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Permanent / Full TimeDubboPosted 3 months ago

Mechanical Reliability Specialist

This role is responsible for supporting all mechanical reliability functions and will establish and drive best practice maintenance processes & system

Real Pet Food Company (RPF) is passionate about feeding our pets the real food they deserve – filled with nutrients, free from harmful substances and full of flavour. At RPF we believe in staying real and doing the right thing by our pets, our fellow pet parents, and our planet. We strive to lead the industry through thoughtful innovation with real and recognisable ingredients, ethical and sustainable sourcing, and limiting processed food our pets consume. We want pets to live their best lives – helping them to grow up strong, healthy, and happy.
We are a fast-growing, innovative FMCG Manufacturer with strong ethics and a love for keeping it real. Our success comes from having a great team of people behind some pet favourite brands such as Ivory Coat, Farmers Market, Nature’s Gift, Trilogy & Fussy Cat!

This is where you come in… We are looking for an experienced, disciplined and innovative Mechanical Engineer who is looking to join a rapidly growing Company.  This is a newly created role and it requires an individual who has prior food manufacturing experience and exposure to industrial mechanical equipment.  It is a technical hands-on role, requiring you to have knowledge of manufacturing best practise, maintenance planning and budget control.

Responsibilities include:
  • Ensure plant and equipment breakdowns are dealt with in a prompt, safe and efficient manner
  • Assist in establishing and maintaining an optimum level of spares
  • Maximise line efficiencies through the establishment of an effective planned maintenance program
  • Monitor equipment failure rate, analyse data, and drive root cause analysis & initiatives to continuously improve performance
  • Reduce the total number of quarantine investigations through machinery faults
  • Reduce rework generation through machinery faults
  • Lead cross functional problem solving & root cause analysis to improve equipment efficiency
  • Establish enhanced collaborative working culture across all shifts
  • Assist in providing coaching to direct mechanical team to ensure they are developing and have clear growth pathways for their career development
The ideal candidate:
  • Experience within the FMCG industry 
  • Excellent communication skills, high level interpersonal skills and sound judgement
  • Ability to deal with multiple stakeholders and handle competing priorities
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills
  • Able to influence, manage and challenge ideas and existing business processes
  • Experience in implementing systems and process changes
  • Experience in managing projects
  • Sound knowledge across the Microsoft office suite
  • Experience in managing maintenance operations utilising computerised maintenance management systems (CMMS)
  • Comprehensive understanding of maintenance planning, including budget control  
Our offer: This is a true career opportunity in a growing global company. We are looking for someone to be part of our ambitious growth journey by providing the opportunity to support mechanical reliability functions at our Dubbo factory. When you join Real Pet Food Company you have an opportunity to make a significant contribution while developing your career within an expanding FMCG company. With the continued growth of our business, this is an exciting time to join The Pack. 
Please note: NO agencies will be considered during this process. We advise you to refrain from submitting unsolicited profiles
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