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Installation & Service Technician:

Westfalia Warragul is a leader in the milk harvesting industry, specialising in installing and servicing robotic and conventional GEA milking equipment. Servicing the Gippsland region and based in Yarragon it offers a range of consumables for dairy farmers and other installations including teat wands, feed systems, and effluent equipment.

About the role

We are seeking an experienced and motivated Installation and Service Technician to join our team.

 

Responsibilities will include:

 

  • Installing and servicing GEA robotic, WestfaliaSurge, Milfos and Mueller milking equipment

  • Installing and servicing GEA cooling equipment

  • Fabrication of milk harvesting equipment (stainless welding skills an advantage)

  • Installing and servicing new feed systems

  • Shed testing and servicing of all milking machine equipment

  • Provide technical support to our customer base

The successful applicant will be a qualified tradesperson holding a minimum Certificate III in Engineering – Fabrication or Mechanical Trade. They will have good people skills, be willing to work in a team environment as well as having the ability to work unsupervised. A current manual Victorian drivers license is required and forklift license is preferred. Good mechanical knowledge with hands on capabilities is essential as is a good understanding of computers. The position is for 40 hours over a five day week, and it supports an after-hours breakdown service on a weekly rotating roster, approximately every seven weeks.

 

Benefits and perks

  • A competitive remuneration package depending on skills and experience, with overtimes and penalty rates paid in accordance with the Manufacturing and Associated Industries and Occupations Award 2020.

  • A fully maintained company work vehicle with limited after hours use.

  • Company mobile phone.

  • Training and development opportunities.

  • Discount on products at our rural stores.

Interested applicants should review the Position Description, complete the Application Form, and submit to john@westwar.com.au

HR and Safety Manager:

We are seeking a qualified and enthusiastic HR and Safety Manager working 16 hours a week across multiple sites.

About the company

Westfalia Warragul is an industry leader, offering supply, product installation and after sales service to Gippsland Dairy Farmers. Based in Yarragon, we specialise in the installation of milking equipment and other associated products. 

Our chain of Rural stores consists of Yarragon Rural Supplies, Poowong Dairy and Hardware and Bunyip Rural Supplies. All of our shops work together consistently, to bring the best customer experience and service possible, stocking a range of useful rural supplies to local communities.

 

Westfalia Warragul is a family owned, well established & successful company that is growing at a remarkable rate.  We believe a workplace should be enjoyable and that employees should have the opportunity to grow and develop. We pride ourselves on having a close-knit and team-oriented work environment with a high job satisfaction record.

 

About You

Your flexibility, creativity and curiosity make you an ideal problem solver. You are a quick learner who possesses a strong work ethic. You are a confident negotiator and effective communicator, allowing you to build strong relationships with other team members across the organisation. You are a self-starter who can work independently as well as be part of a team and follow instructions. 

 Responsibilities will include

• Coordinating end-end employee lifecycle activities
• Providing advice on HR and Safety legislation and internal policies
• Supporting Managers to resolve workplace performance and conduct issues
• Improving and implementing processes, policies and systems

Qualifications and license requirements

  • A formal HR qualification will be considered for this role

  • Current Victorian Driver’s Licence

 

We offer

  • A competitive salary

  • Flexibility to manage your work-life balance

  • The opportunity to expand your skills while working with a great group of people

  • Discounts at our rural stores

 

Enquiries to John or Mark on 5634 2065 or send application to john@westwar.com.au

There is no formal closing date and applicants may be contacted for interview soon after they apply.

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