Entry Level Meat Processing Worker

Frew Foods International

Base pay $40k - $46k
"$40,000-$46,000 plus overtime opportunities"
Permanent Full time Shift work
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About the company and the role

Frew Foods International Pty Ltd is the largest employer in the Victorian Northern Grampians region, which owns and operates a modern protein processing plant in the town of Stawell. The Company has been in business for over 30 years and provides a comprehensive range of Lamb, Sheep and protein by-products and services to its important retail, wholesale and food service customers in both the domestic and export markets. The company has achieved many industry and customer awards, including being awarded Protein Supplier of the Year by a major retailer for our team commitment, customer service and strong continuous improvement culture.


The Opportunity

We are currently offering multiple roles of full-time Entry Level Processing Positions with various opportunities at our Meat Processing Plant located in 46 Abattoir Road, Stawell, VIC 3380. Each position comes with the opportunity to pursue a stable, progressive, and rewarding career path within a safe and supportive environment.

With various areas requiring reliable new team members, depending on your previous experience and skill set, you could find yourself doing any of the follow activities but not limited to:

  • Production work/process line;
  • Trimming, cutting, boning and slicing;
  • Chiller pushing;
  • Floor labouring roles;
  • Slaughter floor general labouring;
  • Operation of equipment and machinery;
  • Meatpacking;
  • Chiller room operations;
  • Cleaning and sterilising work areas and equipment;
  • Loading / Scanning;
  • Carton room labouring/operations;
  • Stock receiving/movement;
  • General labouring tasks;
  • Distribution and warehousing.

As a full-time, permanent employee, you will work 38 hours per week with overtime and weekend work available.
Annually salary $40,000 - $46,000 Full Time


The Reward

With a competitive salary, we also offer you multiple extra benefits in line with your role:

  • Progressive career opportunities
  • Above awards pay rates
  • Overtime opportunities
  • On the job training (We are offering Certificate II - IV in Meat Processing with SW TAFE to employees)
  • Attractive 4 day work week options
  • Work in a culturally diverse work environment


Successful applicants will receive up to $1500 new starter incentive bonus.


What's NEXT?

Previous experience in the meat processing / agricultural industry is not essential. New starters are welcome. If you are an Australian Citizen / Permanent Resident or have Full Working Rights in Australia. Have the ability to Pass a pre-employment medical check, including drug and alcohol test, and are Q-Fever vaccinated or willing to receive the vaccination. Whether if you are looking for a new start, an ongoing career path with development opportunities, or a simply career change. 


Positions are available for an immediate start following due process.

All applications are treated with complete confidentiality.


All shortlisted candidates will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical, including alcohol & drug screening. Obtaining a Q-Fever vaccination is mandatory in our industry, and will be provided by the company. 


We encourage all potential employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19 (include booster) and provide such documentation as per required by the Victorian government.



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Job details
Date posted
5 May 2022
Expiring date
4 Jul 2022
Manufacturing, Production & Operations
Production & Assembly Line
Base pay
$40k - $46k
Contract type
Work type
Full time
Job mode
Shift work
Career level
No experience (new to market)
Work Authorisation
Work visa, Australian citizen / Permanent resident

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