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Trade Assistant

Location: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Job ID: QH7NM_1694741833
Date Posted: Sep 15, 2023
Segment: Construction Machinery
Business Unit: Hitachi Construction Machinery
Company Name: Hitachi Construction Machinery (Australia) Pty Ltd
Profession (Job Category): Administration & Facilities
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full-Time

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About Us

Hitachi Construction Machinery (Australia) Pty Ltd is a leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment.

The Opportunity

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Trades Assistant to join our team based in Forrestdale. In this position, you will play a crucial role assisting Fitters in the remanufacturing of key components across the Hitachi product range. This role will give you access to OEM training, benefits, and an opportunity to build on existing skills. Main responsibilities include:

  • Pressure wash machine components
  • Overhead Crane operation
  • Forklift operation
  • Assist Tradesmen to disassemble components in line with procedures when required
  • Maintain a high level of accuracy when carrying out final QA inspections and pack units when ready for dispatch
  • Assist in store control including receiving and dispatch of Reman items
  • Soda Blast a range of machine components
  • Maintain a clean and tidy working environment

As a Trades Assistant, you will have a strong safety focus and abide by site safety processes at all times.

To be successful in this role you will need to:

  • Be mechanically minded with a willingness to learn
  • Have the ability to recognise basic product quality deviations/faults
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work autonomously or as part of a team
  • Ability to work flexible hours/shifts and overtime when required
  • Forklift License, dogging ticket and blasting experience will be advantageous


What's in it for you? We are offering:

  • A competitive hourly rate + the potential to earn bi-annual bonuses!
  • A permanent long term career in a growing business
  • Discounted health insurance premiums & access to the Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Supportive management who value your input in finding new and improved ways to achieving success
  • Be a part of a leading OEM which genuinely values and ensures you are happy and safe at work!

At Hitachi, we value our people and work towards providing guidance on your career path towards a rewarding and successful experience. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer who recruits based on merit and capabilities. We encourage and support a diverse talent pool of skill, ethnicity and gender, to create a wide culture of shared values and enriched experiences in our business.

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