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General Information

Job Type
Permanent
Category
Trades
Business
Laminex Australia
Location
WA - Bunbury & South West
Job Reference
36386
Posted Date
29-Mar-2024
Closing Date
29-Apr-2024

Description

Our Australian made story:

For over nine decades, Laminex has been an integral part of the Australian manufacturing landscape, contributing to the nation's iconic design ethos. Since the early days, akin to when Vegemite was becoming a household staple, our brand has been there, crafting quality products that have graced kitchens and surfaces across the country. As we celebrate our 90th year in Australian manufacturing, we reflect on our journey and the role we’ve played in countless family moments and traditions. Our commitment to excellence and sustainability has been globally recognized, earning us the Global GreentagCertTM Certification. We are now a globally certified "Great Place To Work," underscoring our commitment to creating a supportive and inclusive work environment.

At Laminex, we believe in the power of diversity and inclusivity, building a workplace that celebrates every individual's uniqueness. We offer a supportive and safe environment with opportunities for personal and professional development, encouraging you to forge your path within our dynamic organization.

Where your story begins:

We are seeking an experienced and safety orientated Maintenance Fitter at our Dardanup site in Western Australia.

The Maintenance Fitter will ensure the plant and machinery in designated areas is properly maintained and operating efficiently, whilst considering costs and the production schedule. The position requires a good understanding of preventative and predictive maintenance. 

This is a 24/7 operation, involving 4 x 12 hour shifts on (2 x 6am-6pm, 2 x 6pm-6am) and then 4 days off. 

Uniforms are provided on this site and are long sleeve, long pants. 


Key focuses & responsibilities will include:
  • Inspecting, testing and maintaining machinery, equipment in process and packaging areas
  • Condition monitoring to prevent breakdowns
  • Able to fault find and repair pneumatic, hydraulic and mechanical machinery + pumps and conveyers
  • Performing general plant and building maintenance work
  • Pro-actively demonstrate a personal commitment to safety and our PROTECT safety culture
  • Develop and maintain positive work relationships within the team

The role you’ll play:

To be successful in the role you will ideally need to possess: 
  • Trade Certificate - Maintenance Fitter
  • Confined space entry, EWP, Working at Heights and Rigging ticket
  • Able to handle changing priorities
  • Able to work both supervised and unsupervised
  • Able to work independently (will be the sole Fitter on site at times)
  • Able to work rotating 12 hour shifts
  • Condition monitoring experience - tech savvy 


Perks & Benefits:
  • Industry-leading 26 weeks of fully paid parental leave, with a phased return to work at 80% capacity.
  • A dynamic work environment in Dardanup, WA, offering a balance between rural tranquility and access to the Perth metropolitan area.
  • Exclusive employee discounts on a range of products from Fletcher Building brands.
  • A 40-hour work week with flexible scheduling options, accommodating your personal needs.

Join Our Journey:

If you're a resilient and adaptable professional, ready to play a critical role in our operations, we're eager to meet you. Apply today, and become a part of our story of Australian manufacturing excellence. Laminex is committed to acknowledging every application as part of our Circle Back Initiative.

Apply Today!