Mechanical Supervisor

About the role

Join our team as our new Mechanical Supervisor at our Mayfield site, 10 minutes drive from Newcastle City Centre. You will have the opportunity to work in a supportive and positive team environment and lead a talented team of Fitters, Mechanical Planner and lube technicians. This is a great opportunity to work for an inclusive employer that is committed to building a diverse workforce.


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Supervising the mechanical team and providing leadership and structure
  • Ensuring planned tasks are done on time, within budget and to quality 
  • Implement strategy from a reactive to a proactive environment
  • Identify areas of process improvement and champion these improvements throughout the team
  • Review and improve the maintenance strategy based on plant performance and breakdowns

About your experience

The ideal candidate will have previous leadership experience, manufacturing environments and strong drive to progress their career. Ideally you will have the following:


  • Qualified trade or very sound mechanical aptitude
  • Previous experience in a similar role, ideally in manufacturing
  • Team leadership experience is preferred
  • Systems experience in SAP is preferred 
  • Experience in reliability-based maintenance work
  • Exceptional time management with proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Courage to challenge the status-quo and drive mechanical reliability improvements.

About our team

Austube Mills – a brand of InfraBuild - is a modern, diverse Australian manufacturer of world class structural steel, tubular and profile products. We have 90 years of history, but a bright future supporting Australia wide infrastructure projects. We have also developed a range of world class coatings designed to meet the needs and conditions of the Australian topography. We care about our sustainability, and we pride ourselves in striving to reduce emissions and support growing solar industry. With manufacturing facilities in QLD, NSW and China, we are well equipped to service the Australian and New Zealand steel industry with its products including market leading brands like DuraGal. Our passionate people give our customers the confidence to take their design ambitions and bring them to life.

Next steps

Across our different business units, we offer career opportunities for people who share our drive, passion and ambition. From apprentices and graduates to experienced professionals, we are committed to offering fulfilling careers and the chance to grow as our business grows. We would love you to be part of our journey.

We are a 2024 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.