Careers at Brickworks
Forklift/Machine Operator

Coffs Harbour  
Employment Type:
WG - Wage  
**Austral Masonry - NSW - Operations
Closing Date:

Who we are

We make beautiful products that last forever. You will be joining the blue chip, innovative Brickworks Building Products Group, which includes market leading names such as Austral Bricks, Bristile Roofing, Austral Precast, Austral Masonry and Capital Battens, as well as niche building products. Australian owned and operated, we boast over 100 years of business success, 1500 people across 33 locations, a successful export program, plant and product innovation and technical excellence. Our products are regularly included in industry award winning projects – most recently we won 4 out of the 6 categories in the Think Brick, Concrete Masonry Association and Australian Roof Tile Association Awards.

Some of the iconic projects our products have featured in include Frank Gehry’s Dr Chau Chak Wing Building at UTS, Sydney’s Barangaroo, Wynyard Walk, the M4 Tunnel and Adelaide’s Greek Orthodox Parish of Saints Raphael, Nicholas and Irene. We have also pioneered the development of Australia’s first carbon neutral bricks and pavers.

About the role

Making beautiful products that last forever starts by building great teams, and we are looking for a Machine Operator to join our Austral Masonry team at Coffs Harbour NSW. Reporting to the Production Supervisor, you will be responsible for the running of manufacturing machines within the factory and driving Forklifts on site. This is a hands on role involving some manual labour tasks.

Duties include but are not limited to:

• Ensure compliance to work, heath, safety and environment systems;
• Drive Forklift with high precision
• Operation of manufacturing machines;
• Completing QC requirements to ensure compliance of product;
• Fault finding of issues and liaising with maintenance staff;
• Housekeeping tasks
• Mould changes as required; and
• Production based paperwork as required.

Success Requirements

We value diversity of thinking, experiences and perspectives and previous work experience is important, we are looking for many other qualities. We have a clear vision and values, and we are looking for people who embody them.
We are looking for people with:

• Experience in similar role operating Columbia manufacturing machines (desired).
• Experience in operating manufacturing machines.
• Valid LF forklift licence with extensive operating experience.
• Front end loader ticket (Desired).
• Australian Drivers Licence.
• Positive ‘can do’ attitude.
• High regard for workplace health and safety.
• Excellent communication skills and work well in a team.

Why join us?

• We are proud to support and be associated with the Children’s Cancer Institute (CCI).
• We are committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and diverse workplace environment.
• We are committed to supporting families and we have a company parental leave scheme.
• Eligible employees will have the opportunity to be a part of the Brickworks Employee Share Plan.
• We celebrate our employees success with a variety of awards, including Employee of the Year and Values Recognition Programs.
• We invest in our employees development by offering on-going education and training, along with career progression opportunities.
• We also offer a range of support programs via our EAP provider, available to all staff and their immediate family members.

How To Apply

You will need to be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or Australian permanent resident to apply.

Submit your resume and cover letter via the “Apply” button.