Maintenance Electrician

Posted on 03-Oct-2017
Application Close Date: 24-Oct-2017
Job Details
Engineering/ Maintenance
Position Type:
Full Time
Job Reference:
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Goodman Fielder is Australasia's leading food company. The company owns a host of iconic brands that generations of Australians and New Zealanders have grown up with and put in their supermarket trolleys every week. Our brands include White Wings, Meadow Lea, Praise, Helga's, Wonder White within Australia,  Vogel's, Natures Fresh, Edmonds, Ernest Adams, Meadow Fresh, and Irvines in New Zealand.

As we continue the growth within our business, we are now looking to recruit a number of new positions into our Moorebank facility. As a result, we have an Electrician vacancy within our Maintenance Team. This role will cover multiple shifts across afternoons and nights, Monday to Friday.

Our Opportunity

Key responsibilities include:

  • Carry out preventative maintenance to plant and equipment within the facility;
  • High level of technical and diagnostic skills including fault finding of electrical circuits and PLC programs;
  • Participate in the repairs and preventive maintenance of all site plant and equipment;
  • Maximise the use of materials and resources to achieve high efficiencies to produce optimum equipment availabilities;
  • Timely repair and installation of plant and equipment & assessing and prioritising breakdown service requirements;
  • Demonstrate and promote safe work practices;
  • Identifying and resolving equipment reliability and improvement opportunities;
  • Demonstrate competency in the areas of planning, organization, and customer focus;
  • Have a strong commitment to document handling procedures, to ensure that all paperwork is completed accurately in a timely manner;
  • Work closely with operations personnel to ensure that reliability and safety issues are dealt with in an effective and timely manner;
  • Assist with other duties to ensure the effective operation of the maintenance team.


About You

  • Current Electrical Trade Certificate/Licence;
  • Previous experience in a fast paced FMCG environment ideally within the food industry or clean manufacturing;
  • Computer skills – MFG PRO, MS Office Suite;
  • Excellent fault finding/ diagnostic skills;
  • Experience in PLC/HMI & VSD software and hardware (particularly Allen Bradley and Siemens);
  • Processed based risk assessment skills;
  • Excellent communication skills – listening, verbal and written;
  • Demonstrate an understanding for safety, health and environment;
  • High level of planning, cost management and organisation skills.


Employing around 5,000 people across Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Fiji and New Caledonia, our employees have the opportunity to fashion their own home grown career across functions, locations and brands.  Our aim is to be a destination employer in the food industry where we don't just offer jobs - we offer careers.

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