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  • 02/05/2024

Maintenance Operator (Bell Bay, TAS, AU)

About the role

An opportunity currently exists for a suitably qualified and experienced person to join the maintenance Refractory crew reporting to the Contract Services Supervisor. You will be a self-starter with proven compliance to safety systems and processes and can demonstrate your competence to manufacture and maintain refractory components such as ladles, wells, launders, skimmers and refractory consumables such as bridges & spouts.


Role Responsibilities:

  •  Ensuring the state of refractory components is in such a condition that the quality of product is maintained;
  •  Determining the cause of non-conforming plant and equipment to malfunction and implement corrective action;
  •  Willingness to suggest and embrace improvements such as well-designed work; and
  •  Establishing and maintaining housekeeping standards.


Hours: 4 on, 4 off, 4 on, 2 off roster 6am – 4.30pm (10 hour days).

About your experience

You will have sound time management skills, excellent communication skills with the ability to work logically and methodically. This role requires you to do heavy physical work in a hot environment.  


You will also have:

  •  Previous experience in a similar Refractory role
  •  Boilermaker trade qualification is ideal, but not a must
  •  Problem solving and basic statistical techniques
  •  The ability to record work outputs with the aim to improving refractory maintenance processes to improve the overall quality of products
  •  Ability to record and maintain raw material & finished product stock levels.

About our team

Liberty Bell Bay is Australia’s sole ferroalloy producer, operating four electric arc furnaces and sinter Plant to manufacture high-carbon ferromanganese, silicomanganese, and sinter. A proud member of the GFG Alliance, we nurture an agile, entrepreneurial culture marked by boundless energy, ambition, and a commitment to sustainable growth initiatives. Our mission is to empower our people and businesses to prosper and progress, and we welcome you to be part of shaping the future with us.


Join us at Liberty Bell Bay, situated just 50km north of Launceston, Tasmania, and experience a unique lifestyle opportunity. Benefit from short commutes, easy access to recreational activities, affordable housing options, exceptional schools, a vibrant cultural and sporting scene, and inclusive communities.

Next steps

Across our different business units, we offer career opportunities for people who share our drive, passion, and ambition. From apprentices and graduates to experienced professionals, we are committed to offering fulfilling careers and the chance to grow as our business grows. We would love you to be part of our journey.

We are a 2024 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to responding to every applicant.