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Seasonal / Casual Machine Operator - Tatura

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Supply Chain
Tatura, Victoria
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Seasonal / Casual Machine Operator

Casual Contract: Start date: January 2022 for 6 to 8 months

Monday to Friday 8-hour shifts

Competitive hourly wages

Location: Tatura, Victoria

Who we are?

On any given day, 2.5 billion people globally use Unilever products to feel good, look good and get more out of life. Our products range from 400+ brands which include Lipton, Dove, Lynx, Omo, Surf alongside innovative, and purpose-led brands like Ben & Jerry’s, Streets, Continental and many more, giving us a unique place in the lives of people all over the world.

A job at Unilever is a career made by you, with development opportunities, benefits and a working culture that embraces diversity. We have a proud heritage in Australia since 1919 and a thriving, sustainable business today, so there's never been a better time to join us.

We are hiring for Seasonal / Casual Machine Operators who will be responsible for the safe operation of production equipment and adhering to quality standards they are expected to carry out cleaning and inspection

Job Summary

  • Technical – Knowledge and application of technical skills to operate machinery safely and effectively in order to meet the production plan.  Conduct cleaning and lubrication as required.

  • Safety – Utilize all appropriate safety and environmental procedures relating to the Sourcing Unit and allocated equipment to ensure a safe working environment for the whole team.  Understand the legal responsibility placed upon individuals. 

  • Workplace Hazards – Full knowledge of the workplace and hazards within it.  Utilize all appropriate safety and environmental procedures for people, processes, materials, products, and equipment relevant to the task.

  • Quality – Monitors quality against set standards and reports any product and packaging faults.  Detects process abnormalities quickly and takes emergency action to prevent them.

  • Problem Solving – A Working Knowledge of how to identify, prioritize and address problems using appropriate tools and techniques that eliminate recurrence.  Must demonstrate initiative.

  • Teamwork – Must be a good team player capable of working within a highly effective team; responsible, supportive, and able communicator.

  • Administration – Conducts effective hand-over activities and records accurately events that have occurred during shift (cases packed/ rejects/maintenance conducted etc.).

  • Physical Ability – Machine Operators require a level of agility to move quickly between workstations, ascend and descend steps.  Assembly and control operations also require a level of hand eye coordination and finger dexterity. 

What are we looking for?

  • Basic mechanical awareness of the principles for factory automation.

  • Can maintain focus and discipline for the task whilst demonstrating good problem-solving skills

  • Reading and Comprehension, Writing and Mathematics.  This will support recording of data, and general teamwork skills with an emphasis on good communication.

  • Experience of manufacturing in a Fast-Moving Consumer Goods Company prefered.

What awaits you at Unilever

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.

Make no mistake we expect a lot from our people as they do of us. So, if you can rise to the challenge, don't waste any time - apply now!

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Unilever is an organisation committed to equity, inclusion and diversity to drive our business results and create a better future, every day, for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. At Unilever we are interested in every individual bringing their ‘Whole Self’ to work and this includes you! Thus if you require any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of your application so that we can support you through your recruitment journey.

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