Preparation & sanding Operator

Volvo Group Trucks Operations is seeking applications from enthusiastic Paint Shop Preparation and Sanding Operators to join their Adaptation and Support Hub in Wacol, Qld. This role will see you prepare Operator Cabs, bonnets and small parts for both of the iconic and Australian Made Volvo and Mack Heavy Duty truck brands.

About the Role:
  • Part of a passionate team focused on delivering daily truck build targets
  • Working in a new ‘state of the art’ paint facility
  • Meet the highest Quality standards using Standardized Work practices
  • Always follow exacting housekeeping (5S) procedures
  • Contribute to ‘brainstorming’ sessions in a Continuous Improvement environment
  • Operate with a ‘Safety First’ mindset, ensuring personal safety and that of fellow workers
  • Ensure compliance to Environmental, Workplace Health & Safety policies and take any reasonable step to protect employees, the environment, and the workplace
About You:
  • Trade qualified
  • Be a positive, inclusive, and reliable X-functional team player
  • Able to use hand and power tools or a willingness to learn
  • Good attention to detail and a Quality Control mindset
  • Ability to follow Standard Operating Procedures
  • Have a Continuous Improvement mindset
  • Basic numeracy, literacy and computer skills
  • Resonate with Volvo’s core values, Customer Success, Trust, Passion, Change and Performance
  • Competitive hourly rate, fortnightly paid wages and 9-day fortnight
  • Performance Incentive Program and Long Service recognition
  • Working under a progressive site EBA
  • Clean, tidy, fun work environment with all PPE provided
  • Supportive and family-friendly team culture focused on diversity and equality
  • A strong commitment to Safety and Quality
  • A dedicated Wellness program, access to on-site physio, discounted Private Health Insurance & Dental
Volvo Group Australia are proud of our inclusive work environment and encourages individual growth to create strong teams. We are committed to forming a workforce which reflects the diverse customers we serve and encourage applications from all backgrounds.

The Volvo Group drives prosperity through transport solutions, offering trucks, buses, construction equipment, power solutions for marine and industrial applications, financing and services that increase our customers’ uptime and productivity. Founded in 1927, the Volvo Group is committed to shaping the future landscape of sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions. Countless career opportunities are offered across the group’s leading brands and entities that share a culture of Trust, Passion, High Performance, Change and Customer Success. 

A new era is here. Technologies such as big data, automation and artificial intelligence are changing the way we look at manufacturing and logistics. Volvo Group Trucks Operations is the organization responsible for truck manufacturing and logistics within the Volvo Group and is shaping future industries.

Volvo Group Trucks Operations encompasses all production of the Group’s engines and transmissions as well as the production of Volvo, Renault and Mack trucks. The organization is also responsible for spare parts supplies to the Group’s customers and for designing, operating and optimizing logistics and supply chains for all brands. Together, Volvo Group Trucks Operations represents 30,000 employees at 30 plants and 50 distribution centers across the globe. Our global industrial footprint offers an opportunity for an international career in a state-of-the-art industrial environment, in which continuous improvement is the foundation. Join our teams as well!