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Lead the way! Hands-on Maintenance / Engineering Manager

Job no: 502188
Work type: Full Time
Location: Melbourne - South

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:

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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:

Reporting to the Operations Manager you will be responsible for the day-to-day breakdown, preventative maintenance, and project activities of our Dandenong Board plant.

Managing a team of maintenance fitters, electricians & contractors, you will ensure safe operations in accordance with Visy’s policies and procedures, and pro-actively review plant maintenance with a focus on reliability and efficiency improvements.

Your strong communication skills and ability to work under pressure will suit this fast paced environment. And your hands-on attitude, ability to lead by example, and passion to develop your team will fit right in.

Your challenges:

  • Achieve cultural, and procedural changes within an existing established team.
  • Review and improve on existing preventative maintenance schedules.
  • Conduct root cause analysis to identify “root causes” of problems or events and an approach for responding to them.
  • Making continuous improvements - including equipment upgrades and improved efficiency.

Your areas of responsibility:

  • Site HSE and Compliance of the Engineering & Maintenance Department.
  • Plant Maintenance practices for the entire site.
  • Repairs and Maintenance aspects of P&L.
  • Preventative Maintenance practices and systems.
  • Engineering & Maintenance staff HR and industrial related matters.

Your outcomes:

  • Transition from a reactive maintenance to proactive maintenance approach.
  • Increase communication and collaboration between the Maintenance and Production teams.
  • Increase production quality and quantity, reduce downtime and waste.


  • Trade or Engineering qualification in Electrical, Mechanical or Dual.

What you will bring to the team:

  • Industry experience in Corrugated, Paper, Print or Automotive Industry.
  • Knowledge of Lean manufacturing and Continuous Improvement methodologies, and their implementation.
  • High level of self-motivation, you are not afraid of a challenge and being accountable.
  • Ability to communicate and build rapport with personnel at all levels.
  • Consultative approach to managing staff.

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 apply now, or contact Sarah Cranby on 0499 995 174 if you have further questions.

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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