Skills in demand
Maintenance Planners – Companies want to save costs and ensure their maintenance is run optimally.
Process Improvement Engineers – As companies look to cut costs due to the high dollar, engineers with lean experience will be highly regarded.
Mechanical Fitters and Maintenance Electricians – Candidates with manufacturing experience are in demand in Western Australia in particular where traditional manufacturing candidates appear to be more interested in joining the mining sector.
Boilermakers – Candidates with manufacturing skills in particular are sought.
Operational Managers – Businesses are looking to increase efficiency while competing with international businesses and the high Australian Dollar, therefore, fuelling the demand for Operational Managers.
Experienced Planning Professionals – These candidates are in demand, as manufacturers look to ensure their supply chain process and efficiency is as smooth as possible.
Quality Assurance Coordinators - This is a seasonal demand and a lot of roles are currently being recruited.