work for Mackay Sugar?
We are a progressive company employing over 600 people
permanently and up to 950 seasonally, contributing significantly to the economy
of Queensland and of the Mackay region in particular. Our history spans over 130 years, a testament
to our resilience and innovation in the industry. Our focus on diversification, including
clean, green, renewable energy will consolidate our business sustainability and
further benefit the local community and the environment, and help us to grow a greener
should I join Mackay Sugar?
Our aim is to
attract, develop and
retain a skilled and motivated workforce, committed to industry leadership in
safety and environmental sustainability.
We do this by holding all of our employees accountable to our Values,
Our values motivate us to ensure People and Safety
remain paramount in all that we do.
Because our people are so important to our business, we asked
them what they liked about working here.
This is what they say, and why they stay and strive at Mackay Sugar.
|The relationships with co-workers and
colleagues – a sense of community and belonging
||The level of job satisfaction – meeting
daily challenges and learning new skills
||The opportunities to undertake training
and number of career paths available.|
|The lifestyle (RDOs, seasonal work, close
to home, home every night, above award annual leave entitlements).
||The variety and nature of the type of
work we offer, particularly in trade vocations. It’s also a great place for
apprentices to learn
||The Pay and Benefits, (market competitive
wages and salaries, reward and recognition scheme, employee discounts).|
|The Company’s commitment to the health,
safety and wellbeing of employees.
||The Business Philosophy and Vision –
looking to the future to drive sustainability with ‘Green’ technology.
||The approachability and support of our
Managers and Supervisors, particularly with work/life balance.|
The passion and commitment shown by our
By living our values and ethical principles, and
actively fostering diversity and inclusion, our people make Mackay Sugar a
company of the future.
Download our Employee-Value-Proposition or to meet some of our employees click HERE.
As an employee of Mackay Sugar, you’ll enjoy such
• Career opportunities, training
• Reduced gym membership fees
• Access to discounted products at more than 20 local
• Reduced rates on health cover
• Travel and hire car discounts
• Social club membership
• Novated motor vehicle leasing for eligible employees
• Wellbeing initiatives including free annual flu
vaccinations, Quit Smoking programs and
regular health checks
you for your interest and time in looking at employment opportunities at Mackay
We embrace and promote equal
opportunity within the workforce. Our
recruitment process follows world best-practice and ensures we employ the best
person for the job.
We employ people in a variety of
management, operational, planning, procurement, information technology, human
resources, accounting, administrative, trade, technical and processing roles
To apply for a position with Mackay
Sugar or submit a general expression of interest, go to our Job Opportunities page.
The Recruitment Process
When applying for a job, it will be helpful to have the following information handy to enable us to process your application effectively.
- The dates and details of any courses, degrees, tickets, certificates or diplomas you have
- The dates and details of any previous employment experience
- Your current email address
- Details of current referees, both professional and personal, with current contact details
As part of the online process you will be informed of the Terms and Conditions of your application and requested to answer some questions and provide details of your employment history.
You can attach a resume or copies of any certificates which can assist with your application. Attachments should be in Microsoft Word .doc/docx, PDF or RTF format and be no larger than 2MB.
Candidates who reach the interview stage with Mackay Sugar will be required to undergo assessment (dependant on role, this testing may include psychometric, computer skills, verbal, numerical and mechanical comprehension, weld testing and/or Functional fitness), reference checking and a pre-employment medical.
New employees undergo an induction phase which includes an e-Induction, Generic Site Induction covering Health, Safety, Environment and Human Resources components and a Site Specific Induction/familiarisation.
For further information please contact our Human Resources team on firstname.lastname@example.org.