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Plant Mechanic (Gearbox shop)

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Permanent - full time
Hunter Valley & Newcastle
Product Support

Plant Mechanic – Gearbox Shop

At WesTrac, we’re made for more of what matters most. More family time, with paid parental leave, flexible working arrangements and purchased leave programs to give you the work life balance you’ve always wanted. More development opportunities, with in house RTO’s, access to your own guided learning platform and a range of pathways to help you steer your career in the direction of your dreams. More diversity, with over 4,000 team members with a tonne of differences, united by our passion for building a better tomorrow. As an industry leader and employer of choice, we’re Made for More.


Skills and Experience

  • Plant Mechanic, Engineering, Mechanical Trade qualification or similar
  • Previous experience in a leadership role
  • Proven experience in a similar role
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Natural leadership qualities
  • Ability to work independently
  • Supportive and “can do” attitude
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Current forklift licence (not essential as we can provide the training)
  • A demonstrated commitment to safety and the environment

Rewards & Benefits

  • Shift allowance
  • Location allowance
  • Job security and potential for advancement
  • Excellent working conditions and team environment
  • Refer a friend program – work alongside your mates and receive $1000 for each successful referral!
  • Competitive and above award base hourly rate
  • Flexible roster available
  • Discounts with Blackwood’s, Apple, JB HI Fi, Qantas, Travel Club and more.
  • On-boarding and welcome day at our head office in Newcastle, plus supplementary training at our RTO.
  • Income Protection covering you 24/7
  • Employment Assistance Program (EAP) – This is available for you and your family.
  • Fitness passport for your family
  • Annual Remuneration review for all staff
  • Flexi time opt in – You will have the ability to purchase more leave
  • 12 Weeks Paid Parental leave
  • Up to $8,000 relocation assistance offered for eligible candidates
  • Discounted Cat Hand tools and merchandise
  • Discounted toolbox insurance
  • Further training and development opportunities

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If you believe you have the skills and experience to succeed in this role, please submit your cover letter and resume for consideration via the link.

For further information regarding this role, please contact our Recruitment team on 1300 797 028.

At WesTrac, our primary focus is our people. As we look to the future, we’re focused on harnessing the best talent and providing them with the support they need to achieve success. WesTrac recognise the value of and strongly support the principles of equal employment opportunities in the workplace and are committed to continue to build our workplace culture.


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