Shift Fitter

James Hardie Australia

Responsible for executing mechanical maintenance & breakdown support to ensure ongoing reliability of equipment and machinery at the Rosehill Plant

  • Rosehill Location
  • Reports into Mechanical Planner
  • No direct reports
Primary Purpose
Reporting to the Mechanical Planner, the Shift Fitter will be responsible for executing mechanical maintenance and breakdown support to ensure the ongoing reliability of equipment and machinery at the James Hardie Rosehill Manufacturing Plant. This may include working with mechanical machinery, welding, pumps, drives and other mechanical items. The role of the Shift Fitter is to ensure these items function at a level that supports the operational team’s requirements for safe, reliable factory processing equipment.

  • Drive a safe behavioural culture and ensure safety compliance for all maintenance tasks.
  • Undertake mechanical maintenance activities to best ensure the long-term reliability of mechanical equipment and control systems.
  • Assist with day-to-day mechanical equipment issues
  • Troubleshoot and fault find various mechanical equipment issues onsite to provide short machine downtime.
  • Liaising and working closely with planning and stores personnel to ensure that parts and equipment are available when required to avoid delay and improve task execution.
  • Working with production and finishing teams to improve communication and interaction between operators and maintenance / engineering personnel.
  • Driving continuous improvement in the maintenance department through a commitment to training and development, precision maintenance and a ‘closed loop’ approach.
  • Supporting the Shift Electrician on any electrical work for additional labour support.
Candidate Profile and Qualifications Required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Commitment to Work Health and Safety,  and Quality Management
  • Strong troubleshooting and strong analytical skills
  • SAP or similar CMMS experience desirable
  • Cert. III in Engineering Trade Mechanical or equivalent.
  • Minimum 5+ years' experience in a similar role, focus on manufacturing plant machinery and equipment.