Weekend Supervisor

Riddoch Highway, Tarpeena Supervisor Full time

About Timberlink:

Timberlink Australia & New Zealand is a sustainable leading softwood timber products manufacturing and distribution business, employing over 600 people. Our world-class manufacturing sites are located close to some of the best renewable plantation pine resources in the world - Bell Bay in Tasmania & Tarpeena in South Australia. Our fit-for-purpose indoor and outdoor plantation pine products are suitable for building new homes, renovation projects, and other industrial manufacturing applications including packaging, pallets, and furniture components.

At Timberlink, we are committed to innovation, which drives our constant growth. We are currently expanding our product range to include cutting-edge timber solutions such as cross-laminated & glue-laminated timber (NeXTimber) and wood-plastic composite decking & screening, moving our business into new markets in 2023. These innovations will transform Timberlink from primarily a structural timber manufacturer to a leader in structural engineered timber products and solutions.

About the Role:

We are excited to announce a new opportunity within our Site Leadership Team at the Tarpeena site, due to significant investment in capital projects and facility upgrades. We are seeking a Weekend Supervisor to join our dynamic team. This role is crucial in ensuring the effective management of our maintenance operations over the weekend as well as overseeing the manufacturing facility, including supervising contractors and weekend operations throughout the whole Tarpeena site.

This permanent, full-time position reports directly to the Maintenance Manager and is based at our Tarpeena facility, just 20 minutes from Mount Gambier.

Working Hours:

  • Friday, Saturday, and Sunday: 10 hours each day
  • Monday: 8 hours

Your Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Providing leadership and supervision across the maintenance department and all production related activities during weekends.
  • Overseeing the maintenance of all manufacturing assets to maximize uptime and efficiency.
  • Managing the maintenance budget and resources, including contractors and major site shutdowns.
  • Developing and managing a highly effective predictive and preventative maintenance program.
  • Ensuring all operations comply with environmental, health, and safety standards.
  • Contributing to capital plans and continuous improvement projects.

Qualifications and Qualities You Will Bring to Timberlink:

  • Trade Qualification (Mechanical or Electrical)
  • Minimum 5 years of supervisory experience in a maintenance role
  • Experience in the timber industry or significant heavy industry/manufacturing
  • Proven ability in planning and prioritizing work effectively
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to drive cultural and systemic changes
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Timberlink is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage all applicants with the RIGHT TO WORK in Australia to apply.


If you would like to know more, or wish to apply for this role, please submit your application including your cover letter and CV to careers@timberlinkaustralia.com.au

Visit us at www.timberlinkaustralia.com.au

No agencies please.