Maintenance Fitter

Posted on 04-Aug-2017
Application Close Date: 25-Aug-2017
Job Details
Engineering/ Maintenance
Position Type:
Full Time
Job Reference:
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Goodman Fielder is a leading regional food company across Australia, New Zealand and Asia Pacific. We have a portfolio of iconic and trusted brands that Australians have grown up with and put in their supermarket trolleys every week, including Helga's, Wonder White, Praise, White Wings, MeadowLea, and many more. Our vision is to be the leading and most innovative local food company, creating food that people love. 


We value our people at Goodman Fielder and recognise that our success depends on our ability to attract and retain talented people. Reporting to our Maintenance Supervisor you will be based at our Forestville site and work on a rotating roster of 2 days (6am-6pm) and 2 nights (6pm-6am) on then 4 days off (8 week cycle) with 5 weeks annual leave.


This position is to provide high quality maintenance and repairs to equipment throughout the plant, with a strong emphasis on preventative maintenance, to achieve acceptable production levels and a high standard in engineering support.


Specifically, you will:


  • Carry out preventative maintenance to plant and equipment within the facility.
  • Carry out service and repair of mechanical plant and equipment within the facility 
  • Diagnose faults and carry out modifications to mechanical plant and equipment as required.
  • Maximise the use of materials and resources to achieve high efficiencies to produce optimum equipment availabilities.
  • Fabrication/installation of new and reconditioned machinery is also an ongoing function of this position
  • Ensure compliance to HACCP & BRC and required Quality and Food Safety policies procedures.
  • Carry our foreign object walks as required


To be successful in this role you will need:


  • Trade Qualification – Trade Certificate in Mechanical Fitting with welding and machining competence.
  • Strong PC Skills
  • Good written and communication skills
  • Organisational / project management skills
  • High degree of  General Trade based Technical Knowledge
  • Manufacturing FMCG experience
  • B class license
  • Welding experience
  • CMMS - computerised maintenance systems



This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing business, with the scope to develop and grow your career. At Goodman Fielder, we aim to be an employer of choice in the food industry where we don't just offer jobs - we offer long term careers.

What are you waiting for? Apply now.