CAREERS AT TUFF

Join the TUFF Team!

People working at TUFF can expect a supportive team-based environment where people work diligently to produce the best quality and value for clients.

TUFF Australia is always seeking talented people to join the team. If you want to join an organisation that builds premium products to keep people safe on the road and track we would like to talk.

TUFF believes in supporting people who wish to progress in their careers from starter roles to management positions.

Functions in the company include welding, engineering and design, vehicle fitting, research and development, procurement, administration, sales, marketing and human resources. Our sister business TUFF Coatings is also always looking for talented people to join the team in areas such as powder coating, spray painting, polishing, abrasive blasting and general hand duties.

In our companies we employ over 80 outstanding people, we provide career growth, excellent remuneration and an employee assist program to support our people through the challenges life can throw at us.

Don’t just take our word for it, below team members from various sections in the business discuss what life is like working as part of the TUFF family.

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Current Positions available at TUFF:

Human Resources & Talent Manager

Due to continuing growth, TUFF Australia is seeking a Talent/HR Manager to join our team in this newly created role. This is an ideal opportunity for an outstanding individual looking for long term stable employment in a nationally recognised company. For this role we are looking for the following:

Qualifications & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree or higher in Human Resources or related discipline. A minimum four years experience in Human Resources is required and to be competent across all aspects of the HR functions. You will have a focus on finding and developing talented people to achieve company and individual goals. You have a can do attitude and a commercial approach to your role in growing businesses through talented people. You have a track record in ‘success in talent management’ and an ethical and professional approach to your job. Experience in design and implementation of HR systems and processes, as well as a high level of phone and IT skills (Word/Excel in a Windows environment).

Key tasks & responsibilities:
Provide expert tactical and strategic advice and guidance to managers in Employee Relations matters. Leading and participating in HR and strategic business projects. Support the delivery of HR functional milestones including performance management/reviews, talent development sessions, succession planning, workforce planning and engagement. Talent management from recruitment through to on boarding and performance support,. Contribute to the development, review and implementation of policies and procedures. Reporting to management on key talent metrics and engagement. Provide high quality industrial and employee relations advice in line with legal frameworks. Provide human resources advice and support on policies and procedures and the interpretation and compliance with the relevant industry awards. Provide advice and compliance for all WHS, EEO and IR issues related to the company’s operation and provide direction to management. Training and learning co-ordination including apprentices. Co-ordination of Payroll and employee remuneration. TUFF is an Australian owned company that makes all our products in Australia. TUFF Australia supplies your uniform, pays top rates in the industry and offers an attendance bonus, as well as an EAP (Employee Assistant Programme) to all employees. Download the Position Description here.

Welders or Boilermakers

TUFF Australia is looking for Welders or Boilermakers for our Toowoomba factory that have a minimum of 2 years experience required in welding or boiler making. Please include relevant experience in your resume, and please nominate if you are a current apprentice. The TUFF factory uses high quality gear in a fun and friendly workplace and we are an Australian owned company that makes all our products in Australia. Future Employees looking to join TUFF as a Welder or Boilermaker would earn excellent remuneration, where we offer flexibility and plenty of overtime or weekend work available to the right applicants. TUFF Australia supplies your uniform, pays top rates in the industry and offers an attendance bonus, as well as an EAP (Employee Assistant Programme) to all employees. Shoot us an application or call (07) 4615 0000.

Sheet Metal Fabricators

TUFF Australia is looking for Sheet Metal Fabricator(s) for our Toowoomba factory, with a minimum of 2 years experience required in sheet metal work. Please include relevant experience in your resume.  The TUFF factory uses high quality machinery, gear in a fun and friendly workplace and we are an Australian owned company that makes all our products in Australia. Future Employees looking to join TUFF as Sheet Metal Fabricators would earn excellent remuneration, where we offer flexibility and plenty of overtime or weekend work available to the right applicants. TUFF Australia supplies your uniform, pays top rates in the industry and offers an attendance bonus, as well as an EAP (Employee Assistant Programme) to all employees. Shoot us an application or call (07) 4615 0000.

TUFF is an Australian owned company that makes all our products in Australia. Future Employees looking to join TUFF Australia would earn excellent remuneration, with flexibility and plenty of overtime or weekend work available to the right applicants. TUFF Australia supplies your uniform, pays top rates in the industry and offers an attendance bonus, as well as an EAP (Employee Assistant Programme) to all employees.

Sales Consultant

Due to continuing growth, TUFF Australia is looking to expand its sales team in our Toowoomba location. This is an ideal opportunity for an outstanding individual looking for long term stable employment in a nationally recognised company.  For this role we are looking for the following experience: Two years experience in retail pr sales (Automotive/4WD Accessories Industry preferred but not essential), Excellent presentation, Strong background in customer service, Excellent phone manner, Outstanding interpersonal skills, Prefers to work in a team environment, High level of phone and IT skills (Word/Excel in a Windows environment).

Key tasks & responsibilities: Helping clients with information and solutions, Following up with clients and assisting with after sales service, Taking phone calls, website and email inquiries, Using our CRM system to record client interactions and learning TUFF processes and product. TUFF is an Australian owned company that makes all our products in Australia. TUFF Australia supplies your uniform, pays top rates in the industry and offers an attendance bonus, as well as an EAP (Employee Assistant Programme) to all employees. Download the Position Description here.

Painter on Night Shift (TUFF Coatings)

TUFF Coatings are looking to employ a Painter on our night shift, due to ongoing growth. The successful applicant need to have the following experience: Highly developed knowledge and experience in the coating industry, A willingness to learn new skills is essential, Exceptional communication skills, Excellent work ethic, Strong commitment to completing assigned tasks, Knowledge of surface preparation and the ability to follow correct procedures and guidelines & Can undertake industrial painting as well as automotive, A forklift licence is an advantage but not essential.

You must have the following attributes: Be physically fit for manual handling tasks, Be able to work in a fast-paced environment & have great time management skills. This position would be a minimum 38 hour working week on a casual basis with full time employment offered to the right applicant, we will also entertain applicants who would like to work at least 24hrs per week (3 x 8hr shifts).

TUFF Coatings is a proudly Australian owned and operated company and are experts in the application of Powder Coating, Spray Painting, Polishing, Rhino Lining and Abrasive Blasting. Based in Toowoomba, we provide protective coating services to South East Queensland. Our facilities boast state of the art, modern equipment, ensuring that our quality is the best in the business. TUFF Coatings supplies your uniform, pays top rates in the industry and offers an attendance bonus, as well as an EAP (Employee Assistant Programme) to all employees. Download the Position Description here.

Mechanic(s)

Tired of oil changes? ready for a new challenge? Join the team at TUFF Australia and get into setting-up 4WD vehicles with top quality products and get paid top dollars to do it. If you are mechanic who takes pride in your work and prefers a solid company that cares about its people, we’d love to hear from you. For this role you will need at least three years experience as a mechanic. Experience experience fitting bullbars, suspension upgrades, wiring accessories looked on favourably.

This is a special opportunity for a mechanic looking for a variety of tasks long term stable employment with a nationally recognised company. This is a full time position, where reliability is a must. We need you to have a high attention to detail and have your own hand tools. We provide full training in a team environment, and enthusiasm is a necessity. If this sounds like you, please fill out the form below & attach your up to date resume with current references.

Student Engineer/Draftsperson

TUFF Australia is looking for a passionate a student engineer/draftsperson to assist our Research & Development team  in our head office in Toowoomba QLD. The ideal candidate would be someone who is currently studying engineering or who has just completed their degree. This is initially a casual position with a potential for permanent employment opportunity, helping the team with 3D & 2D drawings for all the parts / builds we use.   TUFF is an Australian owned company that makes all our products in Australia.  The draftsperson role attracts excellent remuneration plus a bonus scheme, supplies your uniform, as well as an EAP (Employee Assistant Programme) to all employees. Download the Position Description here.

Why work for TUFF?

TUFF is an Australian owned company that makes all our products in Australia. Future Employees looking to join TUFF Australia would earn excellent remuneration, with flexibility and plenty of overtime or weekend work available to the right applicants. TUFF Australia supplies your uniform, pays top rates in the industry and offers an attendance bonus, as well as an EAP (Employee Assistant Programme) to all employees.

Due to phenomenal business growth, we have now opened fresh opportunities for Sheet Metal Fabricators/Welders/Boilermakers and Fitters to help us ensure that we meet delivery of our products and hit production targets to the highest quality. You do not have to be trade qualified to succeed at TUFF, and apprenticeships are offered to the right candidates. As a TUFF employee you can apply your excellent work ethic and skills to market leading premium products and earn excellent remuneration for your efforts.

TUFF Australia is renowned for the quality of its bullbars which are sold across Australia and overseas. With our expansion into tray and canopy production we are looking for 15 more team members. Whether you are a fabricator, welder, boiler maker or sheet metal workers, you will be joining the existing TUFF team of 100+ people.

What you have to succeed at TUFF:

  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Time and target focus to contribute to your team’s production targets.
  • Can work unsupervised and/or as part of a team.
  • Ability to be diverse in different areas on the production floor.
  • Keen to learn.

Please send a resume (CV) with your relevant work history and at least 2 x references and phone contact numbers.

Please advise if you are from outside the Toowoomba area and wanting to relocate.

Please fill out the application form below, and select your job preference:


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