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Process Employee & Forklift Operators - PM2021

3 November 2021

Process Employee & Forklift Operators

Day & Afternoon shifts available

 4 day working week, between Monday & Friday

 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 and are passionate about what we do!

AKD is proud of our diverse culture, that supports individuals, embraces team work, and encourages a ‘can do - make it happen’ attitude.

We have a number of exciting full time opportunities throughout our Colac operations for Process Employee & Forklift Operators. We are after applicants that want to join a national business, be motivated to make a difference and be provided an opportunity to grow a career with AKD.

Day & afternoon shifts are available and attract applicable shift allowances. Our attractive roster allows you to work full-time hours across a 4 day week roster between Monday & Friday. We have a number of different departments across our site which creates fantastic opportunities to learn a number of different roles.

These positions will suit a motivated applicant that is keen to grow within a large organisation and enjoys working in a high performing team.

Relocation expenses are available for the right candidate to support your decision to join our team.

Key Duties & Responsibilities will include:

Process/Machine Operators

  • Machine Operation
  • Ensuring all quality specifications are met
  • Reporting equipment faults
  • Manual handling
  • Wrapping and strapping of timber packs 

Forklift Operators

  • A current forklift licence
  • Strong forklift competencies, skills and experience
  • Attention to detail and ability to manage time effectively

The successful applicants must be able to demonstrate:

  • Reliability and flexibility
  • Motivated and willing to grow
  • Strong communication skills
  • Commitment to Workplace Health & Safety
  • Commitment to long term employment

If you have commitment, energy and are motivated to make a difference, please email resume and cover letter using reference code ‘PM2021’ to recruitment@akd.com.au.

Applications are welcome at anytime with immediate starts available.

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

Colac and Irrewarra - Victoria


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