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Maintenance Supervisor - Mechanical
Koroit Victoria (Full-Time Permanent)

Bega Cheese Group is home to many trusted and wholesome food brands enjoyed in Australia and around the world. Our growth story of becoming a successful ASX listed company with a turnover in excess of $1.5 billion, and over 2000 employees is made possible by our values and outward looking perspective. If you believe in building a Great Australian Food Company, you are curious and creative, and invested in the success and growth of others as much as your own, then you might be the one we are looking for!

With a strong regional focus and dedication to community, we are proud of our heritage which continues to build outstanding opportunities for people to develop and thrive.

The opportunity

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager the key responsibilities of the role include the supervision of the sites mechanical trades team and apprentices, to ensure the timely correction of defects and execution of the sites proactive, predictive and preventative maintenance program. The day-to-day co-ordination of maintenance activities for the site, including overseeing contractor compliance. The optimal utilisation of resources for all maintenance activities, whilst pursuing a structured program of continuous improvement and effective communication with all key contacts to help achieve strategic maintenance goals.


To be successful in this role

We look for potential, not only performance. To be successful you will be open about your strengths and weaknesses and prepared to challenge yourself. We value diversity of thinking, experiences and perspectives and listening. Bega people support each other to achieve together.


Additionally you will have:

  • Mechanical Trade and/or tertiary engineering qualifications
  • Demonstrated experience leading a trades team in a manufacturing/processing environment (ideally dairy)
  • Extensive experience within a complex food manufacturing environment (ideally dairy)
  • A strong commitment to responsible safety, quality and environmental management to ensure all work practices meet current regulations and codes of practice
  • Demonstrated ability to be a self-starter with strong levels of drive, motivation and initiative, excellent time management and noteworthy experience in delivering outcomes
  • Strong communication and influencing skills, including the ability to develop effective relationships with key internal and external stakeholders
  • Excellent people management skills with a desire to coach and mentor your team
  • CMMS experience (experience in the use of MEX is highly desirable)
  • Technical and practical experience with dairy processing equipment (separators, heat exchangers, evaporators, dryers, packaging machines etc.) will be highly regarded. Bega provides a competitive hourly rate, certified training opportunities and a supportive team environment.


We want to learn about you. Send us a cover letter and resume describing your strengths and how you might apply them in this role. Please forward any queries regarding the position to [email protected] 


To access the Position Description and/or to apply online please visit our careers page at


Applications close: Monday 20th of May 2019

Please note, we can only accept applications from people with the right to live and work in Australia.

Recruiters, we appreciate your interest, but we've got this one covered thanks!

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