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Apprentice Maintenance Fitter


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:

We are inviting applications from enthusiastic and motivated individuals to undertake the first steps of their career in production maintenance at our 24/7 manufacturing site based in Koroit. This role will work closely with qualified maintenance tradespersons in maintaining and commissioning industrial process equipment across the business.


You will gain practical skills in maintaining pumps and valves, fans and homogenisers, electric motors as well as TIG welding stainless steel.  You will have the opportunity to gain further competencies during your four year term, including forklift and elevated work platform licences, Level Two - First Aid and Confined Space accreditation.


In addition, the Apprentice 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:

  • A strong focus on workplace health and safety
  • A commitment to undertaking 4yrs of relevant training for Certificate III in Engineering – Mechanical Trade
  • Year 12 VCE or applicant to be a mature aged candidate
  • Aptitude in basic mechanical operations and physical concepts
  • An excellent can do attitude and a willingness to learn
  • Ability to stay on task and take instruction
  • Behaviors 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 > Apprentice Maintenance Fitter


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


Start Date is currently flexible to coincide with completion of the school term.


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


Applications close: Friday 27th September 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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