focused personality with strong communication and interpersonal skills. 


In addition to the above, you will have;

  • FMCG or other automated manufacturing site experience
  • Exposure and/or experience with Instrumentation
  • Experience with packaging equipment
  • Experience or understanding of Waste Water processes/systems
  • Understanding of Boiler and or steam control processes/systems
  • Understand Pneumatic systems
  • Have a good understanding of electronic control systems/PLC’s
  • Good mechanical aptitude.
  • Be computer literate and experience with CMMS software
  • Be able to work flexible hours (Rotating Shift & Overtime)
  • Must hold current Electrical work licence (un-restricted)


Why Choose Us

We are a Company who puts people first - people who take what they do seriously, but not themselves! Our people strive for excellence, have a great attitude, care for the safety of each other and our consumers, our people are innovative and lead by example - because these are the values necessary for a successful career with McCormick Australia. 


Well known for our great attitude and company culture, we are an employer of choice. 


McCormick’s Passion for Flavour is brought to life through our consumer brands Gourmet Garden, Keen’s, Aeroplane, Cholula, French’s and Frank’s and our people have what it takes to build Australia’s Leading Flavour Company!


The Benefits

  • Supportive culture that offers genuine work life balance
  • Hybrid working model in place plus other flexible working practices
  • Annual bonus program
  • Free onsite massage
  • Access to free physio
  • Free access to the local pool
  • Global organization with well established brands (Gourmet Garden, Keens, Aeroplane Jelly, Franks Hot Sauce, Grill Mates to name a few)
  • Involvement with regional and local charity events
  • Paid parental leave and partner pay entitlements with a supportive returning to work parent’s program
  • Generous employee recognition and rewards program
  • Regular employee engagement activities including food vans, coffee vans and BBQs
  • Positive, friendly and innovative work culture
  • Training & Development plans offering growth opportunities across global functions

Plus loads more

If you'd like be considered for this position, please apply online with a copy of your CV and cover letter by Friday, 9 December 2022.


Our ambitions are bold. If you are a change-maker with a passion for flavour and an appetite for a good challenge, come have a seat at our table.  Your application will be treated in strict confidence.


We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  If you are a qualified applicant, you will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


United by flavor. Driven by results.

As a McCormick employee you’ll be empowered to focus on more than your individual responsibilities. You’ll have the opportunity to be part of something bigger than yourself—to have a say in where the company is going and how it’s growing.

Between our passion for flavor, our 130-year history of leadership and integrity, the competitive and comprehensive benefits we offer, and our culture, which is built on respect and opportunities for growth, there are many reasons to join us at McCormick.