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Maintenance Area Fitter - Dayshift

10 July 2018

Maintenance Area Fitter - Dayshift

AKD Softwoods is a successful and integrated forestry products company, growing and manufacturing quality timber products. Employing over 600+ people, AKD Softwoods is recognised for being a progressive company, employing the latest technologies.

We are now offering an exciting opportunity for an energetic and self motivated person, with strong organisational skills to join our maintenance team.

Based out of our Colac and Irrewarra sites, the Area Fitter must have a strong commitment to safety and a focus and passion for continuous improvement.

With a positive and mature attitude, the incumbent will plan daily activities with a ‘hands on’ approach coordinating their team to achieve high levels of safety, preventative maintenance and production efficiency as well as complete Root Cause Analysis to identify continuous improvement projects.  The position will report directly to the Irrewarra Maintenance Supervisor

Key duties & responsibilities:

  • Support maintenance Supervisor in weekly work packages for maintenance shift personnel
  • Organise parts & resources for shift maintenance personnel
  • Evaluate pm checks and make recommendations and changes as required
  • Liaise with shift maintenance personnel and production personnel regarding existing issues on plant and identify engineering fixes to suit
  • Ensure MEX work back log is accurate and under control
  • Ensure critical spares are kept on site and in breakdown situations expedite parts to site with urgency
  • Plan Weekend and yearly shuts including all parts and resources.

 Experience & requirements:

  • Completed Trade Certificate (Desirable)
  • Preventative maintenance experience
  • Absolute Commitment to health & safety
  • Strong verbal and written communicational skills
  • Ability to lead and motivate others
  • Good time management

Colac is a regional city located in the fully serviced South West Victorian region– which is part of the rapidly growing Otway Ranges, just 40 minutes to Lorne and The Great Ocean Road, less than 1 hour to Geelong and less than 2 hours to Melbourne.

If you are results orientated and believe you have the commitment, energy and the motivation to make a difference, please email or mail your resume and cover letter using the reference code ‘AF0718’ to the below address.

 Note: Applications Close: Wednesday 25th July 2018.

 Pre-employment testing, may be required. 

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