Mechanical Fitter - Manufacturing

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Manufacturing
  • Business Group:Iplex AU
  • Location:Reservoir
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  • Closing Date:04 Mar 2024


Loaded hourly wage + super + tool allowance 
Nationally leading Parental Leave policy 
Gain access to Fletcher Building perks and discounts

About Iplex 

At Iplex “We Know Water” – Our vision is to solve Australia’s water challenges by partnering with our customers and communities to provide, safe, secure, and innovative water solutions, today and into the future. Driven by this renewed focus and mandate for profitable growth, we are looking to engage the very highest quality candidates to enhance our existing teams and ultimately create highly engaged and high-performing teams who deliver unmatchable results for our customers.

About the Role

We are currently looking for a Permanent Mechanical Fitter to join our Maintenance Team at Reservoir, Victoria. You will play a vital role in the safety, efficiency, and profitability of our site. As a Mechanical Fitter, you will be responsible for mechanical maintenance, involved in hands-on preventative maintenance, repairs & refurbishments, as well as play a large part in maintenance planning on our machines and equipment across the full site.

Our business is always fast-moving and safety-focused therefore we looking for people who take pride in their work and ensure they work in a clean, efficient, and effective manner. We are excited to find someone who can work towards manufacturing excellence and not settle for a reactive style of work. 

Skills and Experience
  • Proven experience as a Mechanical Fitter in Manufacturing 
  • Experience with CMMS, JSEA and Permits to work
  • Extensive background in 5S and spare parts management experience 
  • Preventive Maintenance and Proactive mindset required
  • Competency in the safe use of cranes and slinging
  • Perform risk assessments on planned & unplanned maintenance tasks.
  • Understanding of efficient continuous improvement/repairs 
  • You are passionate about safety and driving awareness
  • Ability to minimise factory downtime with safe operating machinery
  • Excellent knowledge of using Microsoft Office ie Excel and Word
  • Have clear communication skills both verbal & written
  • You must be able to work a 12-hour roster (weekend work required) 
Preferred Certificates and Licenses 
  • Trades and Fitter Certificate
  • Forklift Licence
  • Working at Heights Certificate
  • Competitive Manufacturing Cert IV
  • Restricted Electrical license  
Why Join Our Team
  • Full-Time position with added growth potential
  • Enjoy regular toolbox talks
  • Base hourly wage + super + tool allowance + paid overtime if available 
  • Nationally Leading Parental Leave policy 
  • Gain access to Fletcher Building perks and Discounts
  • Free parking and easy-to-access facility
  • Safety Gear all provided 
  • Access to Employee Education Fund to support your education
Take on a new challenge this year! We can offer a great environment and enjoy working in a supported and inclusive business. 

Attached Document: Maintenance Fitter - Strathpine.docx
Attached Document: Interview Guide - Iplex.docx