10 November 2020

Reach Stacker Operator | Owens Transport Melbourne

Application Code: OTAMEL3

About the role 

Owens Transport (wharf cartage division of Mainfreight) is currently seeking an experienced and suitably qualified reach stack operator for our expanding Altona & Epping Depots.  Initially casual with the potential to transition to full time employment we are ready for you now.  

The primary focus of this role is the safe and efficient handling of containers within our depot.  We want the right person that can add value by improving the current yard operations which will improve our yard turn times.  At Owens you are not just a reach stack operator you are a valued member of our team that enjoys success together.
The shift required are 05:00 to 15:00 & 15:00 to 01:00 at Altona and 05:00 to 15:00 at Epping.  There is also the need for some weekend work.

Skills & Experience 

  • Previous reach stacker / container handler experience
  • Knowledge of transport legislative requirements in regard to legal weight loading
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise multiple tasks
  • Pragmatic problem-solving skills
  • Strong sense of accountability
  • A current CN / Reach stack licence
  • A strong team player with the ability to communicate at all levels
  • The want to learn all aspects of our business


  • The ability to become a full-time team member with all the benefits that come with that
  • An industry competitive hourly rate
  • Job security with a financially secure global company
  • Career progression opportunities both locally and internationally across all our groups brands
  • A collaborative team environment that values ongoing professional training and personal development
  • A friendly family culture where you will be given the chance to build lasting relationships

How to apply

If you are up for the challenge, looking for progression in your career and have the skills and attributes required, please submit your resume and cover letter.


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