Fitter and Turner

Full Time, Casual
May 5th, 2024
Moorabbin, Victoria, Australia
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About the company:

Our client, a reputable packaging organization is rapidly growing. They manufacture packaging products for the Food and dairy industry and are currently seeking a Trades qualified Fitter & Turner to join their thriving organization on an ongoing basis.

Reporting directly to the Site Manager this, significant position is crucial for the ongoing success of this site.  This role will be based in the Southeastern suburbs of Melbourne.

About the role:

We are currently seeking an experienced Compliance Associate who is versatile and highly competent. Reporting to the Site Manager, you will oversee continuous & thorough upkeep of all production machinery across the manufacturing facility. This will include, but is not exclusive to, preventative maintenance, overhauls, small project work & fabrication work with a strong emphasis on machine up-time & reliability.

Duties will include but are not limited to:
  • Working closely with the Manufacturing Engineer to ensure any potential risk to plant and equipment are realised, captured & actioned.
  • Give valuable feedback regarding all aspects of plant improvements, preventative maintenance and potential efficiency gains whilst maintaining great time management around the weekly production schedule.
  • Ensure all safety issues are given high priority and are addressed with a sense of urgency and reported directly to the manager.
To be successful in this position you will have:
  • Trade certified Fitter and Turner certificate.
  • Electrical D-license (nice to have)
  • Mandatory trade qualification – Preferably mechanical engineering/Fitter & Turner
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in maintenance/reliability within pharmaceutical, food & beverage, FMCG or other highly regulated industries
  • Proven experience in maintenance, fabrication and troubleshooting within a high-pressure environment.
  • Strong knowledge of MEX (Computer Maintenance Management systems) or similar.
  • Sound understanding of mechanical and pneumatic schematics.
  • Strong ability to build rapport and an effective working relationship with key internal stakeholders.
  • A proactive and informed approach to OH&S standards
  • Previous experience in a highly regulated manufacturing industry
  • Strong troubleshooting and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills
If you think this could be the role for you then please apply now! Please send us a cover letter AND a detailed resume in WORD format (PDFs can be corrupted / not processed).  
Or, if you have any questions, please contact Deborah Cusmano or Max Monroe on 9040 1630

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