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Maintenance Fitter

Have you recently considered a change of scenery, how about the vibrant & picturesque city of Tamworth, where life resonates with a unique charm and country rhythm? Known as the spiritual home of Australian country music, Tamworth invites you to embrace a captivating lifestyle filled with culture, history, and delectable cuisine. Prepare to be embraced by the warm hospitality of this remarkable regional hub.

Tamworth and its surroundings boast breathtaking national parks that will leave nature enthusiasts in awe. Warrabah National Park beckons with its captivating bushwalking trails and tranquil camping spots by the scenic Namoi River, which also offers fantastic opportunities for fishing and canoeing. Indulge in the serenity of Chaffey Dam, a perfect destination for camping, fishing, and boating enthusiasts.

The Opportunity

Join a well-known and established organisation where you’ll have the opportunity to further develop your skills as a Maintenance professional.

Enjoy a competitive salary package in the range of $100,000 – $120,000/year, with the opportunity for additional days and hours if desired.

Working 12 hours shifts on a 5/4/4/5 rotating between days and nights

Responsibilities include:
  • Performing planned and preventative maintenance tasks.
  • Completing hydraulic and other services when needed.
  • Conducting mechanical checks, such as lubrication and air supply.
  • Operating boilers as required.
  • Conducting boiler water tests.
  • Ensuring maintenance of all plant equipment to meet production requirements.
  • Regularly reporting on the condition status of various equipment and machinery.
  • Mentoring, training, and supervising apprentices at all stages.
Desired Experience:
  • Certificate III in Engineering Mechanical Trade or higher/equivalent.
  • Minimum of 1-year experience as a fitter or equivalent.
  • Strong work ethic and commitment to quality control.
  • Excellent communication and computer skills.
  • Experience in hydraulics, pneumatics, and stainless TIG welding is an advantage as well as previous experience in FMCG.
  • Ability to work safely with limited supervision.
  • Prior experience supervising apprentices is favoured, but not essential.
Key Benefits
  • Pay rates are above industry standards.
  • On-the-job training provided.
  • Regular career development opportunities.
  • Internal promotions are encouraged.
  • Excellent workplace health and safety culture.
  • Attractive work hours
Apply now to come and experience the vibrant tapestry of life that Tamworth has to offer and further your career within a thriving meat processing facility.

IPA’s Meat and Agribusiness division is a specialist consultancy of choice, partnering with some of Australia’s most respected and well-known brands to deliver superior recruitment and talent-sourcing solutions. With strong capability across the entire supply chain, from paddock to plate, we are well placed to support the needs of Australian businesses; regional or metro.
We’re the only national recruitment agency committing profits to community services.