10 Mar 2019

Freelance Operator/Fitter – Thornton

Neumann Steel – Hunter Region

Job Description

Contract
About the business:
You would be working for Neumann Steel – specialists in the manufacture and distribution of reinforcing steel and plastic bar chair products for the Queensland and NSW markets. With our distribution network we strive to deliver in full, on time, every time with service second to none. Our highly integrated supply chain is supported by experienced staff and a wealth of industry knowledge.

About the role
You will be working in a fast-paced environment, delivering a safe and committed effort to service our workplace needs. This is an important hands-on role in helping to ensure continuous and uninterrupted production in the manufacturing facility.

Primarily the role will involve machine operation with the additional responsibility of carrying out repair and maintenance on all machines within the facility. Therefore, the successful candidate must be a trade qualified Fitter with previous experience of working within a similar industry.

This role is working predominantly on the day shift but flexibility is required to suit the needs of the business.

You will be responsible for:
The operation of machinery – such as shear-line cutters, off-coil bending machinery and rebar benders
Meeting daily production expectations as per the production plan
Assist with our preventative maintenance and daily maintenance activities
Respond to and repair machines as quick as possible
Conducting pre-start checks on all equipment to ensure safety and quality standards are met
General manual handling of products
Maintaining the work environment in a safe and orderly manner
Following all instructions provided by your Team Leader/ Leading hand

The ideal candidate will have:
Previous experience with reinforcing steel industry
Relevant trade qualification
Welding and Thermal cutting experience
Physically able to lift products and work standing up for most of the work day
Excellent communication skills
Good IT literacy and numeracy skills
Do you have what it takes? If yes, click Apply Now. All applications are treated confidentially.

Please note – Safety is our highest priority, and consequently we operate drug and alcohol screening as part of our selection processes as well as random testing during employment.

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Job Categories: Manufacturing. Job Types: Freelance. Occupation: Technicians and Trade Workers. Job expires in 6 days.

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