Tradesperson - Mechanical Fitter

3 Dec 2023

Sydney, NSW, AU

At Lion, we're not just about brewing great beer; we're about creating unforgettable experiences. We believe in the power of our products to bring communities together, spark conversations, and create lasting memories. We also believe in doing the right thing for the long term, so we never settle, always leading the way for things we truly care about in our environment, communities, and workplace.  Working in our Supply Chain team, you'll play a vital role in making this magic happen.

We are looking for Mechanical Fitters who will be responsible for assisting with production cover, planned maintenance and root cause analysis in the fantastic Tooheys Brewery. Working with an iconic brand and an outstanding team, this role will support the delivery of production by maintaining and improving the wide variety of equipment on site.

The Brewery operates 24 hours Monday – Friday, and this role will work across a three-shift rotating pattern (day, afternoon and night shifts) at the Toohey’s Brewery in Lidcombe, NSW. These roles are permanent, full-time opportunities.

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

  • Provide maintenance support to the equipment onsite; completing inspections, overhauls and repairs to optimise efficiency
  • 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
  • Lead root cause analysis efforts to refine the maintenance system and improve performance
  • Champion a safety-first culture across the Brewery


Some of the skills you will bring:

  • Mechanical trade qualification
  • Any experience working on packaging, robotics or processing equipment would be highly regarded
  • Stakeholder engagement and the ability to bring people on a journey
  • Decision making in ambiguous situations
  • Experience within brewing, manufacturing, mining or FMCG desirable


What you can expect 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.