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February

Mechanical Engineering Technician

Private Company - Laverton North, VIC

Engineering
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

Our company is a successful Australian manufacturer established in 1993, major supplier of packaging materials. This opportunity will see you join a strong brand, highly experienced team with a reputation for blow moulding & Injection machines.

We are seeking a self-motivated, reliable  Mechanical Engineering Technician to join our company based in Laverton North VIC

Responsibilities of this role include:

  • Preparing drawings, plans and designs for mechanical engineering work;
  • Selecting tools and equipment;
  • Assembling and installing new and modified mechanical assemblies, components, machine tools;
  • Assisting Mechanical Engineers and Engineering Technologists in the design of mechanical equipment and plant;
  • Estimating material costs and quantities, and machine requirements;
  • Program and install machines and equipment;
  • Identify faults in machines and equipment;
  • Communicate with suppliers to order replacement parts for the machines and equipment;
  • Repair equipment , and replace faulty parts of the equipment;
  • Conduct testing programs;
  • Organising and supervising inspection and maintenance of machines and plants;
  • Liaise with technicians, system designers, and office staff.
  • Ensuring that designs and finished work are within specifications, regulations and contract provisions
  • Determining, implementing and monitoring engineering strategies, policies and plans. establishing project schedules and budgets;
  • Ensuring the works of other Mechanical Engineering Technicians meet the engineering standards of quality; observing costs , safety, timeliness and performance
  • Interpreting plans, drawings and specifications, and providing advice on engineering methods and procedures to achieve construction and production requirements to factory works and other Mechanical Engineering Technicians
  • Ensuring the finished products conformity with specifications and plans, and with laws, regulations and safety standards
  • Overseeing maintenance requirements to optimise efficiency
  • Liaising with marketing, research and manufacturing managers regarding engineering aspects of new construction and product design

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Minimum 2 years experience in the plastic industry
  • Experience with Valves, hydraulics, conveyors, Pneumatics, air cylinders, welding, fabrication
  • A strong commitment to safety, continuous improvement, and teamwork
  • Welding skills would be advantageous
  • Good troubleshooting and fault-finding skills
  • Carrying out preventative and breakdown maintenance on all machinery
  • Sound problem solving and fault-finding skills