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Maintenance Fitter - 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/team:

An opportunity exists for a self-motivated, qualified Maintenance Fitter with suitable food industry experience to support our Maintenance team on a Full Time - Permanent basis.


Based in Koroit, this role will primarily focus on general, preventative and breakdown maintenance across our 24/7 production cycle, troubleshooting and fault finding for on-site plant and equipment, as well as participate in a wider team and comply with company values, legislation and procedures.


In addition, the Maintenance Fitter will be responsible for ensuring consumable stocks are maintained at certain levels and will contribute to continuous improvement initiatives, to enhance productivity, efficiency and profitability of the plant


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 be prepared to challenge yourself. We value diversity of thinking, experiences, perspectives and listening.     Bega people support each other to achieve together.


Additionally you will have:

  • Trade qualification (fitter and turner) with minimum 3 years’ experience
  • D-Class license and fork lift license, desirable but not essential
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a food manufacturing environment (desired)
  • Experience in hydraulic and pneumatic operations, TIG, MIG and stick welding, in particular with stainless steel
  • Strong knowledge of various maintenance methods and the ability to investigate problems, determine and implement root cause corrections
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal with the ability to communicate cross functionally
  • Behaviours that are consistent with Bega Cheese values

Application Process:

We want to learn about you. If you are curious, creative, invested in the growth and development of others as much as yourself and meet most of the competencies outlined above then we encourage you to apply by clicking APPLY now, alternatively you can visit our website at - Positions can be located under current vacancies > Positions vacant > Maintenance Fitter


Please include with your application a cover letter describing your strengths and how you might apply them to this role.


Employees who are short-listed will be invited to an interview.   


Applications close: Friday 26th July 2019 at 5pm.


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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