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Machine Operators

Machine Operators

We are looking for experienced Machine Operators to work for our valued global client Essity located in Springvale. Essity is a leading hygiene and health company who offer products and services that are essential to people’s everyday lives.

About the Role

As Essity grows, we are seeking Machine Operators, to join our team. You will play an important role within Essity’s Springvale manufacturing team which produces hygiene products. You will be self-motivated, profession and have a strong focus on operating machinery, contributing to the smooth and hassle-free running of our fast-moving organisation.

As a Machine Operatory you will operate equipment as directed by the Shift Team Leader and Production Manager, ensuring that all production occurs within the required quality parameters.

What You Will Do


  • Obtaining the scheduled output from the equipment under your control by ensuring that all equipment is running effectively and escalating issues as required
  • Ensure all equipment and machinery are kept in good working condition and recommending improvements to management as required
  • Work closely with quality assurance personnel to ensure that all quality standards are maintained
  • Operators will prepare and communicate information within the department and to external customers to ensure that the maintenance, quality, waste removal and material supply requirements are met

OHS/Environment & Risk Duties

  • Operating in accordance with Government regulations and site OHS guidelines. The operator will be required to maintain as the norm high standards in the areas of Housekeeping and EHS&R and Communication
  • Take corrective action as per the Standard Operating Procedures on any environmental mishaps in their work area
  • Has a responsibility to comply with company policy and procedures for Safety and Quality and to support Teamwork and continuous improvement

Who You Are

  • Familiar and competent in Quality System procedures that apply to machines
  • Experience as a machine operator – Trouble shooting skills, high speed machinery and machine changeovers
  • Experience working in FMCG manufacturing environment desirable
  • Knowledge of production procedures
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-speed environment, follow standardized work and adhere to safe work practices in a continuous improvement environment
  • Great attention to detail
  • Team oriented and self-directed
  • Highly motivated
  • Desire to learn


  • Located in Springvale
  • Onsite free parking
  • Great hourly rate
  • View to permanency for the right applicants
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