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Maintenance Fitter - Night Shift (North Rocks)

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Supply Chain
North Rocks, New South Wales
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Unilever North Rocks Supply Chain Sourcing Unit was established in late 1960s and is dedicated to the production of Home & Personal Care products for the local Australian and New Zealand (ANZ) markets as well as Aerosols for the Asia export market. We produce leading household brands including Rexona, Impulse, Omo, Surf, Dove & Tresemme.  The Sourcing Unit is continually transforming to remain competitive in the market and has recently built a new Laundry Capsules Factory in addition to the Liquids and Aerosols factories.

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Job Summary

We are looking for a Maintenance Fitter who will be ensuring the continual safe running of all of the sites equipment. This will be achieved by ensuring high levels of responsiveness, additional focus on Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF), Mean Time To Repair (MTTR) and using this information to prioritise maintenance and improvement activities.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Mechanical trade qualified with at least certificate III.
  • Responsible for safe and optimal Maintenance of the sites Mix plant, packaging lines and palletising area.
  • Maintenance of assets in our NorthRocks production plant, including the above systems as well as other maintenance tasks across the site.
  • Preventative/corrective maintenance and resolving breakdowns.
  • Troubleshooting and problem solving with minimal disruption to production.
  • Identifying and implementing creative improvement solutions to eliminate breakdowns.
  • Participate in projects.
  • Support Autonomous Maintenance teams.

Does this sound like You?


  • Willingness to work in rotating 12-hour night shifts – 3 nights, 4 days off!
  • Certificate III in mechanical.
  • Strong understanding and hands on experience of maintaining process equipment including pumps, control valves, storage tanks, homogeniser and pasteuriser.
  • Strong understanding and hands on experience of maintaining palletising equipment
  • Hands on experience to work on lathe machine, grinders, milling machine. Welding skills are desirable.
  • Strong commitment to safety.
  • Knowledge of Computerised Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS).


  • Strong understanding and hands on experience of maintaining packaging equipment including box formers, carton closers, shrink wrappers etc.
  • Strong understanding and hands on experience of maintaining pneumatic components including cylinders and solenoid valves. 
  • Knowledge of SAP PM desirable.
  • Working at heights certification desirable.

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The core of Unilever’s culture is captured as Human, Purposeful, Accountable. You will be joining a dynamic, flexible, and inspiring work environment that truly cares about your wellbeing, values what you do and celebrates your success. This is your opportunity to be part of a purpose-led business and a global community where you can progress your career both locally and internationally.

This is a great opportunity to work within an iconic and global organisation. We have gained our reputation as one of the world's most admired employers by providing an environment where individuals can achieve their goals, both professionally and personally.

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This means we encourage people with all backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, Māori and Pacific Peoples, and people with disabilities. Interested in learning more, check out our Reconciliation Action Plan and Workplace Adjustment Policy on the Unilever webpage.

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