Join a small, professional and passionate team, Be part of an exciting and successful business, Work in the beautiful Yarra Valley.

The Yarra Valley Dairy commenced production of handmade farmhouse cheeses in 1994, pioneering the soft cheese market in Australia, in particular Persian Fetta. Today, Yarra Valley Dairy is still family owned and operated, producing some of the countrys finest cheeses.

Currently, we are searching for a suitably qualified candidate to fill the role of Maintenance Coordinator. This role, which reports directly to the Operations Manager, calls for a highly motivated person who enjoys being part of a dedicated team.


The Maintenance Coordinator is responsible for the following areas:

  • Planning labour in conjunction with current production plans
  • Providing plans for all site maintenance activities, including shutdowns, corrective and preventative maintenance
  • Planning required resources for maintenance activities including equipment, parts and materials
  • Ensuring all maintenance is being performed in line with the food safety and WHS requirements.
  • Ensuring all documentation including work orders and permits are kept up to date via operating MEX.
  • Supporting continuous improvement activities
  • Manage the costings associated with maintenance

The successful candidate will have the following attributes:

  • Strong teamwork ability, organised and pro-active approach to work, keen to find and create solutions, rather than see issues as a problem
  • Always striving for Continuous Improvement (Lean mindset preferred)
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Be positive and inquisitive with a can-do attitude, willingness to learn
  • Strong initiative
  • Organised and be able to prioritise their workload
  • Experience with MS Word, Excel and Outlook, MEX
  • Work well under pressure

This is a full-time position, five days a week with overtime as required.

Our team enjoys a great supportive work environment where we encourage success and goal achievement, not to mention working with great people and product.

We would like to take the opportunity to thank you for applying for this position, however only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Applications should address the key requirements of the position and include referee contacts.


Closing date for applications is 4th October 2020.


07/09/2020 $0 Eastern Suburbs 1 Trades & Services
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