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Plastics Fabricator

Our client, FNQ Plastics supply and manufacture a versatile range of plastic products and components for domestic, industrial and commercial applications.

They have an exciting, full-time opportunity for someone to join their busy store located on Mulgrave Road, looking after the showroom and reception.

The Company

Having started from humble beginnings 20+ years ago, FNQ Plastics is now recognised as the Far North Queensland specialists in custom designed Perspex and plastic fabrication, delivering high quality, affordable solutions to businesses and individuals.

Their central Mulgrave Road location includes a large fabrication plant and a showroom which is home to a comprehensive range of versatile plastic products. You can read more about the company here

As the owners are people within the plastics industry, they have a strong commitment to their environment and social responsibility. Being the driving force of the Committee for Waste Reduction, they genuinely strive to reduce the impact single-use disposable items have on the world.

The Workplace

This is busy, but organised and safe team environment with a strong focus on customer service. Your management team is there to support you and is known for looking after their team-members well. You are encouraged to express their thoughts and your opinion is valued by the whole team.

The Job

No day is the same in this exciting and varied role. The core focus is to fabricate range of products from Perspex and other plastic material. These products are varied from something small as an esky through to fencing and decking all the way to tanks and boat screening to complete shop fit outs.

The Duties

  • You will trim, drill, ream, countersink, grind, and finish parts to specifications, using templates, hand-tools, and power tools
  • You will fabricate, assemble, rework, and repair plastic products, applying knowledge of working characteristics of plastics and bonding techniques, using precision instruments, hand-tools, power tools, machines, and equipment
  • You will read and interpret blueprints, work orders, and related documentation to determine methods and sequence of operations and dimensional and finish specifications

This position is suitable for someone with fabrication and/or carpentry skills and qualifications. If you haven’t had an experience with plastics fabrication training will be provided.

You will be based in their workshop situation in Cairns with occasional on-site installations.

Working times are 8.30-5pm Mon- Fri, with WEEKENDS OFF.

Essential Skills Needed

To be considered for this role, you’ll need the following skills and attributes:

  • Passionate and committed to providing excellent customer service
  • Experience in fabrication and/or joinery
  • Accurate in measuring
  • Good communication skills
  • Team player, enjoys working with others
  • Pride in workmanship

What’s on offer?

In addition to a rewarding and challenging position, this appointment will provide you with:

  • Safe and modern work environment
  • Great work culture
  • Supportive, caring and fun environment
  • Able to make a difference in the community
  • Great pay and stability

Apply NOW to ensure this opportunity to work for an employer of choice is not missed!

NOTE: This position is open to candidates currently in Australia with unrestricted work rights as this is a permanent, ongoing position. Unfortunately, we are unable to process applications from candidates seeking sponsorship in Australia or those on temporary or working holiday visas

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Vlasta Eriksson at Vlasta@signaturestaff.com.au , quoting Ref No. FNQVE18.

Date Posted
Construction, Architecture & Interior Design
Cairns, QLD
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