Forge Hand

Location: Albury

Employment Type: Casual/Temp 

Salary Range : Award Wage

Closing Date: August, 2019

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Kestrel Recruitment is a local Recruitment and Group Training Organisation specialising in placing candidates with our clients across North East Victoria and Southern NSW within both the white and blue collar sectors.

We are actively sourcing candidates for upcoming permanent and short term roles, apprenticeships and traineeships with our local clients and we are currently working with a leading manufacturing organisation within Albury recruiting several positions.

This is the perfect opportunity for those looking to make a ‘Tree Change’ from the hustle and bustle of Sydney to take on a more relaxed and affordable lifestyle. Albury is just north of the NSW/VIC border and a mere 3 ½ hours from Melbourne and 2 ½ hours from the snow.

As a Forge Hand, you will assist in a variety of general labouring duties required to produce forgings with tasks including:

  • Operating Forklifts and Cranes
  • Performing maintenance on fording equipment
  • Loading/Unloading furnaces
  • Operating various machines
  • Reporting any machinery/equipment damage
  • Complying with all internal policies and procedures
  • Following all internal guidelines
  • Contributing to ongoing improvement

To be considered for this position, you will have a minimum of 5+years working within an industrial environment coupled with forklift driving experience. Crane operation experience will also be advantageous. You will be required to hold a valid/current Australian Drivers Licence.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading manufacturing organisation who truly value their staff through opportunities for growth and development and regular company celebrations. You will be paid award wage for this position along with all applicable penalty rates.


We are also recruiting for the below roles for this client so feel free to send through your application if you don’t have all the necessary experience for the above position.

  • Heat Treatment Operator
  • Saw Operator
  • Maintenance Technician

For any further questions regarding any of the above positions, please contact Mel on [email protected]

To apply, click "Apply Now" at the top of the page, referencing Job ID: 2421. Alternatively, please email your application to [email protected]

JOB ID: 2421