maintenance fitter in Sydney

werner myburgh, randstad
job type
AU$ 55,000 - AU$ 70,000 per year

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sydney, new south wales
trades & services
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AU$ 55,000 - AU$ 70,000 per year
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werner myburgh, randstad
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  • Full time opportunity for a Maintenance Fitter;
  • Must come out of a trade background;
  • International brand with excellent career growth opportunities available;


This is a large international brand in the FMCG manufacturing space. With COVID19 they have seen ramp up in demand and currently running at full capacity. The business has been around for over 50 years with a large number of sites. They are currently expanding their teams, offering great career opportunities and have a reputation for looking after their people.

Purpose of the position:

  • The incumbent must be a qualified fitter who is a team player that is proactive and capable of working autonomously.
  • The role requires that the incumbent must have the ability to continuously make decisions about work priorities during the shift. The Maintenance Fitter will be responsible for carrying out daily servicing, repairs and maintenance of plant and equipment as scheduled and planned by the Maintenance Planner.
  • The Fitter is expected to be actively involved in maintenance planning, plant improvements and projects which will improve plant availability and efficiency.


  • Work safely by having a pro-active safety attitude in all actions performed. This will be gained by applying awareness, sound risk assessment practices and the use of company processes and documents such as but not limited to LOTO, confined space permit, working at heights permit, etc.
  • Carry out planned maintenance as scheduled by the Site Maintenance Planner using sound engineering practices and experience gained in a food manufacturing facility.
  • To work with and assist the other Team members as and when required. Particularly when the work being carried out either requires two people, fabrication (hot work) or heavy duty mechanical skills.
  • Timely response to all breakdown calls during the shift, use high level fault finding skills to evaluate the cause of the breakdown and implement the best solution to rectify the breakdown. This will require the ability to work and communicate with production staff as well as their peers to prioritise actions and implement solutions.
  • Carry out minor electrical tasks i.e. disconnects - reconnects, resets, etc. in line with relevant electrical qualifications

Qualifications / Education / Experience:

  • Experience in Mex - Computerised Maintenance Management System (CMMS);
  • Preference in maintaining an older mill in the FMCG manufacturing space;
  • Minimum of 3 years experience as maintenance fitter with hands-on experience;
  • Must come out of a trade background. Although this is a mechanical role it would be preferred that the incumbent has a restricted electrical license
  • Good communication and leadership skills with the ability to closely with your peers;
  • Salary package negotiable depending on experience

How to apply:

Apply online or give me a call. All CV must include projects and duties under each employer.

Contact Person after application has been made: Vern Myburgh - 0449 229 194

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


Fitter, Maintenance Fitter, Mechanical Fitter. Maintenance Planner


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