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Maintenance Supervisor - Wagga Wagga

Employment Type:  Permanent (Full Time)
Business Area:  Operations & Commercial
Division:  Operations

Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, AU

A shared passion for our people.

Our people can be proud that, as a leading international agri-business, we provide an increasingly important service across the food and beverage supply chain.

About our team

What did you have for breakfast today? Whether it’s the flour in your toast or the grain in your cereal, it’s highly likely that GrainCorp helped get it onto your plate!  As we find new ways to connect rural communities with food, animal feed and industrial customers around the world, we are proud to say we’re leading the way in sustainable agriculture.

About the role

Due to an internal transfer,  we have a permanent opportunity available for a Maintenance Supervisor based at our Wagga Wagga site. You will lead a team of tradespeople in all things Maintenance whilst coaching and developing individuals and role-modelling a culture of continuous improvement and high standards of safety in keeping with GrainCorp’s core values.

Specifically, the role entails:

  • Preventative and planned maintenance: establish and monitor schedule, ensuring completion to timeframes / quality; includes regular reporting and completion to budget
  • Maintenance: manage open work orders to completion; prioritise jobs to business requirements and budget
  • Breakdowns: manage response to breakdowns, especially those impacting service levels; resource allocation; records management; fatigue management during critical breakdown repairs; manage supply of critical parts
  • Budget: ensure maintenance spend in line with budget; support for maintenance labour spend; escalate high cost repairs to Maintenance Manager
  • Continuous improvement: develop a team culture that ensures continuous improvement is adopted by all maintenance employees; maintain operational and strategic plan for site maintenance

About your experience

Our ideal candidate holds a trade certificate in a relevant discipline (electrical, fitting / machining, boiler-making for example) along with solid hands-on experience in that field in a commercial / industrial setting. You should also have:


  • Experience in planning and scheduling maintenance activities, ideally through known systems such as SAP or MEX
  • Experience supervising people operating under an enterprise agreement and ability to understand and interpret same
  • Experience or understanding of managing a maintenance budget would be very useful
  • Strong continuous improvement mindset and strong safety leadership behaviours will be welcome.

Ready to apply? / How do you apply?

The next steps are easy!  Simply submit your application and one of our team will reach out for a chat to discuss your background in more detail. We are looking forward to speaking to you! 

In addition to providing proof of working rights and suitable professional referees, progressed candidates will be required to undertake a pre-employment medical. A current, valid driver’s licence is also required.