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Maintenance & Calibration Technician

Apply now Job no: 611934
Work type: Fixed Term Contract (Cochlear payrolled)
Location: Brisbane
Categories: Manufacturing & Logistics, Oceania, Individual Contributor

Cochlear is the global market leader in implant hearing solutions and is a top 50 company on the ASX. Cochlear's mission is to help people hear and be heard. Around the world, more people chose a Cochlear-branded hearing implant system than any other. A Cochlear Implant is an electronic device that is surgically implanted under the skin near the ear that restores hearing to those who suffer from severe hearing loss. It’s an incredible piece of engineering and the only product in the world that restores a sense through technology.

The Role

In order to help Cochlear bring new products to market that help people with hearing loss, we are recruiting for a Maintenance & Calibration Technician in our Manufacturing Engineering department in Newstead on a 12 months fixed term contract.

To be successful in this role you'll be able to perform maintenance and calibration activities on manufacturing equipment in line with business quality systems and regulatory requirements. You'll work collaboratively within the Maintenance and Calibration team and with cross-functional teams from across the business to ensure business requirements are met in an effective and timely manner. 

In this role you'll have the opportunity to make a significant contribution to Cochlear's successful history of innovation by applying your knowledge of maintenance and calibration. You'll know you've been successful in this role when you've assisted the department to meet business requirements and improve deliverables.

Key Accountabilities

  • Perform electrical and mechanical trouble shooting, fault finding and repairs on plant and equipment
  • Perform planned electrical and mechanical preventative maintenance and corrective maintenance on plant and equipment
  • Perform work in a professional, timely and safe manner following all Cochlear standards and procedures
  • Assist to identify, document and implement improvements to maintenance work methods / procedures and to plant and equipment to improve machine availability, quality and safety
  • Complete documentation and reporting as required including risk management, regulatory compliance and scorecards

Key Requirements

To add value to Cochlear in this role you'll be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience in your application and at interview:

  • Previous experience in the maintenance and calibration of manufacturing equipment
  • Experience in trouble shooting and fault finding, with sound fault finding capability
  • Ability to carry out repairs to equipment and facilities efficiently and to schedule
  • Ability to work autonomously and safely under pressure
  • Ability to solve problems and prioritise using a systematic approach
  • Ability to work as part of a team and communicate effectively
  • Exposure to LEAN manufacturing operating environments
  • Competent in completing documentation to a high standard
  • Be able to contribute ideas on systems and process methods to improve deliverables
  • QLD Electrical Workers License desirable but not essential

Cochlear will offer you the opportunity to continuously improve your skills in a globally active high-tech manufacturing environment. Our employees tell us that the number one reason they enjoy working for Cochlear is the opportunity to make a difference to people's lives.  Take the first step towards a career you can be proud of. Apply online today.


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