Maintenance Lead

Department:  Manufacturing - ANZ

Virginia, AU, 4014

Job Function:  Supply Chain - ANZ
Employment Type:  Full time

At The Arnott’s Group, you’ll work with a diverse team who align with our values and are passionate and empowered to perform at pace and achieve big things.  Alongside genuine people, you’ll enable the local production of quality products including Tim Tams, Campbells Soup, Shapes, V8 juice, Vita-Weat, Scotch Fingers and many, many more…. which you also get to enjoy.

We are proud of our legacy, but we aren’t stopping here!  Collaborators, innovators, and agile thinkers with a curious mind thrive here.  Be part of a future which is full of delicious moments created locally, by you! 


The Opportunity:


This role will see you place a high priority on safety and quality outcomes, it will be a stable and reliable leader for the mechanical team and be a key mechanical contact for operational managers and personnel on site. This role is responsible for effectively supervising and leading a team of supervisors, tradespeople, trades assistants and apprentices to deliver positive maintenance outcomes for the site, it will support with driving and delivering the maintenance department’s Key Performance Indicator results.


The Accountabilities:


  • Actively manage and supervise mechanical and electrical resources efficiently and prioritise jobs to service breakdowns, deliver planned jobs, escalate issues, and support production functions throughout the shift.
  • Lead, coach and develop team members to ensure they are meeting the expectations of their roles and are aligned with the values and behaviours of the business.
  • Attend and/or delegate resources undertake breakdown repairs.
  • Promote a positive culture around the APEX system in general and encourage maintenance support for the program.
  • Engage with manufacturing team members in collaborative problem solving.
  • Ensure notifications for any works which require follow ups - repairs, adjustments or other actions are planned into the schedule and resources allocated.


The Ingredients for Success:

Just like you can’t make a Tim Tam without chocolate, there are a few essential ingredients we need for this role; 


  • Degree in Engineering is required ( RPEQ) preffered but not essential
  • 2-3 years in a similar role 
  • Ability to mentor, coach and lead a team
  • Extensive experience in maintenance activities
  • Experience with projects and the ability to provide examples is required
  • Competent to use MS Excel, MS Word, MS Outlook, and other relevant software



Culture and Perks:


We stand for high performance with integrity and find moments of pride and celebrate the wins gained from our collective effort. These are part of our culture and the cornerstones of The Arnott’s Way. When you join our team, you can expect to experience a real sense of belonging, be empowered with accountability, be recognised for your contribution, collaborate with great people and enjoy the following perks:   


  • Keep up with industry best practice by tapping into our professional development benefits (including paid professional memberships, study leave). 

  • Have your cake (or snack) and eat it! Take advantage of our onsite biscuit shop. 

  • Free onsite parking. 


To Apply:


If this sounds like your next opportunity, please follow the link and apply. The Arnott’s Group unites a collection of leading consumer brands connected by our purpose, to create delicious moments. We recognise that creating delicious moments for a diverse range of consumers is only possible if our workforce reflects the consumers we serve. We are an equal opportunity employer – because it’s right for our consumers, our business, and our people.  

*We do not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies*