Machine Specialists (Electrical Trades)

15 Nov 2023

Sydney, NSW, AU

Producing some of Australia’s favourite beverages, Tooheys is a New South Wales institution. We are looking for Machine Specialists (Electrical Trades) who will be responsible for ensuring the ongoing reliability of our packaging assets across our Tooheys Brewery. Working with an iconic brand, this role will support the delivery of production rates through minimising waste events related to machine efficiency on site.


Our Brewery is also embarking on exciting new initiatives and projects. Some of these have already been brought to life including the use of automated vehicles to support the packaging process and harnessing new technologies to make our team’s life at work easier – our Brewery is more than just beer!


The Brewery operates 24 hours Monday – Friday. Our Machine Specialists Team members currently work on Days only.

These are permanent, full-time roles and will be based at the Toohey’s Brewery in Lidcombe, NSW.


Some of the skills you will bring:

  • Electrical trade qualification
  • Any experience working on beverage, packaging, robotics or processing equipment would be highly regarded
  • Decision making in ambiguous situations
  • Experience within brewing, manufacturing or FMCG desirable


Some of the activities you’ll be doing in the role:

  • Provide maintenance support to the equipment onsite
  • Develop specialist technical skills in equipment and use those for troubleshooting and improvements with production teams
  • Work on some of the latest robotic and packaging technologies or sophisticated brewing processes
  • Supervising contractors attending the site for equipment maintenance
  • Champion a safety-first culture across the Brewery


What YOU get in return:

  • Full training in the role and career development opportunities
  • Experience and exposure to all departments on-site from one role
  • Learn how to run the day-to-day business
  • Empowerment and ownership of your role end to end


Here at Tooheys and Lion, we choose to be a leader in driving inclusion, diversity, and gender parity. We have an ambitious goal to reach at least 40% representation of both men and women in all teams in all areas of the business.

Are you hesitating to apply because you don’t think you meet all the criteria? If you believe you are aligned with our values at Lion, we’d encourage you to still click on that apply button so we can explore your unique skill set and the value you could add to one of our teams.