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Electrical Automation Engineer

Electrical Automation Engineer

Position Snapshot


Location: Gympie, QLD
Full time, permanent 
3+ years’ experience in a similar role

Position Summary


We have an exciting opportunity for an Electrical Automation (E&A) Engineer to join our team at the Gympie factory where we make our iconic coffee brands NESCAFÉ and INTERNATIONAL ROAST.

 

Your role will be to provide support for Nestlé’s Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), electrical and automation professional and technical operational activities (inc. CAPEX projects) in line with corporate guidelines; whilst ensuring that all MES-E&A activities enhance business objectives and plant operational performance without compromising health and safety, product quality, or the environment.


A day in the life…

 

  • Identify opportunities, create, and implement electrical, automation, and control systems to enhance the operational performance of the factory.
  • Provide advanced electrical automation engineering and technical support to trades and production teams.
  • Participate in Capital Investment projects, ensuring that the technical solution delivers within the expected quality standard, timeline, and budget. 
  • Preparation of the user and technical specs, coordinating the requirements of the main users (production, quality, etc.), follow up of the solution development, the pre-test, implementation, and training of operators and maintenance crews. 
  • Must fully understand the technical details of the MES-E&A solutions in all projects.
  • Ensure that all MES-E&A installations comply with safety, health, environment, product safety and product quality standards. 
  • Ensure that the key MES-E&A documentation is up to date and in practice. 
  • Ensure the application and compliance to MES-E&A related legislation (i.e., electrical, calibration, etc).
  • Play a key role in the continuous improvement of our factories through mastering the process and product characteristics. 
  • The MES-E&A engineer must have a deep insight of the processes, and continuously strive for the improvement of quality, safety or efficiency while protecting the technological know-how and competitive advantage.


What will make you successful

 

  • Joining a collaborative team of specialists, you will be a strong team leader with a drive to deliver quality outcomes with efficiency and with a passion for continuous process improvement. 
  • Minimum Bachelor of Engineering in relevant field (Electrical / Automation / Mechatronics)
  • 3+ years in similar, complex electrical and automation leadership role, preferably in manufacturing environment.
  • Strong leadership and people management skills; experienced in leading technical teams and contractors preferred.
  • Experience in the start-up of technical equipment and/or production lines.
  • Ability of Self-Management following defined KPIs/Objectives, and proactively tracking them
  • Exposure to Total Productive Maintenance, Preventive Maintenance Planning and/or maintenance execution desired, but not required.


Applicants will be required to undergo pre-employment checks prior to appointment to this role.
Nestlé Gympie is a smoke free workplace with a drug & alcohol testing policy.


Applicants must have full Australian working rights  

 

Benefits


You will have the chance to work with an outstanding and highly engaged team, build and grow your career with an inclusive, global FMCG leader.

 

In addition, we offer:

  • Varied career experiences and personalised development support
  • Wellbeing benefits including vaccinations and health insurance discounts.
  • Diversity & Inclusion initiatives and program
  • Paid parental and partner leave.
  • Purchase Leave Scheme
  • Volunteering leave, Sports leave, Emergency Services leave.
  • Discounted Nestlé products


Our Story

 

  • Nestlé enjoys a reputation as one of the world’s largest FMCG companies and a leader in nutrition, health and wellness. Our inclusive and high-performance culture is a testament to the great training, development, rewards and recognition we extend to every member of our 5000-strong Oceania workforce.
  • You can realise your full potential at Nestlé, working among the leading teams in nutrition, health and wellness. As part of a global network, you can use your skills to influence others and make a positive impact where you own a piece of the action. 
  • At Nestlé, you will work in a supportive environment where your ideas and points of view will be championed by a collaborative team. Together, we will drive the strength of our brands, the quality of our products, and the future of our business. 
  • At Nestlé, you can make a difference to millions of lives, every single day. As a large, global company that’s driven by purpose, you and your team can add your piece of legacy of creating a better, healthier future. 
  • In return you will have the chance to work with an outstanding team, and build and grow your career with an inclusive, global FMCG leader.
  • Nestlé Oceania supports a culture of diversity and inclusion in all that we do. Take a look at Careers at Nestlé Australia | Nestlé Australia (nestle.com.au) to see some of the ways we live and practice this every day in our workplace.
  • For more information please visit our website Nestlé Australia Home | Nestlé Australia (nestle.com.au) or Our LinkedIn page http://www.linkedin.com/company/nestle-s-a-


Apply today!
 

Position Snapshot


Location: Gympie, QLD
Full time, permanent 
3+ years’ experience in a similar role

Position Summary


We have an exciting opportunity for an Electrical Automation (E&A) Engineer to join our team at the Gympie factory where we make our iconic coffee brands NESCAFÉ and INTERNATIONAL ROAST.

 

Your role will be to provide support for Nestlé’s Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), electrical and automation professional and technical operational activities (inc. CAPEX projects) in line with corporate guidelines; whilst ensuring that all MES-E&A activities enhance business objectives and plant operational performance without compromising health and safety, product quality, or the environment.


A day in the life…

 

  • Identify opportunities, create, and implement electrical, automation, and control systems to enhance the operational performance of the factory.
  • Provide advanced electrical automation engineering and technical support to trades and production teams.
  • Participate in Capital Investment projects, ensuring that the technical solution delivers within the expected quality standard, timeline, and budget. 
  • Preparation of the user and technical specs, coordinating the requirements of the main users (production, quality, etc.), follow up of the solution development, the pre-test, implementation, and training of operators and maintenance crews. 
  • Must fully understand the technical details of the MES-E&A solutions in all projects.
  • Ensure that all MES-E&A installations comply with safety, health, environment, product safety and product quality standards. 
  • Ensure that the key MES-E&A documentation is up to date and in practice. 
  • Ensure the application and compliance to MES-E&A related legislation (i.e., electrical, calibration, etc).
  • Play a key role in the continuous improvement of our factories through mastering the process and product characteristics. 
  • The MES-E&A engineer must have a deep insight of the processes, and continuously strive for the improvement of quality, safety or efficiency while protecting the technological know-how and competitive advantage.


What will make you successful

 

  • Joining a collaborative team of specialists, you will be a strong team leader with a drive to deliver quality outcomes with efficiency and with a passion for continuous process improvement. 
  • Minimum Bachelor of Engineering in relevant field (Electrical / Automation / Mechatronics)
  • 3+ years in similar, complex electrical and automation leadership role, preferably in manufacturing environment.
  • Strong leadership and people management skills; experienced in leading technical teams and contractors preferred.
  • Experience in the start-up of technical equipment and/or production lines.
  • Ability of Self-Management following defined KPIs/Objectives, and proactively tracking them
  • Exposure to Total Productive Maintenance, Preventive Maintenance Planning and/or maintenance execution desired, but not required.


Applicants will be required to undergo pre-employment checks prior to appointment to this role.
Nestlé Gympie is a smoke free workplace with a drug & alcohol testing policy.


Applicants must have full Australian working rights  

 

Benefits


You will have the chance to work with an outstanding and highly engaged team, build and grow your career with an inclusive, global FMCG leader.

 

In addition, we offer:

  • Varied career experiences and personalised development support
  • Wellbeing benefits including vaccinations and health insurance discounts.
  • Diversity & Inclusion initiatives and program
  • Paid parental and partner leave.
  • Purchase Leave Scheme
  • Volunteering leave, Sports leave, Emergency Services leave.
  • Discounted Nestlé products


Our Story

 

  • Nestlé enjoys a reputation as one of the world’s largest FMCG companies and a leader in nutrition, health and wellness. Our inclusive and high-performance culture is a testament to the great training, development, rewards and recognition we extend to every member of our 5000-strong Oceania workforce.
  • You can realise your full potential at Nestlé, working among the leading teams in nutrition, health and wellness. As part of a global network, you can use your skills to influence others and make a positive impact where you own a piece of the action. 
  • At Nestlé, you will work in a supportive environment where your ideas and points of view will be championed by a collaborative team. Together, we will drive the strength of our brands, the quality of our products, and the future of our business. 
  • At Nestlé, you can make a difference to millions of lives, every single day. As a large, global company that’s driven by purpose, you and your team can add your piece of legacy of creating a better, healthier future. 
  • In return you will have the chance to work with an outstanding team, and build and grow your career with an inclusive, global FMCG leader.
  • Nestlé Oceania supports a culture of diversity and inclusion in all that we do. Take a look at Careers at Nestlé Australia | Nestlé Australia (nestle.com.au) to see some of the ways we live and practice this every day in our workplace.
  • For more information please visit our website Nestlé Australia Home | Nestlé Australia (nestle.com.au) or Our LinkedIn page http://www.linkedin.com/company/nestle-s-a-


Apply today!
 

Gympie, QLD, AU, 4570

Gympie, QLD, AU, 4570

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