Heavy Rigid (HR) Driver- Laminex Tullamarine

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Logistics/Transport
  • Business Group:Laminex AU
  • Location:Tullamarine
  • Job Reference:LAM/34260
  • Closing Date:05 Jan 2024



We’re Better Together 

About us: 

Laminex has been a part of Australian life for more than 85 years. We are a leading manufacturer, the first business in our category to achieve Global GreentagCertTM Certification which helps to reduce our environmental footprint, and for two years in a row, we have been named one of the best places to work on the annual AFR list.  

At Laminex, our focus is on you. We’re committed to a future with purpose thriving from sustainability and a future of equality for all people. Everyone is unique and Laminex is building a workplace culture that celebrates this! We are here to celebrate all genders, ages and cultural backgrounds and we can’t wait to invite you aboard the team. 

With safe and supportive working conditions, on-site training, and development opportunities – you’ll have the chance to forge your own path as you build your career with us at Laminex. 

The Opportunity: 

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and committed employee to come on board with us at Laminex as a HR Driver, based out of our Tullamarine Distribution Centre in Melbourne's northern suburbs. 

This is a permanent full-time position, working standard dayshift hours from typically starting at 5am or 6am. 

The full-time rate is above award + super + overtime (OT) as required. 

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Delivering packs of laminate (up to 3.6m long) to customers and businesses to Melbourne and surrounds
  • Chain of Responsibility (CoR) requirements and load restraint
  • Forklift driving - counter balance forklifts, mainly loading and unloading trucks with packs of laminate up to 3.6m long (if licensed)
  • Manual labour, including lifting, packing, cleaning and walking around the site
  • Completing warehouse related paperwork.  

About you:

We are looking for a people focused and safety minded person who is ready to join a leading business in a pivotal role.

You must have a keen attitude and willingness to learn new things along with the following skills and experience:
  • Current HR Truck License - with 6 months + exp driving manual trucks (ideally Tautliners)
  • LF forklift licence is highly regarded
  • Must be able to work autonomously 
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Physically fit as there is some manual lifting involved in this role
  • Exceptional awareness of safety in the workplace

What we can offer: 
  • Above award pay rate 
  • Flexible Parental Leave policy of 26 weeks at full pay or 52 weeks at half pay
  • Monthly RDO’s
  • On-Site training and training programs 
  • Christmas/New-Year shut down 
  • Fantastic Staff Benefits 

Excited about this role, but not sure if you meet 100% of the criteria? We would still love to hear from you. Apply now and we will be in contact with you to help find your future at Laminex.