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Fitter/Welder

Date: Jul 29, 2021

LOCATION: Knoxfield, VIC, AU

Company: Pelican Products, Inc.

Job Title

MAINTENANCE FITTER

Department

PRODUCTION

Reports to

PRODUCTION MANAGER

 

SUMMARY

The maintenance fitter is responsible for maintaining plant and equipment and moulding tools, this includes both breakdown maintenance and preventative maintenance. This extends to items such as airlines, jigs and fixtures, machinery and other items as decided by the production manager.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conduct routine preventative maintenance as documented or directed by the production manager.
  • Conduct repairs and breakdown maintenance as required, priority will be determined by the production manager.
  • Assist with the development of preventative maintenance plans and procedures.
  • Ensure tools and materials required in the maintenance area always available.
  • Provide supervision and guidance to the apprentice as directed by the production manager.
  • Provide leadership by demonstrating high standards of professionalism and work standards whilst adhering to OH&S guidelines.
  • Take part in “Lean” training and apply “Lean” principles and methodology in day to day running of the maintenance area.
  • Assist with production fabrication and machining as required.
  • Implement other duties as assigned by the Production Manager.

JOB REQUIREMENTS                                          

  • Appropriate trade qualification.
  • Well organized, systematic, self-motivated and possessing a ‘do it now’ attitude.
  • Able to effectively manage time, as well as meet targets and deadlines.
  • Flexibility to work overtime when time-critical work is required to be completed.
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience with welding and fabrication.
  • Able to operate lathe and mill.
  • Current Forklift license.
  • Experience in toolmaking and/or maintenance fitting.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

  • Actively supports and complies with Pelican’s objectives, guidelines and commitment to Quality and Safety, with an emphasis on continual improvement.
  • Must be able to interact effectively and cooperatively with employees at all levels.
  • Must have the ability to complete assignments within the timeframe specified by the Manager.

 

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