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Production and Distribution Operators

Job No: 95996
Location: Bundaberg, QLD

  • Multiple casual opportunities within brand new production facility!
  • Competitive hourly rate on offer!
  • Enjoy great training & ongoing opportunities for career development!

About Knauf Australia

Knauf is a multinational supplier of plasterboard, metal and associated products. Symbolic with quality and innovation, Knauf, is a 100-year-old German manufacturing company with over 26,000 people worldwide and a massive global footprint across 60 countries and over 150 manufacturing sites. Knauf entered the Australian marketplace in 2010 and have since expanded across both the Australian and Asia Pacific markets.

Knauf has plasterboard and compounds manufacturing facilities in Matraville (New South Wales) Bundaberg (Queensland) and Altona (Victoria) and metal profile lines in Beenleigh (Queensland). With over 280 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.

About the Opportunities

Knauf Australia now has multiple opportunities for Production and Distribution Operators to join their new facility in Bundaberg, QLD, on a casual basis, working across multiple shifts. 

These roles will be spread across the production and distribution operations of the plant, with a primary focus on mill, dry end, additives operations and distribution. Commencing in one area of operations, your goal will be to become a specialist in that particular role so you can provide ongoing training and guidance to new starters and other parts of the business. Eventually you will move to other parts of the production facility so you can continue to learn and expand on your skill set. 

As Knauf team member some of your daily responsibilities will include:

  • Operation, monitoring and adjustment of production in your designated area;
  • Routine quality control, inspection and testing;
  • Basic maintenance;
  • Troubleshooting and solving quality issues; and
  • Forklift use.

You will undergo robust training and have extensive support in achieving the above. It is expected that you are a quick learner with the ability to acquire the above technical skills through training.

Who is Knauf Looking For?

To be successful in these positions you will have the following:

  • A current forklift licence (or the willingness to obtain one);
  • Respect and adherence to all safety practices;
  • Ownership of performance and quality for your designated area;
  • High-level communication and problem-solving skills'
  • Ability to work and make sound decisions under pressure; and
  • Ability and willingness to adhere to standard operating conditions.

A trade qualification is not mandatory for you to succeed in this role but a mechanical/engineering aptitude is. If you are someone who likes tinkering with cars and engines in your man/woman cave on the weekend, then this is a great start. 

Please note: Due to the physical nature of these roles, the successful candidates will be required to do a certain amount of manual handling and repetitive movements including continually walking up and down stairs, shoveling, chiseling and operating precision hand tools.  

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 these advanced operational roles, 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, Apply Now!

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