Maintenance Fitter and Welder

Zilzie Wines Pty Ltd
18 August 2023
544 KULKYNE WAY, RED CLIFFS VIC 3496, Red Cliffs, Australia
Job Type
Closing Date
22nd September 2023


Zilzie Wines is one of Australia's largest family-owned wineries, located just outside the vibrant regional city of Mildura.  We pride ourselves on family values, work life balance and being an employer of choice. 

We are ambitious and innovative. Zilzie is a 4.5-star James Halliday rated winery and Sustainable Wine Growing Australia Certified. We strive for continuous improvement across the business to deliver the best quality wines and customer service in our industry. 

Mildura is the heart of the Sunraysia. Glorious sunshine all year round is waiting for you, as are the wonderful restaurants, a friendly community, and relaxed regional lifestyle. Stunning natural landscapes and the might Murray River are right here for your enjoyment. 

Zilzie Wines is seeking a dedicated and skilled Maintenance Fitter and Welder to join their team. As a Maintenance Fitter and Welder, you will be responsible for keeping equipment and machinery running smoothly, so that the winery can continue produce high-quality wines. This is a full-time position with the opportunity for career advancement and a competitive salary package. 

 About the role 

We are seeking an experienced Maintenance Fitter and Welder to join our Maintenance Team, reporting to the Maintenance Manager you will be responsible for: 

  • Preventative and breakdown maintenance of all plant and equipment within the facility 
  • Maintenance production machinery 
  • General machining to manufacture components as required 
  • General fabrication as required 
  • Fault finding and troubleshooting 
  • Minimise downtime and implement continuous improvement initiatives on plant equipment 

The ideal candidate for this position will possess: 

  • A trade qualification in mechanical engineering, industrial maintenance or a similar field
  • Experience with the installation, repair, and maintenance of machinery and equipment in a manufacturing environment 
  • A strong understanding of safety regulations and procedures 
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, within a team and to deadlines. 

If you possess the above skills, and you're looking for a change of pace and a better quality of life, we encourage you to apply today! Join our dedicated team, work with state-of-the-art equipment, and enjoy everything that a regional area has to offer. 

Benefits that you will have access to working with our team are: 

  • Work in a positive environment that is passionate about wine 
  • An environment that supports professional career growth 
  • Encouragement of teamwork, innovation, creativity and excellence 
  • Workplace flexibility including accrual of rostered days off  
  • Supporting our employees to achieve their best is part of our VIBE.  


The best workplaces are those that value the opinions and perspectives of each team member.   We welcome and value the variety that diverse cultures, minorities, genders and age ranges can bring to our business.  

Please note that candidates will undergo pre-employment fitness for work assessment and drug and alcohol testing as part of the recruitment screening process. 

Candidates must provide proof of permanent residency in Australia. 

Our goal is to set people up with the skills so that they can make the Wine Industry a long-term career choice. 

Applications for these positions will close on Friday 22nd September 2023.  For more information regarding these positions please email us at 

If you believe you have what it takes to fulfil the requirements of this role, apply via our website  

Unsolicited applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted. 

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