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Careers - Colac and Irrewarra - Victoria

Production & Forklift Operators

24 October 2019

Production & Forklift Operators
Afternoon & Night shifts available

 AKD is a vertically integrated forestry products company, growing and manufacturing quality timber products and employing over 1,000 people across three states. We seek people who share our values and our commitment to ensuring we have a truly sustainable business. In return, there are great opportunities to develop your career while being rewarded and recognised for your contribution.

AKD has a number of fulltime opportunities throughout our Colac operations for Production & Forklift Operators.

These roles are vast and varied and work as part of a team. The successful applicants will follow efficient and effective work practices, meet production targets, whilst ensuring all aspects of Quality and Health & Safety are followed.

Both afternoon & night shifts are available and attract applicable shift allowances. Afternoon shift being 9.5hr shifts working 4 days a week between Monday & Friday. Night shift being 7.6hr shifts from 9pm to 5am, 5 nights per week.

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
  • 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 or post your resume and cover letter using reference code ‘PMFO1119’ to the below addresses.

Applications close: Friday 1st November 2019

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

Colac and Irrewarra - Victoria


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