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Graduate Engineer (Mechanical or Mechatronics) - Immediate Start

About Us

Godfrey Hirst has over 150 years of manufacturing experience and is part of Mohawk Industries, the world’s largest flooring manufacturer and a Fortune 500 NYSE listed company. Our Australian and New Zealand operations are collectively Mohawk Flooring Oceania.

Godfrey Hirst is always looking for ‘Difference Makers’ to help us generate solutions and solve problems so that we can continue flooring the imagination of our customers by redefining flooring.

Currently an exciting opportunity exists in Geelong for a recent graduate (or soon to graduate) in Mechanical or Mechatronics Engineering to join the Godfrey Hirst Engineering Team.

About the Role

This is a varied and challenging role, no two days are guaranteed to be the same with a wide range of work and projects that will ensure that you will be kept busy and constantly pushed to better yourself.

It is your entry point into our organisation, working with a dynamic team and on a variety of start of the art machinery and a multitude of projects.

You will receive hands on training in all of our manufacturing departments to understand the processes and machinery involved. You will take responsibility for plant reliability management and projects including drafting, reading drawings, ordering materials, planning and resource scheduling; helping to ensure manufacturing operability and see projects through from conception to completion.

You’ll also schedule and manage various property/facility management activities for our manufacturing facilities and be involved in environmental engineering projects.

About You

You will poses a relevant tertiary qualification in Engineering with a major in Mechanical or Mechatronics, with previous work/experience within an engineering trade preferred but not essential.

You must have basic knowledge of design and visualisations software such as AutoCAD & Inventor and intermediate MS Office skills, and preferably be familiar with rules, regulations, best practices and performance standards.

The successful candidate will have strong communication skills, a strong level of mechanical aptitude, work well in a team environment and a can-do attitude with strong accuracy and attention to detail, combined with excellent time management and the ability to adapt to changing circumstances.

A competitive salary is offered based on skills and experience.

This role would be ideal to an Australian who has eligible work rights in New Zealand, or a New Zealand citizen located in Australia, as there may be the requirement to spend time working at our New Zealand facilities commissioning and upgrading machinery and plants.

This position is to commence in 2022.

Godfrey Hirst and Mohawk offer a World of Opportunities and if you wish to join a multi-billion Fortune 500 global leader in flooring fashions, we welcome your application. Please include a full academic transcript/statement of results, a resume and a cover letter outlining how you are collaborative, resilient and thorough.


Closed 5 months ago
Closed 5 months ago
  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
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  • Work rights:

    Australian Permanent Resident, New Zealand

  • Locations:

    Regional Victoria

  • Closing Date:23rd Dec 2021, 12:59 pm


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