We are looking for someone from a strong technical background to join the maintenance team on a rostered shift patterned at our Cobden site. You will have strong communication skills as you interact with the Plant Asset Care PPM, Maintenance, operations and Management teams to ensure that the right maintenance work is performed at the optimum time relative to production scheduling. You will be able to problem solve, think outside the box and manage task prioritisation.
Plan, communicate and undertake work associated with preventative maintenance.
Diagnosis and repair of plant system and component faults and failures.
Provide support to production team activities that ensures reliable plant operation.
Provide mechanical installation and repair work as required.
Ensure all mechanical systems operate in a safe and reliable manner.
Identifying and implement plant improvements.
Ensure maintenance of the plant is always to a high standard.
Ensure that all work orders are completed and closed out accurately.
Skills and Experience:
Qualified Fitter & Turner with proven experience and a strong technical/engineering background in a manufacturing environment,
Experience in an FMCG industry background is preferred,
Confident in reading and interpreting equipment manuals and drawings,
Pneumatic, steam and hydraulic systems understanding is preferred,
Experienced in using CMMS (MEX) work orders and work reporting,
Strong communication and stakeholder engagement skills,
Strong problem-solving skills, initiative and work ethic,
Ability to work well in a team and drive a team to success.
We are Fonterra
Fonterra is a global nutrition company owned by 10,000 farming families in New Zealand. We employ 20,000 people around the globe and offer amazing opportunities for people who want to join our team.
In Australia, we take the milk we collect from our farmers, and our six manufacturing sites across Victoria and Tasmania turn this into dairy foods that generations of Australians have grown up with and love, including Perfect Italiano™, Mainland™, Western Star™, and Bega™. We also sell dairy ingredients to many of the world’s leading food companies and partner with foodservices business across the country to get dairy foods into chef’s hands.
In the heart of Cobden is our milk powder, fresh milk and butter plants, also known as the home of Australia’s favourite butter for over 90 years - Western Star™. This is our largest site in Australia, which makes butter and spreads, and fresh milk for both China and domestic markets.
At Fonterra, we understand that to attract top talent we need to have the jobs that will make you want to get out of bed in the morning. Diversity, inclusion, and flexibility are a big part of our business, and with a collaborative culture, inspiring leaders and passionate people, this is a great place to work. We need good people, we need you – please apply and join our team.
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