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Process Engineer

Job no: 501916
Work type: Full Time
Location: Sydney - West

At Visy, our people make us stand out from the crowd. We’re always seeking solutions, opportunities and possibilities. We look for people who see what’s ahead and run towards it. These people are helping us to achieve our vision to become the global leader in sustainable packaging solutions. Together, we can create a better world.

The opportunity: 

We are on the lookout for a motivated, proactive and collaborative Process Engineer to join our Paper and Pulp team based at our Smithfield plant. 

Our Paper and Pulp division is where the magic begins in the world of sustainability, creating recycled paper and recycled products.  Ideally you have experience working in a fast paced Manufacturing, FMCG or highly processed environment where continuous improvement and lean manufacturing is a normal part of your every day.

You are passionate about finding solutions and supporting the greater team with your creative thinking, analytical skills, technical support and your exposure to good process control systems, will make you excited about learning something new and sharing your insights with the team.  

This is a full time Monday to Friday role working 7.30am to 4.30pm and to assist the team you will be on call every 5 weeks. 

Your Typical Day

  • Process and control optimisation of board paper manufacture
  • Develop improvement projects to achieve OEE targets
  • Lead energy optimisation initiatives and projects
  • Key technical support for new grade development
  • Monitor chemical variable costs
  • Initiate and manage machine and chemical trials
  • Manage small to medium size capital projects
  • Promote safe work practices and processes 

What you will bring to the team: 

  • Bachelor of Chemical Engineering, Bachelor of Science or equivalent
  • 2-3 years minimum Process Engineer experience 
  • Previous experience working in the Paper and Pulp industry, Petro chemical, FMCG, Manufacturing (desirable)
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Previous exposure to good process control systems (ABB advantageous)
  • High level of IT skills 
  • Self-motivated with energy and a positive mindset
  • Analytical mindset with high attention to detail and able to find the root cause
  • Ability to collaborate and work with a highly productive team
  • Organised and task orientated
  • Able to work in a hot environment with stairs and confined spaces
  • Team player with a focus on safety and continuous improvement
  • Excellent work ethic and driven to succeed to get the job done

When you join Visy, you’re joining a global leader dedicated to making serious progress in the sustainable packaging and recycling industries. We want to find solutions, make an impact and grow our business. If you can help us, you’ll fit right in. There’s never been a better time to join Visy!

Please contact Carla Treuer on 0499 199 304 for a confidential discussion, or 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.

Please note that only applications with the right to live and work in Australia will be considered for this position.

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