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About our OrganisationHere at Lactalis, we are true to our purpose: we are a family business offering healthy and delicious dairy products that bring people together. And, we just happen to be the worldwide leader in what we do. At the heart of our Australian business we have over 2,200 passionate employees, working closely with our farmers, customers and consumers to produce the finest dairy products in the country. Pillar brands such as Paul’s, OAK, Ice Break, Tamar Valley Dairy, Vaalia, President and Galbani provide Lactalis Australia with a deep national footprint for growth and prosperity. About this Opportunity We are seeking a pro-active and experienced Maintenance Fitter to join our team based at Darwin. Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, you will be responsible for preventative and breakdown maintenance across the site. Including the servicing and repair of bulk storage, production, processing, blowmoulding and packaging areas, covering the entire manufacturing process and all main facilities associated with a dairy manufacturing site. The role will require shift work rotating through day and afternoon shifts. You will have a strong analytical and methodical approach to problem solving, as well as excellent communication skills across all operational levels. You will be self-motivated and have the ability to work efficiently without direct supervision to complete your duties. You must be flexible and have the ability to adapt to a face paced and changing work environment. Key accountabilities of the role are:Strong focus on safety and safe working methods including JSAs , Risk Assessments , LOTO and permits to work;Implementing preventative and routine maintenance schedules to achieve machine and line efficiency;Responding to breakdowns in a timely manner to minimise downtime;Monitor and contribute to developing new maintenance schedules for equipment, plant and other relevant data to identify faults and take action as necessary;Performing scheduled and ad-hoc safety checks as per instructions;Investigating failures and making recommendations to reduce risk and improve systems / processes; General maintenance within a factory environment, including blowmoulding, filling machines, packaging equipment;Assisting in the development and training of employees as required. To be considered for this position, you will require a relevant trade qualification. Previous experience in the food, dairy, packaging or process-related industries will be favourable. Due to the nature of the role, applicants must also have knowledge and skills in the following: Fitting and turning experience;Excellent troubleshooting and root cause analysis skills;Strong communication skills both written and verbal;Solid knowledge and focus on quality;Knowledge of GMP within the food industry; Experience in TIG welding is desirable but not essential; We are seeking a candidate who is enthusiastic, approachable and has the ability to work autonomously and as part of an efficient team. In addition, the candidate will be commercially minded, a team player, and able to work with a range of stakeholders. If you have the ambition, drive and competency to succeed in this role please submit your application, including current resume by selecting 'Apply' and following the prompts. No Recruitment Agencies - We have this one covered!
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