Line Operator

  • Job Reference: 00016233-1
  • Date Posted: 15 November 2023
  • Recruiter: Pipemakers
  • Website:
  • Location: Mackay
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations, Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

About Us

At Pipemakers, we lead the industry, specialising in the production and distribution of premium PVC and PE piping for construction, mining, and building applications. With over 15 years of invaluable industry expertise, we've established a strong national presence in Australia. 

Working Hours

  • 4 days - Dayshift - RDO
  • 4 days - Nightshift - RDO
  • 12-hour shift pattern – 4 x Day Shift, 4 x Night Shift.
  • Competitive remuneration + Penalties + Overtime Benefits.

Why Choose Us

  • Permanent Full-Time position with an immediate start.
  • Favourable Roster! Always an opportunity for a Long Weekend!
  • Attractive remuneration package.
  • Opportunities for personal and professional growth.
  • Continuous training and development opportunities.
  • A family-oriented workplace culture.
  • Employee engagement activities and events.
  • Convenient parking.
  • Emphasis on safety culture

About the Job

In this role, you will be responsible for extruding pipe to precise measurements and quality standards. Proficient in maintaining extrusion machines, tools, and equipment to ensure safe and efficient production.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Machine Setup and Operation: Configure and operate extrusion machines, ensuring they are set up correctly for the production of pipes to meet quality standards.             
  • Quality Control: Monitor the extrusion process continuously to maintain product quality, including dimensions, thickness, and surface finish, and take corrective action as needed.
  • Troubleshooting: Identify and resolve issues during the extrusion process, such as material jams or product defects, to ensure smooth operations.
  • Record Keeping: Maintain detailed production records, documenting machine settings, material usage, and quality control data accurately.
  • Safety Compliance: Adhere to safety protocols and guidelines to create a safe working environment for yourself and team members. 
  • Cleaning and Housekeeping: Keep work area clean and organised to ensure safety.

About You

  • Prior experience within manufacturing environment.
  • Possession of a current forklift license essential 
  • Mechanical aptitude and proficiency in using hand tools are beneficial qualities.

Join the Pipemakers team and be a part of a dynamic organisation dedicated to delivering high-quality PVC and PE piping solutions that drive industry standards. Apply now to contribute to our ongoing success in providing top-tier products to the Australian market.

How to Apply:

To apply for the Line Operator position, please submit your resume to

Pipemakers is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity and inclusivity within our workforce. We appreciate all applicants' interest in joining our team and will contact those selected for interviews.