• Multi Skilled Handyperson - Facilities

    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Job Location(s)
    Eight Mile Plains QL Australia
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Expiry Date
  • Overview

    COOK Medical is a global medical device manufacturer in interventional medicine. COOK is at the forefront of medical research and product development in minimally invasive health care devices. In an effort to support our continuing growth, we seek the services of an experienced Facilities Specialist to join our Facilities team in our Australian Head Office at Eight Mile Plains, Brisbane.


    Reporting to the Site Facilities Manager, the Facilities Specialist is responsible for coordinating works to ensure the management and operation of Cook buildings, grounds and facilities are maintained to an appropriate standard in line with legal and quality expectations.

    • Ensure all relevant inspections, scheduled and preventative maintenance for building elements are completed and appropriately documented
    • Support the Site Facilities Manager in the development and delivery of Site Masterplan by providing co-ordination of appropriately skilled contractors and consultants
    • Provide advice and services to ensure Cook remains compliant with Building Code and other relevant building related requirements
    • Supervise contractors associated with building and facilities works, ensuring their compliance with relevant Cook Contractor Management system requirements including inductions
    • Ensure appropriate financial controls are in place for contracted works including service agreements, competitive quotes and tenders where applicable
    • Provide guidance and ongoing support to Site Facilities Manager on matters of compliance and risk control for facilities related matters


    • Trade certificate in carpentry (or similar) desirable
    • Carpentry experience essential, preferably in a facilities maintenance capacity
    • Knowledge of local laws, building code and other relevant legislation and standards for building and facilities essential
    • Ability to read and understand technical drawings essential
    • Ability to use computer systems designed to record maintenance activities
    • Experience in supervision of contractors and consultants demonstrable
    • Sound knowledge in completing a permit to work system
    • Current driver’s license essential


    The following licenses/training will be looked upon favorably:

    • Current Forklift license
    • Current Elevated Work Platform license
    • Confined Space Entry qualification
    • Safely Working at Heights qualification
    • Fire Safety Advisor qualification
    • Electrical Safety Awareness training


    Cook as an Employer:

    Founded in 1963, Cook Medical pioneered many of the medical devices now commonly used to perform minimally invasive medical procedures throughout the body. Today, the company integrates medical devices, drugs and biologics to enhance patient safety and improve clinical outcomes. Since its inception, Cook has operated as a private corporation. The Australian Head Quarters is located in the Brisbane Technology Park, Eight Mile Plains, Queensland. Our manufacturing operation is steadily growing and manufacturing more complex devices for our global markets.

    Cook Medical has over 10,000 employees worldwide, operates directly in 39 countries and delivers products to 135 countries around the world. Cook Medical produces over 7,000 different products for the global market.

    The future of medical care has never been more exciting.

    For more information about Cook Medical, visit http://www.cookmedical.com


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