Maintenance Fitter


Laminex Australia - A member of the Fletcher Building is a leader in the decorative surfaces industry in Australia; we manufacture and procure a broad range of products for commercial and residential use such as laminate, engineered stone and veneers. We pride ourselves on quality and design. We believe that good design enables good living and our ambition is to make design accessible for every Australian.
The Role:
We currently have an opportunity for an experienced Maintenance Fitter at our large modern Medium Density Fibreboard (MDF) Plant located near Gympie. In this role you will be responsible for ensuring the reliable operation of the Plant, 24hours a day/7 days per week.
This is a wonderful opportunity to join a successful and supportive team and as part of the Fletcher Building Group you will be offered a competitive salary and have the opportunity to apply for roles at a national and international level.
In this role you will:

  • Actively demonstrate and promote site safety behaviours and procedures
  • Be a self-starter with the ability to work unsupervised.
  • Perform preventive and corrective maintenance with a continuous improvement focus .
  • Be required to conduct high level fault finding, repair and carry out maintenance on complex hydraulic and pneumatic control systems.
  • The successful applicant will be required to shift roster and work a reasonable amount of overtime as required.


About you


The successful candidate will possess the following skills and experience:

  • Exposure to Condition Monitoring techniques, Predictive Maintenance philosophies, high level machining skills and a basic understanding of PLC based control systems would be advantageous.
  • An understanding and exposure to Lean Manufacturing principals would be highly regarded.
  • It is essential that the successful applicant holds an appropriate mechanical trade qualification.


Fletcher Building


Together we are part of Fletcher Building, Australasia’s largest building materials supplier. We manufacture building products; from insulation that keeps homes warm and dry, to cement, the foundation of built structures the world over. We operate retail businesses that distribute these products and many more to tradespeople right across the Tasman.


We employ 5,500 people across our Australian division; we know that our people are our greatest asset and as we continue to promote engaged and effective teams who deliver exceptional results for our customers, we are guided by our five core values - customer leading, play fair, better every day, be bold, and better together.


How to apply


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Agencies please note: This recruitment assignment is being managed directly by our Fletcher Building Talent Acquisition team. We will certainly reach out to our external partners if we require additional talent options. Your respect for this process is appreciated.