Mechanical Fitter

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Trades
  • Business Group:Laminex AU
  • Location:Dardanup
  • Job Reference:LAM23291
  • Closing Date:02 Dec 2021


About Laminex Australia:

We’ve been a part of the iconic Australian design landscape for over 85 years. Only a few short years after Australian’s became happy little Vegemite’s, families were spreading their toast in kitchens and on tables made by us. We’ve come a long way. 
Today, you’ll see Laminex on surfaces everywhere you look - be it hospitals, shopping centres, restaurants or your home, our team spend their day designing products so that all Australians can create beautiful spaces. 

The position we are ready to fill:

Reporting to the Manufacturing Manager we have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Maintenance Fitter at our Dardunup site. In this role you will be responsible for maintaining the plant and equipment. This will be achieved by ongoing routine maintenance and checks, identifying and attending to defective equipment and responding to mechanical breakdowns. You be part of a supportive team environment with a proactive approach to ensuring that the workforce’s health & safety is the number one priority at all times.

In this role you will:
  • Knowledge and experience in safety procedures
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Effective time management skills
  • Sufficient initiative and motivation to be able to work unsupervised.
  • Ability to proactively work within a team
  • Computer literacy
  • Experience in an manufacturing and or mining environment
  • Shows initiative in continuous improvement in all areas.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment in appraising difficult situations and in making appropriate decisions pertaining to equipment condition and appropriate corrective action.

What are we looking for?

Our dream person has the knowledge and experience but more importantly the attitude and drive. You need to be a curios self-starter, pragmatic and a composed problem solver and always live and breathe safety! This role will have you on your toes all the time with constant change so if you are someone that deals well with ambiguity, is fast paced and wants to make this role their own, this role is right up your alley.

The successful candidate will possess the following skills and experience:
  • 3 - 5 years maintenance experience in wood product manufacturing industry or industrial material processing plant is desirable
  • Experience in installation, operation, service, fault finding, repair and maintenance of plant equipment such as presses, saws, compressors, vacuum and dosing pumps, screens and conveyor systems, heat exchangers, gearboxes, thermal oil equipment and other systems pertaining to fibre milling, and their respective utilities.
  • Competent at basic oxy acetylene gas cutting/welding and electric arc welding repairs.
  • Experienced with compliance to AS/ISO 9001 quality systems
  • Ability to develop Hazard Analysis and risk assessments on assigned jobs.
  • Understanding and commitment to maintenance planning techniques and philosophies.
Why should you be excited?

We are a market leader who is lead by dynamic and forward-thinking managers. With the backing of our outstanding brand and our international parent company you are offered stability, career development and the opportunity to establish and build your future.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strive to create an inclusive environment for all our employees. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply to any of our vacant positions. Talk to us about our flexible working arrangements and career pathways.
How to apply

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