Team Leader

WesTrac Pty Ltd -
Hunter Valley & Newcastle, AU
Closing date
Dec 25, 2021

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Full Time
Team Leader – Undercarriage and Radiator

At WesTrac, we’re made for more of what matters most. More family time, with paid parental leave, flexible working arrangements and purchased leave programs to give you the work life balance you’ve always wanted. More development opportunities, with in house RTO’s, access to your own guided learning platform and a range of pathways to help you steer your career in the direction of your dreams. More diversity, with over 4,000 team members with a tonne of differences, united by our passion for building a better tomorrow. As an industry leader and employer of choice, we’re Made for More.

About the role

WesTrac is seeking an experienced and team orientated Team Leader for our brand-new Undercarriage and Radiator department. This department will be located at our state of the art facility in Tomago.

Reporting to the Area Manager, this role will be responsible for assisting the workshop supervisor to ensure effective operations of the new undercarriage and radiator department. You will be performing a range of general duties such as overseeing staff, stripping, inspecting, overhauling and resembling the undercarriages and radiators. You will be working on a variety of CAT equipment, some of these include; Undercarriages of tracked machinery: such as drills, dozers, hydraulic mining shovels and Radiators: from Off-highway trucks, graders, dozers, loaders and drills. This could range from construction, civil and mining equipment.

You don’t necessarily need CAT experience, as we can teach all things CAT, however we do require transferable experience and knowledge in a very similar industry.

The roster which will be available will be a Monday to Friday, 10-hour shifts, however this will be temporarily until we get this new department up and running. As soon as we do have the department up and running, we will have a rotating roster available.

Skills and Experience
  • Plant Mechanic, Engineering, Mechanical Trade qualification or similar
  • Previous experience in a leadership role
  • Proven experience in a similar role
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Natural leadership qualities
  • Ability to work independently
  • Supportive and “can do” attitude
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Current forklift license (not essential as we can provide the training)
  • A demonstrated commitment to safety and the environment

Rewards & Benefits
  • Leading hand allowance
  • Shift allowance
  • 7.5% location allowance
  • Job security and potential for advancement
  • Excellent working conditions and team environment
  • Refer a friend program – work alongside your mates and receive $1000 for each successful referral!
  • Competitive and above award base hourly rate
  • Flexible roster available
  • Discounts with Blackwood’s, Apple, JB HI Fi, Qantas, Travel Club and more.
  • On-boarding and welcome day at our head office in Newcastle, plus supplementary training at our RTO.
  • Income Protection covering you 24/7
  • Employment Assistance Program (EAP) – This is available for you and your family.
  • Fitness passport for your family
  • Annual Remuneration review for all staff
  • Flexi time opt in – You will have the ability to purchase more leave
  • 12 Weeks Paid Parental leave
  • Up to $8,000 relocation assistance offered for eligible candidates
  • Discounted Cat Hand tools and merchandise
  • Discounted toolbox insurance
  • Further training and development opportunities

Apply Now

If you believe you have the skills and experience to succeed in this role, please submit your cover letter and resume for consideration via the link.

For further information regarding this role, please contact our Recruitment team on 1300 797 028 and reference Job number 880295.

At WesTrac, our primary focus is our people. As we look to the future, we’re focused on harnessing the best talent and providing them with the support they need to achieve success. WesTrac recognise the value of and strongly support the principles of equal employment opportunities in the workplace and are committed to continue to build our workplace culture.

Advertised: 25 Nov 2021 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 24 Dec 2021 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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