Maintenance Fitter


Our client is a family owned business manufacturing high quality value added meat products together with operating a retail fine food delicatessen. They have been operating for nearly 70 years. Based just west of Brisbane they away from Brisbane peak hour traffic.

About the role

The successful candidates will be involved in the planning and carrying out of preventative, planned maintenance (PPM) and reactive repairs of all plant within our client’s facilities.

Key Tasks

  • To carry out routine/ preventative and reactive maintenance on all aspects of the plant in a safe and efficient manner
  • Responding to plant breakdowns by ensuring that PPM is carried out, reducing downtime
  • Supervise maintenance fitter subcontractors
  • Ensure all works are carried out to a high standard
  • Updating records for maintenance and parts required
  • Ensure all health and safety requirements are adhered to

Skills and Experience

  • Have a trade certification or similar such as a fitter/ turner
  • 3+ years’ experience in a similar role preferably in a food manufacturing environment
  • The demonstrated ability to diagnose and troubleshoot equipment issues
  • The ability to prioritise and manage time
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • A good understanding of WH&S
  • Keep premises and workshop tidy and stocked as required