At OneFortyOne, we believe in an inclusive culture that is rich in diverse thinking, ideas and experience.  We understand that our people are the cornerstone to our success and we are passionate about being a great place to work.

We employ a wide range of professions from foresters, environmental planners, engineers, mill technology specialists, and scientists, to human resources, finance and legal experts. We are often looking for talented, passionate people and you will find our available jobs listed below.

If you want to pursue a career working within a sustainable industry, keep an eye on this page.

Apprentices

Location: Mount Gambier
Applications close: Thursday 30th September 2021

Applications for our 2022 apprenticeship program at the Jubilee Sawmill are now open.

We work hard to build and maintain a skilled workforce and develop our future leaders, offering opportunities that introduce young achievers to the potential of the forest and timber industry.

The apprentices we’re looking for:

  • Mechanical Fitter
  • Electrician
  • Saw Technician

Our Maintenance & Saw Technician teams provide a prompt, professional and high-quality service to our timber processing facility and is what we believe is key to being a trusted and respected team. We want to ensure that our team can rely upon our services.

The successful candidates will be working under the supervision of our highly skilled tradespeople where you will learn a wide variety of maintenance applications.

We are looking for people with:

  • A positive attitude and eagerness to learn
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • Good mathematical and mechanical aptitude
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Safety focus

What’s in it for you?

  • Earn while you learn
  • Obtain a nationally recognised qualification
  • Receive structured on the job training

OneFortyOne is dedicated to diversifying our workforce and encourages anyone interested in a career in the timber manufacturing industry to apply now.

How to apply:
Send a cover letter referencing the apprenticeship you are applying for current resume to karen.shanahan@onefortyone.com

For more information:
Enquiries for Mechanical Fitter or Electrician contact
Maintenance Manager Andrew Hoath on 0418 854 629

Enquiries for Saw Technician contact Sawshop Manager Barry Kuhl on 87 212 793

Timber Processing (full time)

Location: Mount Gambier
Applications close: Friday 1st October 2021

We’re looking for experienced operators to join our sawmill operations in the following areas:

Green Processing
4-day week Mon-Thurs, rotating day / afternoon shift
Greenmill – Machine Operators
Forklift Operators with experience 10t and above
Quality Control

5-day week, Mon-Fri, rotating day / afternoon shift
Log Grab Operators

Dry Processing
4-day week, Mon-Fri, rolling day off each week, rotating day / afternoon shift
Drymill – Machine Operators
Forklift Operators

Kilns
4 shift roster, rotating day / afternoon / night shift
Kiln Operators with forklift operation experience 10t and above

Applicants must be able to demonstrate previous experience and or clearly outline transferable skills from another industry.

To be part of a safe, results-driven and rewarding team please email a cover letter indicating the position you are applying for and current resume to karen.shanahan@onefortyone.com

For more information about any of these positions contact Nigel Boyd in confidence on 8721 2824.

Mechanical Shift Fitter

Location: Mount Gambier, South Australia
Applications close: Friday 3rd September 2021

This position reports to the Maintenance Supervisor. Your main responsibilities will be to safely and efficiently carry out repair and PM work across the Jubilee Sawmill Site.

Key selection criteria will be based on your demonstrated skills and attributes:

  • Maintenance fitting & machining work
  • Ability to prioritise & act with a sense of urgency to ensure plant uptime targets are achieved
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Able to work effectively independently or in a group
  • Willing to continually learn
  • Work to grow our apprentices
  • Have a professional, positive, can do attitude. Skills are important however the right attitude is essential

To be considered for this position you must be a qualified tradesperson and will require the flexibility to work a rotating 3 shift roster.

For any queries or further information about the role, please contact Andrew Hoath andrew.hoath@onefortyone.com or 0418 854 269.

To be part of an ambitious, results-driven and rewarding team please email a cover letter and current resume to karen.shanahan@onefortyone.com

Research Manager

Location: Mount Gambier, South Australia

We have a unique opportunity for a practical operational focused scientist to lead GT Forests on forest health issues. 

Based in Mount Gambier, the Research Manager is responsible for forest health research and provides business wide leadership on soil health and resilience, risk to forest health especially crop pests, disease, and disorders, and influences improvement and deployment strategies for crop genetics.

The contribution of the Research Manager will provide continual improvement in forest health and needs to see and advise the team on pragmatic operational improvements in forest management practices that improve return on investment whilst managing risk and decreasing the business’s carbon footprint.

Ideally, you will have:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification, preferably Doctoral qualifications, in an area relevant to forest health research with experience in a commercial environment.
  • Ability to analyse complex scientific research and information, formulate innovative solutions and incorporate scientific practices into operational activities.
  • Expert knowledge of plantation genetics and their deployment including species / hybrid selection and the interaction of soil microbes on seedling health and their in-field resilience.
  • Expert knowledge of weed management preferably in a commercial forest setting.
  • Expert knowledge of climate change risk and understating of tools to mitigate climate change risk.
  • Experience working collaboratively with relevant research and operational teams to support field trials and research activity.
  • Creative mindset to develop strategic research programs with clear measurable objectives and implementable outcomes.

Contact Nigel Crawley in confidence –
Rimfire Resources 1300 380 701, ncrawley@rimfireresources.com.au

Estate Manager

Location: Mount Gambier, South Australia

We’re looking for an innovative industry leader who will guide and develop a team to excel in operational silviculture, fire management, forest health, and nursery best practice.

At OneFortyOne our employees can work flexibly, create pathways and have a genuine sense of belonging and purpose.

Based in Mount Gambier, the Estate Manager oversees 80,000 hectares of high quality Radiata Pine
plantation in the well-connected Green Triangle Region. As a senior member of an innovative and
progressive leadership team, you will report directly into, and work closely with the General Manager.

As such, you will play a key role in developing and leading people and will deliver on enterprise-wide strategies with reach beyond our own estate. This critical role will call on all your skills and experience to:

  • Inspire a high performing team environment – motivating people collaboratively to achieve agreed outcomes;
  • Collaborate to enhance the effective functioning of the Region and the Estate team;
  • Develop high quality business plans, strategies and budgets for consideration of Senior Management that ensures their alignment with short and long term business objectives;
  • Identify and execute on growth opportunities in line with the goals of the GT Forests;
  • Deliver and implement a strategic Estate plan;
  • Evaluate the work of Line Managers within the Estate Team and provide ongoing feedback and development;
  • Ensure the Estate portfolio maintains governance and social responsibility wherever it does business;
  • Identify and manage operational and corporate risk and, where those risks could have a material impact in the organisation develop strategies for managing and mitigating those risks;
  • Steer continuous improvement and ensure bio security obligations are met;
  • Be a wellbeing champion on our Home Safe and Well journey;
  • Support and guide significant capital projects to ensure they are delivered safely, on time and within budget.

Appropriate qualifications or experience are sought for this role. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Contact Susie Rogers in confidence, Rusher Rogers Recruiters, 0414 350 762 susie@rusherrogers.com.au

Team members – Kaituna Sawmill

Location: Marlborough, New Zealand

We have a range of opportunities available:

  • Entry level roles
  • Engineer/Maintenance Technician
  • Machine centre operators – Headrig, Edger, Resaw, Horizontal, Stacker
  • Graders

The Kaituna Sawmill is located 20km west of Blenheim. As a modern, efficient sawmill with modern equipment including boiler, continuous kiln and saw centres. Kaituna Sawmill plays an important role in the local processing of timber.

Wood sales are strong, and demand for our products is high, creating an opportunity for us to seek new qualified team members.

Some roles are five days a week, others are on a four day shift pattern. You do not need to have previous sawmill experience as we will provide full training.

This is your opportunity to join the Kaituna team.

We will provide:

  • Competitive hourly rate plus a bonus system
  • Onsite training and learning opportunities
  • A strong safety and wellbeing culture
  • A drug and alcohol-free workplace
  • Contribution towards relocation costs
  • Hours of work of 40-50 hours per week

To be suitable for this role, you will need to:

  • Be able to work as a team and individually
  • Be committed to health, safety and quality
  • Have experience in the sawmill industry
  • Take pride in producing a quality product
  • Be physically fit

To apply, email: Jo.Dwyer@onefortyone.co.nz or call: 03 572 8921

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