Leading Hand - Tractor Shop

Job Description

About the Role

Rockhampton Tractor Shop are seeking to appoint a Leading Hand to their team. In this role and reporting to the Foreman and Service Supervisor you will directly support a small team with day to day operations. It is a busy, fast-paced team that has high standards achieving great outcomes.

This team will best suit those who can demonstrate leadership, are problem solvers and can work autonomously and with a positive attitude.Your ability to communicate coupled with prioritising and meeting deadlines will be essential.

This role will offer you an outcomes driven team and the opportunity to further your career with Hastings Deering. Working a 4/3 roster alternating between day and afternoon shift, you can get a great work life balance and drive your career!

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Provide active leadership to employees to improve safety, performance and deliver on customer expectations
  • Ensure all team members are working towards No Harm, through Safety interactions and proactive hazard reporting
  • Lead a team in execution of planned work as per work schedule
  • Provide guidance and expertise when required
  • Proactively identify job quality and efficiency risks
  • Identify opportunities to increase customer value for money and assist quoting of variations to job scope
  • Report defects and unsatisfactory practices to help promote continuous improvement
  • Ensure adverse environment impacts are identified and sustainability measures implemented as per Company policies and procedures

About You

You will bring the following skills and experience to the role:

  • Certificate III or IV in Trade Certification, Post Trade Qualifications with proven and demonstrated experience
  • Skills to provide high level technical advice and guidance to subordinates
  • Competent to promote team effectiveness, communicate across the team and inspect others work to ensure high level quality assurance
  • Maintain a high level of workplace health and safety
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Well-developed communication and customer service skills
  • Experience on Caterpillar Diagnostic Systems or similar will be highly regarded
  • Your ability to work under pressure during peak periods is essential
  • CATERPILLAR dealer experience seen as advantageous

About the Benefits
For this role Hastings Deering offers a wide range of benefits including:

  • A competitive hourly rate aligned to your skill and competency with Leading Hand Allowance with annual increases
  • Commencement Incentives and Employee Incentives
  • A rewarding career with diverse opportunities and stability
  • Income Protection Insurance and all uniforms and PPE provided
  • Discounts on private health, vehicles, travel and more
  • A culture of innovation, collaboration, and execution
  • Ongoing training & support to further your career
  • Employee Assistance Program for employees and their families

Contact Person: Linda Hovey - Senior Recruitment Partner - recruitment@hastingsdeering.com.au or call 1800 071 618

Every day, thousands of people come to work at Hastings Deering and every time they walk through our doors, we want them to know how valued they are. Our Flexibility and Inclusion program, 'Together as One', is designed to create a diverse, inclusive and powerful workforce where all our people feel like they belong and we welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.