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The critical ingredient of AKD’s future plans are its employees. Employee development and safety is paramount across all sites and operations.

AKD Softwoods prides itself on being an employer of choice within the Colac and District Area. They recognise their employees as being the most important resource and engrain a strong culture of team and initiative. Training is seen as an important part of AKD's evolving culture and AKD attributes a large portion of its' success to continual improvement processes and investment in training and development of its employees.

AKD is investing in its employees future though continual development and training opportunities, a graduate recruitment program, comprehensive apprenticeship programs (adult and school leaver) and integrating LEAN manufacturing and processing principles into the entire business.

Every precaution is taken and compliancy is met (and exceeded) to ensure a safe working environment is provided.

AKD is an equal opportunity employer, valuing diversity within our workforce.

Consider joining this growing and exciting organisation for your next career move.

AKD Careers... Providing Employment Opportunity, Growth and Stability.

Current Career Opportunities

AKD is always looking for the 'right' people to join their team.

Click below to see a list of current career opportunities relevant to the location you are interested in:


For a summary of AKD, its’ recruitment process and contact details see our Career Info Sheet



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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