Greasing Technician – GT1022

(Night shift position with attractive shift allowances)

AKD is a forestry products company, growing and manufacturing sustainable quality timber products. With operations across Queensland, NSW and Victoria we have 1,000 plus strong team members who are passionate about our business!

AKD is proud of our diverse culture, that supports empowered individuals, embraces teamwork, and encourages a simple action orientated ‘can do – make it happen’ attitude. 

We are currently seeking an energetic and motivated person for the position of Greasing Technician to join our team of over 30 qualified tradesmen to work across our Colac and Irrewarra sites.

This position will suit a self driven person that has great time management skills that is interested in working on a night shift roster (10:30pm – 6:30am, Sunday – Thursday).  Applicants with a forklift license is an advantage but not essential.  This position will perform routine greasing of plant across our site, checking and filling lubricant & hydraulic tanks, stock monitoring, oil sampling and perform shutdown work.

We offer job security and above award remuneration. This is a full-time position working across our Colac sites, working in a fantastic team environment.

Preferred qualities and qualifications include:

  • Mechanically minded and interested in working in a ‘hands on’ role.
  • Previous experience in manufacturing/industrial background is desired but not mandatory.
  • Knowledge of Pneumatics / Hydraulics is an advantage.
  • Car license is required, forklift license is an advantage but can be provided if needed.
  • Sound knowledge and acceptance of OH&S Principles.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

If you have commitment, energy and are motivated to make a difference, please email your resume and cover letter using reference code ‘GT1022’ to the below addresses. For further information please email or call Michael Swanson (Recruitment Manager) for a confidential conversation on (03) 5231 9100.

Note: Applications close 28th October 2022

Note: Pre-employment drug and alcohol, along with functional capacity testing, will be required.