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Afternoon Shift Maintenance Fitter - Pharmaceutical


The purpose of the Maintenance Technician (Fitter) Mechanical is to repair, maintain and improve the reliability of the plant and equipment, ensuring production can produce the required products.


  • Ensures all maintenance tasks are executed using the appropriate safety standards and are compliant with policies, regulations and SOP’s
  • Repair and maintain production equipment as efficiently as possible and to the required quality standards.
  • Ensure that all work is done according to the highest standards of Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP). For example, CAPA’s filled out with all information, equipment cleaned prior to returning to production, approved procedures followed, follow up with completing all relevant documentation.
  • Attend breakdown’s when requested by Production, or directed by the Supervisor
  • Create CMMS orders for every breakdown attended including details of the issues found, actions taken and parts used to resolve in line with the company's SOP’s
  • Perform scheduled and condition based maintenance procedures as allocated by the Supervisor, recording details and results
  • Complete additional work orders allocated by the Supervisor along with allocated projects, recording details of the outcome and parts used.
  • Build, maintain and improve the quality of materials data (Stores/Asset Parts Lists)
  • Participate in the 5S program
  • Contribute suggestions for improvement


  • Trade Qualified Fitter who must be able to work afternoon shift permanently (3pm to 11.15pm)
  • At least two years’ experience in Pharmaceutical, Cosmetic, Food, Beverage, Chemical, Packaging or other FMCG industry is desirable along with relevant training and experience in GMP, Quality, OH&S, 5S, Lean Manufacturing
  • Experience with fault finding, root cause analysis, machine setup and installations is essential
  • Experience in CMMS, SAP, permits, isolations and change management systems highly desirable
  • Project installation work highly desirable
  • Hazardous area exposure (EEHA) desirable
  • Very good mechanical aptitude – able to diagnose root cause within the expected time frames and identify machine deficiencies on the run
  • Ability to prioritise and organise work efficiently
  • Basic computer literacy – SAP, CMMS experience is helpful
  • Basic numeracy – simple arithmetic calculations
  • Good command of English – able to read and interpret Standard Operating Procedures and enter data and comments into CMMS orders
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • A good team player – helps others, respects others, communicates well, works for the good of the team
  • Persistent – able to persevere with challenging tasks and see them through to completion
  • Flexible to changing priorities
  • Focussed on quality and safety
  • Able to work with minimal supervision after a suitable period
  • A positive and proactive outlook
  • Willing to learn new equipment, techniques and processes
  • An absolute commitment to honesty
  • A high degree of ownership and responsibility
  • Physically fit


  • $88,000 - $96,000 + 15% Shift Loading + 9.5% Superannuation
  • Work close to home in a friendly and clean environment with supportive management
  • Stable and secure company who provides essential pharmaceutical products
  • Free parking
  • Uniform Provided


  • Car & Licence
  • PR or Australian Citizenship
  • Residence in close proximity to the South Eastern Suburbs

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume stating why you would be suitable for the role and email it to Kristine Tuazon at or click the apply now button to get started.

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