Fitter and Turner

Department: Factory

Position Type: Full Time

Salary Range: $50,000 - $60,000 plus super 

Benefits:

  • Skills training at the company's expense
  • Semi-annual KPI appraisal
  • Performace-based commission and salary bonus

Award Classification: Manufacturing and Associated Industries and Occupations Award 2010 [MA000010]

Award Category:  C8 - Engineering/manufacturing tradesperson -special class level I

ANZCO Code: 323212

Work Eligibility: Able to work in Australia with no restriction


Purpose of the position:

  • Fits, assembles, grinds and shapes metal parts and sub-assemblies to fabricate production machines and other equipment.


Qualifications:

  • AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV

 

 Experience:

  • Minimum of 1-year experience in automation or manufacturing industry preferred but not essential.

  • Strong experience in workshop machine operations (Manual or CNC)

  • Previous experience with welding and cutting machine operation is highly beneficial

 

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES:

Machine assembly, testing, commissioning and installation

  • studying drawings and specifications to determine suitable material, method and sequence of operations, and machine settings

  • fitting fabricated metal parts into products and assembling metal parts and subassemblies to produce machines and equipment

  • checking fabricated and assembled metal parts for accuracy, clearance and fit using precision measuring instruments

  • setting guides, stops and other controls on machining tools, setting up prescribed cutting and shaping tools and dies in machines and presses, and setting controls for textile machines

  • forming metal stock and castings to fine tolerances using machining tools to press, cut, grind, plane, bore and drill metal

  • cutting, threading, bending and installing hydraulic and pneumatic pipes and lines

  • preparing pattern mechanisms to control the operation of textile machines used to spin, weave, knit, sew and tuft fabric

  • diagnosing faults and performing operational maintenance of machines, and overhauling and repairing mechanical parts and fluid power equipment

  • may erect machines and equipment on-site

 

PERSONAL SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES:

  • Proven ability to work independently and with others in a vibrant, team-orientated environment

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and experience, with the ability to accurately and effectively convey information to clients at all levels

  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills with the ability to manage and build relationships cross-culturally and at all levels, and rapidly establish rapport with internal and external stakeholders

  • Self-motivated with a proactive and innovative approach to problem-solving

  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment and the ability to prioritise workloads with competing demands

  • Strong work ethic with prioritisation, time-management and deadline achievement skills

  • Willingness and ability to adapt to a constantly changing work environment including technological changes

  • Be able to work with minimal supervision.

  

DESIRABLE SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES:

  • A current Australian Driver’s License

  • Forklift or EWP licence

  • First Aid Certificate

 

HOW TO APPLY?

  • Submit cover letter, current resume, and a 1-minute video detailing why we should consider your job application to info@mexx.com.au

  • Shortlisted applicants will be contacted directly