2 x Wood Machinist Apprenticeships - WMQLD2020

22 October 2020

2 X Wood Machiniest Apprenticeships


AKD is a forestry products company, growing and manufacturing sustainable quality timber products. With operations across Queensland, NSW and Victoria we have 1,000 plus strong team members who are passionate about our business.

AKD is proud of our diverse culture, that supports empowered individuals, embraces teamwork, and encourages a simple ‘can do’ attitude.

AKD has a long standing and successful Apprenticeship Program and is excited to open applications for the 2021 program intake.

We are now offering an exciting opportunity under our Apprenticeship Program. We are looking for energetic and self-motivated people, with a strong willingness to learn and achieve to join our Production and Wood Machining teams.

These positions will be based alongside our team of fully qualified Wood Machinists and apprentices across our Caboolture site. Learning all aspects of the role, these positions will work towards the completion of a Certificate III in Wood Machining.

Key duties & areas of development will include:

  • Perform tasks safely & efficiently
  • Grind and set up planer heads
  • Operate a planer and feedworks to process timber products
  • Assess and maintain cutter performance
  • Fault diagnosis and rectification
  • General maintenance and care of machinery
  • Comply with standard operating procedures and work instructions

The successful applicants will have:

  • Commitment to health and safety
  • A strong mechanical aptitude
  • Good mathematical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Reliability and flexibility
  • Strong communicational skills, verbal & written
  • Strong commitment and desire to learn and achieve

Throughout and post the completion of the program there is opportunities for experience to be gained at other sites/locations, with accommodation and travel support provided.

With a commitment of 3-4 years required to complete your trade, gain on the job training and attend trade school, individuals must be highly motivated, flexible and keen to learn. AKD is committed to developing and supporting individuals throughout the program.

These are full-time positions with a promising future. If you have commitment, energy and are motivated to make a difference, please email or post your resume & application form using reference code ‘WMQLD2020’ to the below addresses:

Applications Close: 13th November 2020

Note: Pre-employment drug and alcohol, along with functional capacity testing, may be required.

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