Manufacturing careers

Leading employers

  • Amcor
  • BlueScope Steel
  • Boral
  • Brickworks
  • CSR
  • Capral
  • Electrolux
  • Fisher & Paykel
  • Ford
  • GM-Holden
  • Hedrena
  • Incitec Pivot
  • Rheem
  • Toyota
  • Unilever Australasia

Professional associations and industry bodies

Skills and personality

  • Adherence to safety standards and procedures during the manufacturing process
  • Analytical abilities assessing manufacturing process and making improvements and ensuring cost-effectiveness and quality assurance
  • Effectively use a variety of machines, tools and equipment and operate controls
  • Enjoy fabricating and designing products and services
  • Evaluation capabilities to assess performance of employees and production process
  • High attention to detail including accuracy and precision of work
  • Perform repetitive tasks quickly and efficiently to contribute to fast production times
  • Strong coordination and organisational abilities and work with multiple stakeholders
  • Strong problem solving and engineering skills to test new products and figure out cause of defects
  • Work in a team with others on manufacturing products