Careers

Life at Defries Industries

We are an Australian owned family company with a reputation as a progressive and innovative organisation, comprising of a talented team. Our commitment is to provide medical products and solutions that improve patient care.

We seek those with drive, intellect, passion and the ability to work successfully as part of our team.



Afternoon Shift Supervisor

An exciting opportunity currently exists for a Supervisor to join a successful medical manufacturing organisation. Defries Industries, an Australian owned family business established in 1981, requires an additional Supervisor for our Dandenong South manufacturing facility.

Working within Class ISO 8 Cleanroom, you will be responsible for ensuring activities are supervised in accordance with the company’s policies, Quality Management System, Good Manufacturing Practices and OH&S requirements. You will also be responsible for ensuring the efficient production of a designated shift across a single/multiple production line and providing supervision and direction to a small/large team. Day to day responsibilities include but are not limited to;

  • Assigning Cleanroom resources to specific tasks
  • Ensuring RDO roster[CB1] is followed
  • Delegation of responsibilities to Cleanroom Staff to achieve Manufacturing schedule
  • Ensuring communication between shifts is maintained
  • Reporting to the Production Manager on current manufacturing status including resource requirements
  • Reporting identified non-conformances to the Quality Department.

To be successful in this role you will need to possess strong leadership and communication skills, with the ability to prioritise and resolve issues in a systematic and methodical manner. You will need to have a common sense approach with good attention to detail.

Previous experience in a supervisory role is essential, preferably within a medical or food manufacturing environment along with the ability to develop effective working relationships with the confidence to provide direction to others.

Most importantly, we are looking for someone with a great attitude who can work effectively as part of a team, who is flexible and eager to learn.

Salary range between $47K-$59K depending on shift, plus RDO, Super and annual bonus.

If you think you have the skills and attitude to take on this exciting opportunity, please apply with a copy of your resume and a cover letter outlining your current situation to Robbie.coyles@defries.com.au or mail marked confidential to the Production Manager PO Box 876, Noble Park, Victoria 3174.

Closing date for applications: 18th April 2019.

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Assembly Process Workers

Due to a growth in business, Defries Industries has multiple opportunities available over various shifts at our South Dandenong manufacturing facility.

The successful applicants will be required to work 8 hour shifts between 6.00am - 10.30pm on a permanent or casual basis 5 days a week and enjoy above award rates and monthly RDO. Working in a Class 8 Cleanroom environment your main task will be the assembly of medical devices for operating theatres and other clinical settings

To be successful in this role you will need a keen eye for detail and be able to follow simple assembly instructions. Good written and verbal communication is essential. Previous experience in a medical manufacturing environment and a sound knowledge of GMP would be an advantage.

To apply your resume should be sent to:

robbie.coyles@defries.com.au or mail marked confidential to

Production Manager PO Box 876, Noble Park, Victoria 3174

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