Plant Operator

PERTH , Australia

Job Reference 1238839

Location PERTH , Australia

Industry Oil & Gas - Downstream

Function Operations & Production

Job Type Contract

Date Added February 22, 2024

Airswift is an international workforce solutions provider within the energy, process, and infrastructure industries. Airswift serves as a strategic partner to our clients, offering a turnkey workforce solution to capture and deliver the top talent needed to complete successful projects by aligning with the unique needs of our clients. 

Plant Operator
9 Months Contract 
Perth, Fremantle 

Perform Warehouse & Distribution activities safely (where applicable):
  • Loading and unloading packaged and bulk products safely
  • Accurately picking orders
  • Checking picked orders on completion
  • Ensuring accurate stock placement within the warehouse
  • Conducting Pick Face replenishment in a timely manner
  • Maintaining Warehouse equipment daily
  • Ensuring package damage is minimised.
  • Ensures the safe operation of all forklift and associated equipment.
  • Ensures that on site inventory is properly and safely stored.
  • Decanting and repacking product

Provide incident free Filling Operations (where applicable):
  • Accurately interpreting filling instructions
  • Safely opening finished product tanks and drums to be filled
  • Taking samples of product to be filled in a safe manner.
  • Accurately select empty packs, caps, labels, spouts etc.
  • Perform Machine set-up of Filling Head, Capper, Labeller, Batch Coder, Carton Receiver and Carton Coder.
  • Seek approval to commence filling (authorisation from Chemist)
  • Perform regular quality/quantity checks.
  • Palletise product safely.
  • Ensuring filling details, filling instruction and productivity records are completed in a timely manner.
  • Close own work area at the end of the day

Handling of Dangerous Goods:
  • Handle dangerous goods products in a safe manner.
  • Management of Change for Dangerous Goods Products into JDE and other systems, as required.
  • Ensure dangerous goods labels for products are displayed correctly.
  • Assist/support Carriers Transporting Dangerous Goods
  • Support and monitor 3PL/BP warehousing and dispatching dangerous goods.
  • Recognise and report potential quality problems that may lead to product contamination.

Essential Criteria
  • LF forklift licence
  • Should have worked in a production environment and demonstrated personal commitment and process improvements for performance improvement.
  • Sound technical aptitude
  • Computer literate
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and continually prioritise and plan work activity.
  • WH&S awareness applicable to plant/ warehouse operations

Desirable Criteria
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a manufacturing/ production environment and should have experience of Autonomous maintenance.
  • Training in 5S and Continuous improvement
  • Training in safety systems such as LOTO/Control of Work/ TPM advantageous
  • Understanding of pumps/valves


Essential Criteria:
  • Minimum Tafe / Industrial Training Certificate and/or equivalent
  • Certificate 3 in Manufacturing, a Trade or Engineering
  • First aid certificate and training in safety systems like LOTO/control of work/TPM would be added advantage.

Only candidates with the right to work in Australia will be considered.
(Australia Citizen, PR Holder, or Valid Australia working VISA)

If you would like to be considered for the position, please apply direct to this advertisement with your CV & contact details. Or send the same to

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