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Maintenance Fitter (Afternoon Shift), Clayton South


  • Regular on-site employee engagement activities including food and coffee vans
  • Competitive hourly rate with annual review and bonus programs
  • Career growth and development opportunities available


An exciting opportunity has become available for a self-motivated trade qualified Maintenance Fitter to apply their skills and specialist knowledge and play a key role in the implementation of operational Maintenance excellence at our Clayton facility. This is an afternoon shift position (2pm - 10:30pm), Monday to Friday, with one monthly RDO.



We are a company who puts people first - people who take what they do seriously, but not themselves!  We strive for excellence, have a great attitude, care for the safety of each other and our consumers.  Our passion for Flavour is brought to life through our consumer brands Gourmet Garden, Keens, Aeroplane Jelly, French's, Frank's RedHot and Cholula just to name a few, our people have what it takes to build Australia's leading flavour company!


Our benefits include;

  • Flexible working conditions
  • Regular team engagement activities including coffee and food vans
  • Novated Lease / Salary Sacrifice options available
  • Free on-site car parking
  • Annual pay reviews and bonus program in place
  • Paid service recognition and rewards
  • Career development and growth opportunities both within Australia and Globally

plus many more benefits 


The Role

  • Responsible for carrying out all scheduled and required repairs and regular maintenance work of plant equipment
  • Perform any reasonable task, as directed, that is within the incumbent’s qualifications, skills and experience, provided the task does not pose a health and safety risk
  • Ensuring that manufacturing lines are repaired and operational within a required time frame
  • Assisting with the installation of new plant equipment and structures in the production and warehouse areas
  • Observing all procedures, directions and training provided in relation to OH&S, and report immediately any hazard or behaviour which could result in an injury. Required to follow Safe Manufacturing Practices (SOP)
  • Responsible for completing all documentation regarding maintenance work according to company standards. Accurate records must be kept of all failures, repairs, replacements and ancillary maintenance data
  • Service job orders across 25 production lines


About you

We are looking for someone who enjoys rolling up their sleeves to work alongside others in a dynamic and fast paced manufacturing environment. An effective communicator with a customer service-focused personality who can engage with all levels of staff; you will be highly organised, solutions focused with an eye for continuous improvement. Experience working with Operational Excellence Programs / Lean Manufacturing will be an advantage. 


  • Trade qualification in the relevant field, you will have advanced understanding of production machine operation and ability to follow Safe Operating Procedures (SOP)
  • FMCG would be highly regarded
  • Ability to build rapport across the organisation and communicate effectively in high pressure situations
  • Sound ability to operate a PC (email, word processing)
  • Must have CMMS experience
  • Advanced ability to troubleshoot and fix any mechanical and machinery breakdowns and perform required adjustments to enable machinery to operate
  • Experience working within an ‘continuous improvement/program to excellence’ framework would be highly desirable


How to Apply

If you'd like be considered for this position, please apply with a cover letter and CV by Friday, 14th April 2023. 


Our ambitions are bold. If you are a change-maker with a passion for flavour and an appetite for a good challenge, come have a seat at our table.  Your application will be treated in strict confidence.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  If you are a qualified applicant, you will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


United by flavor. Driven by results.

As a McCormick employee you’ll be empowered to focus on more than your individual responsibilities. You’ll have the opportunity to be part of something bigger than yourself—to have a say in where the company is going and how it’s growing.

Between our passion for flavor, our 130-year history of leadership and integrity, the competitive and comprehensive benefits we offer, and our culture, which is built on respect and opportunities for growth, there are many reasons to join us at McCormick.