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Maintenance Electrician

Job No: 90094
Location: Bundaberg

  • Bring your production experience to this brand new facility!
  • Competitive hourly rate on offer!
  • Enjoy great training & ongoing opportunities for career development!

About Knauf Australia

Knauf Australia is a part of Knauf, leaders in lightweight construction materials. Their innovative lightweight construction systems include plasterboard; steel framing systems for walls and ceilings; acoustic and air cleaning; wall and ceiling linings; mineral fibre ceiling tiles; facades; plasters for internal and external applications; and glass and mineral wool insulation. 

With two manufacturing facilities in Matraville (Sydney) and Altona (Melbourne) manufacturing plasterboard and compounds, metal profile lines in Beenleigh (Brisbane), over 220 employees and a national distribution PlastaMasta network, Knauf is a major supplier to the lightweight construction industry and a one-stop-shop for a complete wall framing solution.

The Knauf Group has 220 production facilities and sales organisations in over 70 countries, 26,000 employees worldwide, and revenue of 6.4 billion Euro (in 2014), and is without doubt one of the big players on the market – in Europe, the USA, South America, Russia, Asia, Africa, and Australia. 

About the Opportunity

Knauf Australia now has exciting opportunities for 3 x Maintenance Electricians to join their new facility in Bundaberg, QLD, on a full-time basis.

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, Maintenance Electricians are primarily responsible for maintaining all plant and equipment for the efficient production of plasterboard in the facility, ensuring all work complies with safe work procedure standards.

To be successful in this position you will have the following:

  • Relevant trade qualifications;
  • Forklift license and experience with fixed cranes operation;
  • PC literate with the ability to use maintenance software programs (ie Mex, Word/Excel);
  • Demonstrated self-management;
  • Demonstrated high level of planning and organisational skills;
  • High levels of attention to detail and accuracy;
  • Enjoys a fast paced, results focused team environment;
  • Positive and enthusiastic with a genuine ‘can do’ mentality;
  • Open attitude to learning and positive criticism.

Knauf is looking for candidates who will be proactive in the maintenance of equipment and assist the production team as required, to meet and exceed targets. You will be flexible in your work style and have a commitment to workplace health and safety. Continuous production line and process control experience will be highly regarded, but is not mandatory. 

Applicants are welcomed from all fast paced working manufacturing backgrounds. Importantly, if you are someone with an inquisitive nature, strong attention to detail, the ability to stay focused over long periods of time and the drive to solve problems and remain customer focused then this is the role for you. 

About the Benefits

Knauf is made up of a diverse mix of talented people working together to attain a shared goal. Their employees are skilled, experienced and have a strong desire to succeed, all sharing the same energy and entrepreneurial spirit. As such, they are always on the lookout for talent from all sectors of the community who can bring unique ideas, skills, qualifications and backgrounds to their organisation.

In return for your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with a competitive hourly rate. You'll enjoy the challenges and responsibilities that come from this advanced production role, whilst still having a great leadership support structure in place.

Additionally, you'll benefit from being part of a global organisation that can provide opportunities for on-going training and career development that you may not have within other organisations. There will also be opportunities to advance your career within the Bundaberg plant itself, as this new facility continues to grow.

These positions won't last long - If you are looking for your next big opportunity as a Maintenance Electrician, Apply Now!

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