“Brunswick Industries Association is an equal opportunity employer of choice and we hope to provide opportunities for as many workers as possible.”

Brunswick Industries is now inviting applications from supported workers who are interested in working in a variety of positions including automated and manual liquid fill operations, labelling, packing, assembly, labour hire, forklift and warehouse operations.

We are an employer of choice for people with a disability and provide higher than average wages and hours worked in the supported sector. We also provide a safe, secure and supportive environment for our workers and encourage them to reach their potential.

To work at Brunswick Industries you must:

Have a disability that:

  • Is attributed to an intellectual, psychiatric, sensory or physical impairment or a combination of such impairments;
  • Is permanent or likely to be permanent;
  • Results in a substantially reduced capacity of the person for communication, learning or mobility; and
  • Requires ongoing support services.

You must be:

  • Over 18 years of age;
  • Able to get to and from work without help from Brunswick Industries;
  • Capable and willing to work; and
  • Able to work as part of a team.

Any new job seekers who meet the residence and age requirements under the NDIS will need to register with NDIS prior to applying to work at Brunswick Industries.

To check if you are eligible for NDIS funding, see this website checklistFor further information regarding the NDIS please visit the NDIS website.

If you meet the criteria above and would like to work at Brunswick Industries, contact Lisa Beamish or Lisa Murphwell on (03) 9387 7444.

JOBS AVAILABLE

Liquid filling

Workers are trained to operate automated and semi-automated liquid filling machines in addition to decanting, sealing, capping, labelling and packing goods.

Small assembly

Our small assembly workers construct a variety of goods from supplied components including, but not limited to, brooms, mops, rakes, plumbing parts, medical kits and cafe equipment.

Warehousing

Opportunities also exist in our warehousing division where workers are trained to operate a forklift and assist in general warehousing and stock report duties.

Mail outs

Our workers also compile mail outs for a range of businesses. They pack and seal mail ranging from a single document to compiling multi-insert packages.

Packing

Our packing division delivers a variety of high standard services. We currently pack anything from bottles, coffee cups, sweets, starter packs and kits, showbags, plumbing equipment, door components and hardware supplies.

Labelling 

We deliver a range of labelling services from manual labelling to several of our automated labelling machines. 

Training

TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

Brunswick Industries offers on-the-job training and support for all of our supported workers who receive a disability support pension. No previous experience in the manufacturing sector is required and classes are held once a week onsite at Brunswick Industries. We also provide support to access health services, community groups, social activities and education.  

All of our training programs give all of our workers the opportunity to further their skillsets in our safe, supported environment and use our services to progress into open employment. The training opportunities we provide include:

Certificate 1: Transition Education – 22301

Ideal for young adults moving out of school and into the workforce.
This is a great base to launch a career in paid work.

Units of competency

VU21771 Develop an individual vocational plan with support
VU21664 Prepare for employment
VU21666 Participate in job seeking activities
VU21772 Develop personal management skills for work
VU21775 Develop interpersonal communication skills for the workplace
VU21307 Work with numbers and money in simple familiar situations
VU21308 Work with and interpret directions in simple, familiar situations
FSKDIG01 Use digital technology for basic workplace tasks
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others
VU21773 Participate in vocational activities
VU21774 Participate in practical placement with support

Certificate 1: Work Education – 22302

This training is designed for workers hoping to re-enter the workforce or move employment to a thriving business model.

Units of competency

VU21771 Develop an individual vocational plan with support
VU21664 Prepare for employment
VU21666 Participate in job seeking activities
VU21772 Develop personal management skills for work
VU21775 Develop interpersonal communication skills for the workplace
VU21307 Work with numbers and money in simple familiar situations
VU21308 Work with and interpret directions in simple, familiar situations
FSKDIG01 Use digital technology for basic workplace tasks
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others
VU21773 Participate in vocational activities
VU21774 Participate in practical placement with support

Training

WAGES AND HOURS

We operate Monday to Thursday from 8:30am to 3:30pm and on Fridays from 8:30am to 12:30pm.

You can elect to work part time or full time, with a minimum requirement of 8 hours per week.

Once employment begins, workers will receive a base pay rate per hour. 

You will be trained by a supervisor on a variety of different jobs.

During the first three months of your employment, your supervisor will assess your progress and competency.

Every individual will be assessed using the same tools and wage rates are calculated according to their performance and capabilities.