Plant Maintenance Tradesperson

Plant Maintenance Tradesperson

We are looking for an experienced mechanical fitter to join our growing Engineering Team.

As a qualified and experienced Fitter and Turner/Maintenance Fitter, you will have the opportunity to work as part of the team on state of the art, high volume processing equipment, creating a great career base for many further opportunities. Hazeldene’s is a leading Central Victorian food manufacturer, with a vertically integrated supply chain including world best technology.

This key role is responsible for assisting with preventative maintenance programmes to ensure the optimal performance of all plant and equipment throughout the site. It is also responsible for the quick assessment and resolution of operational or technical breakdowns to ensure minimal impact on production.

We are seeking motivated individuals with a positive attitude, who work safely, have the ability to solve problems, provide solutions and who want to be a contributing team member. If you thrive on technical work and have the ability to apply your previously learned knowledge in the workplace, we encourage you to apply.

Position Description

To be considered for this role you must be committed to safety in the workplace as we pride ourselves on our Zero Harm goal.  You must also possess:

  • Mechanical maintenance trade qualification – Engineering Certificate Level III
  • Strong working knowledge of Preventative Maintenance techniques
  • Pneumatics and hydraulics experience is desirable
  • MIG/TIG experience is desirable
  • Experience maintaining high volume food production plant and processing equipment would be advantageous.
  • MEX understanding is desirable
  • Flexibility as the position is on a 4 on 4 off roster with rotating Day and afternoon shifts

Applications close: 5.00pm Friday 31st May 2019.

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Hazeldene’s are an equal opportunity employer.


Vehicle Maintenance – Diesel Mechanic

Vehicle Maintenance – Diesel Mechanic

A great opportunity has arisen within our Vehicle Maintenance department for an experienced Diesel Mechanic to take the next step forward in their career.

Our Company:

Hazeldenes is a fully integrated poultry processor. Since our inception in 1938 Hazeldene’s we have cemented ourselves as one of Victoria’s leading food manufacturing companies. With a fleet of over 250 Vehicles you will have the opportunity to become part of a team working on a variety of world-class equipment.

The Role:

Reporting to the Fleet Maintenance Supervisor your duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Working within a team to complete routine services & repairs, fault diagnosis (auto electrical, pneumatic & hydraulic) and engine & transmission repairs
  • Working with your team on European, Japanese and American drive line trucks and a range of tractors, earthmoving equipment, generators, forklifts, and refrigerated transport vehicles.

About you:

To be considered for this role you must be committed to safety in the workplace as we pride ourselves on our Zero Harm goal.  You must also possess:

  • Relevant trade qualifications combined with Mechanical aptitude
  • Awareness of the requirements of a vehicle maintenance workshop environment
  • Strong experience with the Microsoft suite, including Word and Excel.


In return we can offer a permanent long-term position with an attractive remuneration package based upon skills and experience.

How to Apply:

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Applications close: 5.00pm Friday 31st May 2019.

Hazeldene’s are an Equal Opportunity employer.


Process, Hatchery and Farm Positions

Hazeldene’s Chicken Farm, is one of the largest employers in the Bendigo region and is always on the lookout for motivated team members in a variety of roles across our business. We have ongoing and short term job opportunities across our Lockwood manufacturing facility, Bendigo East hatchery and a range of Central Victorian farms.

To apply, forward your resume with a cover letter anytime to

Coles features Hazeldene’s RSPCA chicken on Masterchef

Coles features Hazeldene’s RSPCA chicken on MasterChef

Have you been watching MasterChef Australia?

We are very proud to be featured by Coles as a supplier of RSPCA chicken to the MasterChef kitchen.

We had a great time filming the ad with Curtis Stone on our humble Lockwood farm and would like to thank Coles for their continued support of our quest to provide  the very best chicken Australia has to offer.

If you haven’t seen it yet, click on the video above to see our fearless leader, John Hazeldene in his acting debut. We think he may need to stick to his day job.