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Maintenance Fitter

Date: 22-Feb-2021

Location: Flemington, VIC, AU, 3031

Company: Simplot

Simplot Australia Pty Limited (Simplot Australia) is a wholly owned subsidiary of the J.R. Simplot Company, a family-owned, multi-national food and agriculture business. Simplot Australia is trusted as one of the leading providers of quality, sustainable food for the ever-changing needs of consumers and customers in Australia, New Zealand and select Asia Pacific markets. We have built long term partnerships with Australian farmers and our unique and diverse product portfolio includes vegetable, meals and seafood manufacturing operations that supply chilled, frozen and shelf stable products to Australia's major supermarkets, hotels, restaurants and quick service restaurant customers. Our portfolio includes some of Australias most trusted and well-known brands including Birds Eye, Edgell, Leggos, John West, Chiko, I&J, Chicken Tonight, Five Brothers and Five Tastes.

The Role

We are currently seeking a Permanent Mechanical Tradesperson to work at our Flemington production facility. The successful applicant will be employed on a full time basis, with an immediate start available. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, results driven and highly organised with sound experience as a mechanical tradesperson. You will be responsible for maintaining and repairing equipment in a safe and timely manner to allow the production plans to be achieved.

Previous food manufacturing experience will be highly regarded, but is not essential.

Key Responsibilities

  • aiding production staff in starting production lines and help conduct pre start checks and increasing operation efficiencies/yields;
  • aiding quality staff in any engineering related quality hazards present in the factory and rectifying quality hazards;
  • assisting safety staff in rectifying any safety hazards present in the factory;
  • conducting preventative maintenance work orders; general maintenance of plant equipment and factory building;
  • responding to machine breakdowns urgently and escalating problems to area managers and engineering manager

Selection Criteria

  • Fitter or Machinist Trade Qualification
  • Excellent problem skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience using a CMMS – e.g MEX, SAP
  • A demonstrated commitment to working in a safe manner.
  • Knowledge in pneumatics and hydraulics fault finding will be highly regarded.
  • Experience in a Food Manufacturing environment will be highly regarded.

How To Apply

If this sounds like you, please APPLY online today, by submitting your resume and cover letter.

Applications close Sunday 7th March 2021.

 

Simplot Australia is trusted as one of the leading providers of quality, sustainable food for the ever-changing needs of consumers and customers in Australia, New Zealand and chosen Asia Pacific markets. Simplot Australia is family owned by the J.R. Simplot Company, a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution. Simplot Australia is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If you require technical assistance, please email us at careers.contact@simplot.com.