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Maintenance Fitter

Job no: 501606
Work type: Full Time
Location: Sydney - West

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

A fantastic opportunity has become available for an ambitious Maintenance Fitter based at Visy Board Smithfield. As a highly motivated and qualified Fitter you will require strong mechanical knowledge of the Cardboard and Packaging industry combined with a high level of attention to detail and computer skills.

Role Overview

  • Maintain and adherence to preventative maintenance program. 
  • Prioritise jobs and complete in a timely manner, in conjunction with the Engineering Supervisor. 
  • Respond to general housekeeping requirements. 
  • Control and the stock-take spare parts and stocks of engineering components. 
  • Ensure machinery is safe and maintenance to machinery is affected in a safe and efficient manner. 
  • Respond quickly to machinery breakdowns, with the aim of minimizing downtime. Participate in relevant groups.
  • Understand all statutory obligations and ensure work complies with these as well as the controlled documents. 
  • Complete and maintain quality records as required by procedural documentation. 
  • Ensure all the relevant machinery being maintained has been suitably isolated and tagged out as per the relevant isolation and safety procedures encompassed in the safety map document.
  • Operations: Maintain and repair machinery and equipment to ensure high standard of production whilst ensuring safe working environment.  
  • Production: Proactive interaction to identify production issues and provide ideas for improvement.
  • Compliance: Follow all policies and procedures, including complying with statutory requirements. 
  • Continuous Improvement: Communicate any major production opportunities, developments and changes to the Engineering & Operations team
    • Discuss, share information and new ideas with the various stakeholders
    • Keep updated on latest technology and advancements in the industry to ensure we have best practice equipment
    • Analyze data and troubleshoot complex systems problems to develop short to medium term plans and solutions to optimize production and ensure competitiveness in the market
    • Engage the team to contribute to growing the continuous improvement culture of the business


  • Trade Qualification Certificate 3 Mechanical Fitter and/or other related industry qualifications
  • Background in Mechanical Applications
  • Knowledge and experience in safety procedures
  • Understanding in Pneumatic Systems
  • Computer Literacy
  • Able to read mechanical schematics
  • Basic oxy acetylene gas understanding
  • Ability for basic Mig/Tig/Stick welding
  • Basic Machining Skills
  • Forklift Licence
  • Ability to work un-supervised
  • Analytical, Process and Continuous Improvement focused (Lean)
  • Experience working in a high volume / fast paced customer service environment.
  • Communication at all levels
  • Hydraulic Systems


  • Working at Heights (EWP Licence)
  • First Aid
  • Confined Space Training
  • Organizational and Planning skills

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!


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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