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Maintenance Electrician

VISY - Sydney, NSW

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At Visy, our people make us stand out from the crowd. We’re always seeking solutions, opportunities and possibilities. We look for people who see what’s ahead and run towards it. These people are helping us to achieve our vision to become the global leader in sustainable packaging solutions. Together, we can create a better world.

The Opportunity:

Visy began manufacturing corrugated cardboard boxes in Melbourne, Australia, in 1948 and has grown to become one of the world's leading privately owned packaging, paper and recycling companies.

We offer unique, fully integrated, forward thinking closed loop packaging solutions that align with customer and industry needs. Having maintained a huge market share, we are certainly leading the way.

The Role

We currently have an opportunity available for a skilled Afternoon Shift Maintenance Electrician to join our proactive and solutions approached team within our well established and successful Visy board Smithfield operation.

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, your adaptability, flexibility, and ability to jump in and get your hands dirty will be paramount to ensuring our facility runs safely at optimised levels, enabling maximum output and reliability, with minimal downtime. 

This position will be a dayshift position with some overtime and weekend work required including leave loading.

Your Typical Day

  • Maintain and comply with site safety policies and procedures and ensure plant meets safety and environmental legislation
  • Complete risk assessments and relevant safety documentation before any work is commenced
  • Promptly execute preventative and breakdown electrical maintenance requirements for the site to ensure minimal unscheduled down time and increased plant reliability
  • Take part in equipment failure analysis on recurring electrical issues to ensure they are fixed
  • Identify plant improvement opportunities to ensure optimum output and work towards lean manufacturing practices
  • Ensuring effective reporting of maintenance issues and appropriate use of logbooks

Your Technical Skills

  • 3-5 years’ experience as a qualified Shift Electrician within a processing or high speed manufacturing environment
  • A Grade Electrical license, forklift licence, whited card, boom lift, EWP and confined space
  • Experience with Allen Bradley, Siemens S7 PLC's, Siemens software, SEW servos and inverters, electro-pneumatic s and basic hydraulics.
  • DC/AC drive knowledge with Lenze, Siemens, Rexroth, Schneider & Allen Bradley
  • Computer savvy with SAP and experience using a CMMS maintenance system (MEX highly desirable)

What you will Bring to the Team

  • Experience working on projects with strict deadlines
  • Ability and experience ordering parts and working on allocated work orders
  • Exceptional fault finding skills with a solutions mindset and ability to troubleshoot
  • Strong attention to detail, organisational and time management skills
  • Analytical mindset focused on problem solving, safety and reporting
  • Flexible attitude to work different hours where needed to support the business
  • Ability to stay calm under pressure and think on your feet
  • Supportive and collaborative with a team focus

When you join Visy, you’re joining a global leader dedicated to making serious progress in the sustainable packaging and recycling industries. We want to find solutions, make an impact and grow our business. If you can help us, you’ll fit right in. There’s never been a better time to join Visy

Please contact Zane Cassim on 0499 111 839 for a confidential discussion or apply now. 

You will be required to meet Visy’s employment criteria which will include a criminal history check and pre-employment medical (including drug & alcohol testing).

Visy is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion.

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