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MECHANICAL TRADESPERSON - LONG REACH MILL

  • Be part of it all – from Chips to Ships!
  • Bring your desire for growth to our award-winning Employer of Choice culture
  • Stunning East Tamar Location, Long Reach Mill

Let us introduce ourselves…

Forico is Tasmania’s largest private forestry asset management company, providing sustainable forest products and services to global markets.

Our globally certified forests include 89,000 hectares of plantation, managed for wood fibre production. Additionally, we manage 77,000 hectares of natural and native forest, which is not harvested but maintained for conservation, biodiversity and cultural values.

Visit our website to find out more about us – www.forico.com.au

Branching out…

The Long Reach Mill is a picturesque 30-minute drive from Launceston on the East Tamar. We receive 100% plantation grown sustainable wood, process this, and export for use in pulp and paper products. Long Reach deep-water port accommodates some of the largest woodchip vessels in the world. The mill is currently in the process of capital project investment and looking at continual improvement to deliver further value.

We are seeking applications from people who are suitably qualified and experienced to join our team as a Mechanical Tradesperson, providing trade services to facilitate the safe, efficient and cost effective processing and supply of woodchips to meet customer and environmental expectations. The successful incumbent will work as a member of the Long Reach Mill operations and mechanical trades teams, who work a rotating Monday to Friday roster, comprising of morning and afternoon shifts.

Who will join our journey…

Applicants must have a mechanical trade qualification and experience working in a heavy industrial environment. Experience in the forestry industry or a processing industry would be advantageous, and similarly, knowledge of mill operating facilities or an equivalent industry would be looked upon favourably.

Our ideal candidate will be a safety champion and have a strong environment awareness, have excellent communication skills, the ability to build strong work relationships, have solid organisational skills, show attention to detail, be able to meet tight deadlines, be computer proficient, and have the ability to work autonomously or as a member of the team.

A career that’s growing places…

Forico are an Employer of Choice, and we see people as our most important asset.

In return for your commitment to Forico, we can offer you A work safe, home safe culture across all operations, flexible employment conditions, an attractive remuneration and benefits package, an exceptional workplace culture and a highly supportive leadership team.

Start planting your future today…

If you are keen to put down roots with Forico, please get in touch, we would love to hear from you.

For further details or to receive a Position Description, contact recruitment@forico.com.au

Similarly, if you have any position specific questions, please contact Tim Duncombe, Site Manager, Long Reach Mill on 0428 544 997.

To apply, please submit your application with cover letter addressing your suitability for the role and a current resume to Forico’s online career portal at https://forico.com.au/careers/

Applications will close at 5pm on Friday, 26 July 2024.

Forico is an equal opportunity employer and we embrace the opportunity to attract candidates from all ages, diverse backgrounds, cultures, abilities and genders.


Mechanical Tradesperson - Long Reach Mill