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Yates - Maintenance Fitter - Mt Druitt NSW

Apply now Job no: 831018
Work type: Full Time
Location: Sydney

  • Day Shift 6:30pm-2:30pm (12pm Finish on Fridays)
  • Free onsite parking
  • Excellent working conditions and benefits

 The Company

Yates is Australia and New Zealand's leading home garden brand, taking pride in providing horticultural innovation, innovation and expertise which is second to none.  This iconic Australian company is part of the wider DuluxGroup - ASX top 100 listed and with a well deserved reputation as a great place to work.

The Opportunity

A fantastic career opportunity exists for an experienced Maintenance Fitter to work on day shift (6:30am – 2:30pm Monday to Thursday and 6:30am - 12pm Friday). Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, this position provides maintenance & engineering services to mixing, filling, packaging and palletising lines. The factory contains a large number of mixing vessels, packaging lines (bottle/ pellet / powder filling machines) and auxiliary systems (compressors, pumps, etc).

This is an outstanding opportunity to work for a market leader who truly empowers their people.


Preventative Maintenance & Breakdown Maintenance

  • Machine changeovers/setups
  • Installation of new equipment
  • Improvement/ redesign of existing equipment
  • Risk Assessment and Safety Investigations
  • Other tasks as directed by the Maintenance Manager

This position will join the morning shift however this may change depending on business requirements so you will need to be flexible to change in the future.

About you

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate the following: 

  • Trade qualified fitter or turner (Certified)
  • Excellent troubleshooting & problem solving ability
  • Fabrication and machining ability (Lathes/ Mill)
  • Previous experience working to maintenance policies
  • Pneumatics and hydraulics experience
  • Strong Safety focus
  • Commitment to continuous improvement initiatives (5S/Lean/etc)

 Desirable but not essential

  • Use of a Computerised Maintenance Management System (eg, MEX)
  • Electric arc welding
  • Restricted Electrical Licence
  • Forklift licence

Your strong customer service orientation and work ethic will see you transition into this role with ease. Your ability to self manage and be flexible to changing priorities is a necessity in this position, as is your strong commitment to safety and continuous improvement of productivity in the workplace for operators.

What's in it for you?

  • DuluxGroup is an employer of choice with a great culture.  We employ world leading practices for safety and sustainability, and work toward a "Future without Harm".
  • Competitive salary
  • Your conditions will allow for 4.5 days per week and overtime pay as required.

How to apply
To submit your application please click 'Apply' below. If you have any specific questions please call Michael  03 9263 5783 for a confidential discussion. For further information about Yates please visit our website www.yates.com.au.

We are an equal opportunity employer who encourages a diverse workforce.

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