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Career Opportunities

Internal Sales

We are seeking an energetic, diligent and vibrant Internal Sales person to join our sales team, based at our Colac site.

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Mechanical Supervisor - Caboolture Site

We are now offering an exciting opportunity for an energetic, self-motivated problem-solver with experience in mechanical maintenance who is looking for an exciting challenge. This role could also suit applicants looking to take the next step in their career by moving into a supervisory role. Relocation assistance will be available for the right applicant.

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Maintenance Fitter - Caboolture Site QLD

We are now offering an exciting opportunity for an energetic, self-motivated problem-solver with a mechanical trade who is looking for an exciting challenge.

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B-Double Truck Driver - Colac - Applications Closed

We are currently seeking a highly motivated and experienced B-Double Driver, to join our dispatch & logistics team. Our emphasis is on finding the ‘right people’ to continue to build on our team and success oriented culture.

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Dispatch Forklift Driver - Afternoon Shift - Colac - Applications Closed

We are looking for a committed, experienced and skilled forklift driver to join our dispatch team on Afternoon Shift.

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Accountant - Colac - Applications Closed

We are offering an exciting opportunity for an Accountant to join our Finance Team in Colac supporting the Group Finance function and the site-based finance teams across AKD’s six sawmilling sites.

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Gap Year Opportunities - Colac

AKD Softwoods are looking for school leavers interested in taking a gap year before moving into further education or for developing future career opportunities and growth. We are offering several opportunities for committed and motivated school leavers, who are looking for gap year or development placements.

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Shift Maintenance Electrician - Tumut

We are currently seeking an experienced and trade qualified Electrician to join our team of over 30 qualified tradesmen to work across our Tumut Sawmill site.

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Machine/Process Operators - Tumut

Due to exciting growth and change AKD Softwoods has a number of fulltime opportunities at our Tumut Sawmill operations for Machine/Process Operators.

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Shift Maintenance Fitter

We are currently seeking an experienced and trade qualified Shift Maintenance Fitter to join our team of over 30 qualified tradesmen to work across our Tumut Sawmill site.

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Graduate Accountant - Colac - Applications Closed

We are offering an exciting opportunity for a Graduate Accountant to join our Finance Team in Colac.  Reporting directly to the Chief Financial Officer, the role will support the Group Finance function and the site-based finance teams across AKD’s six sawmilling sites.

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Exective Assistant - Applications Closed

We are offering an exciting opportunity for a professional individual who can multi-task with strong organisational skills to join our dynamic team. The key to success in this position is the ability to manage a varied and high work load; with an excellent attention to detail, be persistent and resilient by nature and ready to work in a fast-paced work environment

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Fitter & Turner Apprenticeship - Tumut - Applications Closed

AKD Softwoods is currently offering an of opportunity under our Apprenticeship Program, for an energetic and self-motivated person with a strong willingness to learn and achieve to join our Maintenance Team at our soon to be acquired Tumut business.

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Electrical Apprenticeship - Tumut - Applications Closed

We are now offering an exciting opportunity under our Apprenticeship and Scholarship Program for an energetic and self motivated apprentice to join our team at our soon to be acquired Tumut business.

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Saw Doctor Apprenticeship - Tumut - Applications Closed

We are now offering an exciting opportunity under our Apprenticeship Program, for an energetic and self motivated person with a strong willingness to learn and achieve to join our Saw Doctor team at our soon to be acquired Tumut business.

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Maintenance Area Fitter - Dayshift - Applications Closed

We are now offering an exciting opportunity for an energetic and self motivated person, with strong organisational skills to join our maintenance team.

Based out of our Colac and Irrewarra sites, the Area Fitter must have a strong commitment to safety and a focus and passion for continuous improvement.

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Industrial Electrician Rotating Shift Day/Afternoon - Applications Closed

AKD Softwoods is seeking applications from trade qualified electricians, to further strengthen our electrical & automation team

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Electrical Draftperson - Applications Closed

AKD Softwoods is seeking applications from appropriately qualified Electrical Draftsmen, to further strengthen our electrical & automation team

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B-Double Truck Driver - Applications Closed

We are currently seeking a highly motivated and experienced B-Double Driver, to join our dispatch & logistics team. Our emphasis is on finding the ‘right people’ to continue to build on our team and success oriented culture.

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Diesel Mechanic - Applications Closed

We are currently looking for a trade qualified Diesel Mechanic, to work across our Colac and Irrewarra sites.

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Site Accountant - Applications Closed

We are offering an exciting opportunity for an astute, self-motivated person to join our team in the newly created position of Site Accountant responsible for financial support for Yarram and Traralgon Businesses.

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Dispatch Forklift Driver - Afternoon Shift - Applications Closed

We are looking for a committed, experienced and skilled forklift driver to join our dispatch team on Afternoon Shift

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Industrial Shift Electrician x 2 - Applications Closed

We are seeking two trade qualified Industrial Electrician to join our electrical team.

 

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Fibre Supply Scheduler - Applications Closed

Due to the growth of the organisation over recent years, we are offering an exciting opportunity for an astute, self motivated person to join our Forestry team in the newly created role of Fibre Supply Scheduler.

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Team Leader - Colac Dry Mill Afternoon Shift - Applications Closed

The role of Drymill Team Leader is to contribute to the overall success of the business by focusing on quality, training and rotation of employees in our Drymill facility on afternoon shift

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Finance Administrator - Applications Closed

Ongoing growth has made available a fulltime administrative position; working as part of and supporting our finance function and wider organisation.

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Mobile Plant Operators

Due to exciting growth and change AKD Softwoods has a number of fulltime opportunities throughout our Colac and Irrewarra operations for Mobile Plant Operators.

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Process/Machine Operators

Due to exciting growth and change AKD Softwoods has a number of fulltime opportunities throughout our Colac and Irrewarra operations for Process/Machine Operators.

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Saw Doctor Apprenticeship - Applications Closed

We are now offering an exciting opportunity under our Apprenticeship Program, for an energetic and self motivated person with a strong willingness to learn and achieve to join our Saw Doctor team.

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Welder / Fabricator - Applications Closed

We are currently seeking an experienced and trade qualified Welder / Fabricator to join our team of over 40 qualified tradesmen to work across our Colac and Irrewarra sites.

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Production Operator/Process Employees/Forklift Drivers

AKD Softwoods is continually seeking quality applicants across our production facilities to fill the roles of Production Operators, Forklift Drivers and Process Employees. This includes both experienced and entry level positions.

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Dispatch Forklift Driver - Afternoon Shift - Application Closed

We are looking for a committed, experienced and skilled forklift driver to join our dispatch team on Afternoon Shift

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Condition Based Maintenance Technician - Application Closed

We are seeking an experienced and trade qualified Maintenance Employee or VA experienced person that is flexible, willing to learn, enjoys a challenge and is happy to be involved in maintaining AKD’s Condition Based Maintenance Systems. This position will include training and further development. 

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Operation Supervisor - Colac Green Mill - Application Closed

We are now offering an exciting opportunity for an energetic and self-motivated person to lead our Colac Green Mill Sawline. This is a great opportunity with major operational upgrades and investment currently underway in this very department.

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Graduate Electrical Engineer - Application Closed

AKD Softwoods is seeking applications from talented Graduate Electrical Engineers, to further strengthen our electrical team.

Reporting to the Electrical Manager, this role will involve a range of exciting and varying tasks with the opportunity for personal growth and development within the business.

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Mechanical Designer/Draftsperson - Application Closed

We are offering an exciting opportunity for an astute self motivated person to join our Maintenance team in the position of Mechanical Designer/Draftsperson.

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Mechanical Engineer - Application Closed

AKD Softwoods is a successful and integrated forestry products company, growing and manufacturing quality timber products. Employing over 400+ people, AKD Softwoods is well recognised for being a progressive company, employing the latest technologies. 

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Industrial Cleaner- Night Shift - Application Closed

We are offering an opportunity for an energetic and self motivated person to join our cleaning team. This is a full time position based at our Irrewarra site and will involve cleaning production areas; removing timber and residues. 

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Fitter & Turner Apprenticeships - Application Closed

AKD Softwoods is currently offering a number of opportunities under our Apprenticeship Program to join our Maintenance Team. We are looking for energetic and self-motivated people with a strong willingness to learn and achieve.

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Senior Financial Accountant - Application Closed

We are offering an exciting opportunity for an astute finance professional to join our team in the newly created position of Senior Financial Accountant.

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Production Supervisor x 2 - Colac Site - Application Closed

We are now offering an exciting opportunity for energetic and self-motivated people to lead several of our production areas covering the Sawmill, Kilns and Drymill. This is a great opportunity with major operational upgrades and investment currently underway across the Colac Site.

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Loader Operators - Application Closed

We are currently seeking a highly motivated and experienced Loader Operator, to join our log sort team. Our emphasis is on finding the ‘right person’ to continue to build on our team and success orientated culture. Working 9.5hr shifts, 4 days a week with a rotating rostered day off. This is permanent full-time position.

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Shift Maintenance Fitter - Application Closed

We are currently seeking experienced and trade qualified Shift Maintenance Fitters to join our team of over 30 qualified tradesmen to work across our Colac and Irrewarra sites.

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Condition Based Maintenance Technician - Application Closed

Applications are sought from a maintenance employee or VA experienced person who is interested in moving into the Condition Based Maintenance Arena. We are seeking an experienced and trade qualified Maintenance Employee that is flexible, willing to learn, enjoys a challenge and is happy to be involved in maintaining AKD’s Condition Based Maintenance Systems. This position will include training and further development. 

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Shift Maintenance Fitter - Application Closed

We are currently seeking experienced and trade qualified Shift Maintenance Fitters to join our team of over 30 qualified tradesmen to work across our Colac and Irrewarra sites.

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Industrial Cleaner- Night Shift - APPLICATIONS CLOSED

We are offering an opportunity for an energetic and self-motivated person to join our cleaning team. This is a full time position based at our Irrewarra site and will involve cleaning production areas; removing timber and residues. 

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B-Double Truck Driver - Applications Closed

We are currently seeking a highly motivated and experienced B-Double Driver, to join our dispatch & logistics team. Our emphasis is on finding the ‘right person’ to continue to build on our team and success oriented culture.

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Health and Safety Coordinator - Applications Closed

The organisation is currently looking for a Health and Safety Coordinator to support and assist the overall business goal of achieving a zero-harm workplace. 

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Wood Machinist Apprentice - Applications Closed

We are now offering an exciting opportunity under our Apprenticeship and Scholarship Program for an energetic and self-motivated person to join our Wood Machinist Team

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IT SUPPORT TRAINEE - Application Closed

AKD Softwoods is looking for someone with a passion for IT and a desire for developing their knowledge and skills. The IT Support Trainee will have the opportunity to work with our high performing IT team, where you will learn all aspects of the IT and Desktop Support function.

The position would suit all ages and experience, with a focus on people with strong computer skills and willingness to learn.

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Featured News

NSW Sawmilling Acquisitions

AKD Softwoods today finalised the purchase of Carter Holt Harvey’s (CHH) New South Wales sawmilling business.

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Caboolture Sawmill Expansion

With a joint (AKD/federal government) investment of over $50 million, the project will add 100 fulltime positions...

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Yarram joins AKD

AKD Proudly announces the acquisition of the Yarram Sawmill in Victoria.

The Yarram operation...

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