In the ‘Job Sites’ series we run over the major Australian Blue collar job sites from all over this big beautiful country of ours, plus a few other exotic locations. In each post we include an Overview of the site, a Location Profile, the Companies involved, potential Occupations required, the skills / qualifications that may help you to get your foot in the door and the Enterprise Bargaining Agreements – if there are any. This will help you to stay in the loop and know how to skill up where needed. The aim is to help you get yourself into the best position to land a start on the major job sites around Australia.
Note: ‘Job Site’ articles are aimed to help workers looking for production, maintenance, shutdown and contracting work. If you are looking for Major Construction Project Jobs you may want to check out our Major Project Articles.
About Automated Warehousing, Logistics & Distribution
We are putting this article together in the middle of the COVID-19 crises, as automated warehousing, logistics and distribution is one of the main essential services that are still running. With the rise in e-commerce and consumers demanding faster turn around on the delivery of purchases, the automated warehousing, logistics & distribution industry is booming.
Automated warehousing, logistics & distribution centres are used in/by:
- Major supermarkets
- Fresh produce suppliers
- Packages foods producers
- Petfood producers
- Dairy producers
- Large e-commerce retailers
- Brick & mortar retailers
Companies Involved with Automated Warehousing, Logistics & Distribution
- SSI Schafer
Note: We will continually update this list overtime.
For the latest announcements, Major Project, Shut-down and Even-time roster jobs
Occupations Potentially Required for Jobs in Automated Warehousing, Logistics & Distribution
- Instrumentation & Electrical Trades
- Mechanical Trades
- Plant Operators
- Mobile Plant Operators
- Plant Operators
- Cleaning Staff
- Labourer / Trades Assistants
- Health & Safety
Qualifications to Potentially Help you get a Job in Automated Warehousing, Logistics & Distribution
- Relevant Trade Qualifications and / or Licences
- Occupational Health and Safety – Construction Induction (White Card)
- Drivers Licences
- Cert IV or III Instrumentation (For Electricians)
- High Risk Work Licence for any required plant, eg. EWP, Forklifts, Mobile Crane, Loaders.
- Safe Working in Confined Space Course
- CPR and First Aid Certificate
- Ability to pass Medical including Drug and Alcohol screening.
Interstate Licence Recognition
A helpful tool to finding out whether your trade qualification needs mutual recognition when working interstate. Check out the Cribhut Daily post – Thinking about Working Interstate – Licence Recognition
Disclaimer: Cribhut Group is not an employer or recruiter for the above mentioned site, this article is provided for information purposes only. Cribhut provides this information with the best intentions, but purely as a guide. Like most things in life, there are no guarantees. Your lively hood is your own responsibility and even if following the above recommendations, it is still up to you to do your own research, to be patient, persistent and put in the hard work.
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