Toolmaker/CNC Machinist

DefendTex is an Australian owned Defence company with a strong focus on innovation, research and technology development. DefendTex
services military and law enforcement communities around the world. At DefendTex, we value integrity, innovation, professionalism and passion.
Our vision is to be a world leader in defence innovation.

Our talented multi-disciplinary team work on innovative and diverse defence projects supporting our vision to be the world leader in defence
innovation. This is an exciting period of growth for us and we are looking for a driven Toolmaker/1st Class Machinist to join our team.

As Toolmaker/CNC Machinist at DefendTex you will support the Engineering team to develop leading edge products and systems for use in
tomorrow’s defence technology.

You will have experience in:
• Manual machining practices
• CNC machining
• CAD/CAM software
• Selection of material for purpose
• Selection and application of tooling
You need:
• Trade Qualified Fitter and Turner
• Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings
• Understanding of Fanuc/ISO G Code
• Ability to satisfy Baseline Security Clearance
• As a Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants must be Australian citizens and eligible to obtain and maintain
a Baseline clearance. To learn more about clearances please visit –
• Forklift licence
• Welding with MIG, TIG and Arc
• Ability to troubleshoot engineering processes and design changes

Team work is critical to us so you must be a team player, able to work in a mixed discipline environment ensuring your works integrates and
function first time, every time. You will be a good communicator, self-starter, independent worker, problem solver and champion of safe working

We offer:

  • Competitive remuneration
  • Exciting projects and industry leading innovations
  • Professional learning and development opportunities
  • Opportunity to innovate and see it come to life

We are committed to ensuring diversity, inclusion and equality are embedded throughout our organisation for the benefit of our customers and our employees. We strive for a positive and engaging workplace where mental health and wellbeing are supported. We welcome applicants from
all diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

If you are looking for a unique and exciting opportunity, we look forward to your application

Job Category: CNC
Job Type: Machinist tool maker
Job Location: Australia Melbourne

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