This long established company is a market leader in the manufacture and supply of an innovative range of high quality metal and plastic packaging products and services. With manufacturing sites across Australia and New Zealand, their customers span a wide range of industrial and food applications.
It has an outstanding reputation in its market, with dozens of patents and registered designs and many awards for delivery performance and product quality. They also have a longstanding commitment to customer care and satisfaction, quality and innovation.
They are seeking candidates with a Machine Operator's background who can run a Can-making production line and problem solve the machines, to join the team at their Can making plant at Preston.
Candidates are needed for both the Day Shift 7:00am - 3:20pm or the Afternoon Shift 3:20pm - 11:50pm Monday to Friday.
You will be responsible for managing your own production line - ensuring it is maintained properly, fixing breakdowns as they arise and ensuring production targets are met.
You will report to the Production Team Leader and support that person to deliver on low cost, IFOT, quality, safety and improvement objectives.
Training will be provided during the day shift. The role carries overall responsibility for the efficient and safe operation of production cell equipment, including the following tasks:
- Operating and troubleshooting of Can-making machines
- Setting up machines
- Accurate recording of all manufacture and quality data.
- TPM on the Machines as required
The ideal candidate is an experienced Machine Operator with a background in operating a production line in a manufacturing plant. That experience should be coupled with a mechanical aptitude that enables you to work on and ensure the smooth running of a Can-making production line, problem solving the machines as other operators advise you of any problems.
You will also need a Fork-lift ticket and your own transport, as well as being flexible in undertaking shift work if required.
Applications from candidates with manufacturing and can making experience are particularly welcome. If you possess this experience, we encourage you to apply.
Other essential attributes include:
- Speaking, reading and writing fluently in English
- A proactive, can-do attitude
- A willingness to take instructions
- The ability to work in a team environment as well as independently
- Full work rights in Australia
- Working overtime as required to meet production schedule and customer needs
A generous hourly rate is applicable, plus penalty rates for overtime worked.Apply
Please include a cover letter outlining your current employment situation, with your resume in your application.
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