Loco Driver Assistant – Inkerman Mill

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Wilmar Sugar Australia is the nation’s leading sugar and renewable energy company. We are Australia’s largest raw sugar manufacturer and exporter. We also generate green energy and produce much of Queensland’s BioEthanol. Our joint ventures, Sugar Australia and NZ Sugar, market a wide range of products under the familiar brands CSR and Chelsea.

Our Cane Supply and Transport team is vital to our sugar operations. This team manages our train network and assets throughout the Herbert, Burdekin, Proserpine and Plane Creek regions. Our fleet of 80 locomotives haul 18,000 cane bins over 1,600km of track (enough to stretch from Cairns to Brisbane) to transport sugarcane from farms to our eight mills in North Queensland.

Job Vacancy

We are currently seeking motivated and committed applicants for a Loco Driver Assistant. The successful candidate will report to the Logistics Officer and will be based in the Burdekin Region at Inkerman Mill.

The position involves continuous shift work during the crushing season and weekend work is required.

Main duties:

  • Assisting the Driver with Locomotive service
  • Assembling rakes of cane bins for cane delivery
  • Assisting the driver in observing – vehicle movements approaching road crossings, faults or damages to bins, damage to track etc.
  • Providing clear communications
  • Equipment servicing, cleaning, greasing, fueling, shunting

Selection Criteria will include the following:

  • Manual Vehicle Driver’s Licence
  • Work effectively within a team
  • Good communication skills
  • Good numeracy and literacy skills
  • Ability to work unsupervised for periods of time
  • Work safely and look after the safety of others
  • Ability to identify and report problems or issues in a timely manner
  • Capable of performing day to day duties on uneven terrain with a reasonable level of fitness
  • Excellent punctuality and time keeping abilities

Employees who gain seasonal driver assist positions will have an expectation to train up to a driver position in the near future, depending on the needs of the business.

How to apply

Online applications are encouraged; please apply at www.wilmarsugar-anz.com/our-people/careers 07) 4783 0306. Applications close at 5pm on Wednesday 28th September 2022.

Successful candidates will complete a pre-employment medical along with a drug & alcohol screening as part of the recruitment process.

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Posted on
21 Sep 2022

Closes on
28 Sep 2022 19:00

Inkerman Mill

Transport & Logistics

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