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Maintenance Day Fitter - Footscray

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Job ID 148199 Date posted 08/18/2021 Location : Footscray, Australia

The Australian Cargill operations include oilseed processing and further value adding, grain & oilseed merchandising and bulk handling. Our Crush and Refinery Operations Facility in Footscray, processes over 200,0000 tonnes per year of canola seed


Job Purpose and Impact

An opportunity has arisen to appoint a suitable qualified Maintenance Fitter to join our progressive maintenance team. The successful candidate will be based at the Footscray Plant will have a proven track record with ideally 5 years in providing maintenance and support in a continuous manufacturing environment.

Key Accountabilities

 As a member of the site maintenance team, you will be responsible for carrying out maintenance tasks to ensure high levels of asset reliability for all plant related equipment at Footscray to deliver business outcomes that are in line with plant targets and goals. You will trouble shoot and diagnose complex problems to keep the plant running efficiently. Working within a safety-first culture, the Site Maintenance Fitter will also be required to maintain an inclusive teamwork culture with their peers, contractors and other functional areas of the business.

Skills / Experience

  • Excellent communication skills
  • High level of numeracy and literacy skills
  • Experience with trouble shooting and problem solving when working with industrial equipment, including pressing, flaking, pumps, and conveying equipment
  • The expertise and right attitude to work independently with minimal supervision and contribute effectively to the site maintenance strategy
  • Current forklift license
  • External qualifications (desirable): Lifting & Rigging, Welding,
  • Flexibility with regards to working hours which may include overtime and weekends.
  • Previous experience working within a continuous food manufacturing process or refinery environment would be a distinct advantage.
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