Leading Hand – Manufacturing Organisation

Location: Albury

Employment Type: Full-Time

Salary Range : Award

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 currently recruiting for a Leading Hand who has worked within a manufacturing/engineering organisation, ideally having worked with stainless and/or mild steel to join our well-established client based in the Albury/Wodonga region.

This position will see you implementing and supervising work passed on by Management to ensure the production of a quality product.

About the role

Reporting into the Manufacturing Manager, your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Reviewing drawings/specs to determine job requirements
  • Cutting, pressing, welding and grinding metal products to manufacture parts
  • Setting up and operating hand and machine tools and equipment
  • Checking QA of progressing and completed jobs
  • Managing site installations
  • Providing quotes
  • Ordering or materials
  • Providing trade guidance and assistance
  • Assisting and determining labour and skill requirements for jobs
  • Distributing work and supervision of staff when required
  • Promoting internal company policies and procedures
  • Assuming duties of the Manufacturing Manager in their absence

The hourly rate for this full time, permanent position will around $30 -$40ph based on experience and qualifications.

About you

To be considered for this position, our client is looking for the following experience/attributes:

  • Mechanical qualifications (e.g. Engineering)
  • 3+ years post trade leadership experience with a similar manufacturing/engineering environment
  • Ability to lead and coach a team
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Current Drivers Licence
  • Forklift Licence
  • Construction Industry Ticket (e.g. White Card)
  • Strong knowledge and experience with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Projects)

To apply, click "APPLY NOW" at the tope of the page, referenceing Job ID: 2444. Alternatively, please eamil your application to [email protected]

JOB ID: 2444

Kestrel is an equal opportunity employer