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Mill Chemist - Engineer

Job no: 501280
Work type: Full Time
Location: Sydney - South West

$85,000 inclusive of super

Visy is a global leader in the packaging, paper and resource recovery industries, providing high quality, innovative and sustainable packaging products and solutions. We have been leading packaging innovation in Australia for over 70 years with a clear vision - to be the global leader in creating sustainable packaging solutions for a better world.  We know we need the best talent to help us achieve this. 

The role: 

The Mill Chemist will be responsible for the maximisation of production quality, uptime and speed through chemical engineering processes.  The key responsibility of the role will be to ensure a high quality paper product and minimise chemical downtime in the Smithfield mill.  The role will require a professional engineer who can monitor, assess and modify the chemical processing at the mill to ensure safe and optimised operation at all times.

Key Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Maintaining chemical and USAB systems
  • Organising and sourcing chemicals for scheduled chemical shuts
  • Monitoring and testing systems
  • Managing chemical suppliers
  • Troubleshooting various chemical system problems
  • Providing technical Support
  • Research and development
  • Analysis and reporting
  • Quality assurance
  • Safety and environmental
  • Project planning and execution
  • Set up and conduct trials of new paper products and processes
  • System optimisation

Key Attributes:

  • Degree in chemical engineering
  • Minimum two years post-grad experience
  • Experience in paper mill preferred
  • Ability to optimise chemical usage and cost control
  • Experience testing and process monitoring chemical system in a manufacturing setting
  • Ability to analyse, trouble shoot and problem solve chemical systems
  • High level communication skills
  • Team player
  • Highly organised and strong planning skills
  • Experience in water systems, USAB system and paper making process is required

Apply now.

You will be required to meet Visy’s employment criteria which will include a criminal history check and pre-employment medical (including drug & alcohol testing).

Visy is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion.

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