Great opportunity to join a global leading agribusiness group
Exciting Permanent Full-Time role based in a Nth Queensland location
Leading strategic group wide technical projects
Join a talented & supportive Production & Technology team
About the Business
Join the nation's leading sugar and renewable energy company - Wilmar Sugar! We are Australia's largest raw sugar manufacturer and exporter, we also generate green energy and produce much of Queensland's BioEthanol
We employ around 2,400 people across Australia and are always looking for people who are capable, innovative and passionate to join our team. We offer a diverse working environment that encourages our people to develop their skills and knowledge and to reach their full potential.
A challenging and rewarding opportunity exists for a suitably qualified SeniorProduction Technologist to join our Production and Technologist team. Preference is for this position to be based at our operational site located in Ingham, Nth Queensland.
Reporting into the General Manager Production & Technology, the purpose of this role is to provide strategic and targeted process engineering technical support to the regional operations an asset management teams for all aspects of sugarcane milling operations.
Some of the key responsibilities for this role are:
Support a continuous drive of safety improvement and compliance
Identify and make recommendation on improvement opportunities to be included in asset management and capital projects
Approve regional capital works projects
Identify and qualify new and innovative technology to improve the reliability and efficiency of factory equipment
Manage nominated research and business development projects for the group including assessment and development of priorities, interface with external research and development bodies, and managing purchase requisitions for projects
Contribute to the development of fellow technologists by sponsoring training and development initiatives and by coaching and mentoring
Provide comprehensive support to operational teams by identifying gaps in performance, proposing solutions and coaching through change
Review and report on factory performance and provide factory equipment performance reports
Support the development of the production teams across the group (actively participate in Production Superintendents meetings)
Contribute to the improvement of operator skills, knowledge and work practices
Maintain the knowledge management process associated with factory equipment and work practices including assisting in maintaining accurate technical resources
Being supportive of change, demonstrate initiative and work well under pressure
The ideal candidate should possess:
10+ years Sugar industry operational experience
Tertiary qualifications in a process engineering discipline or equivalent practical experience
Involvement in large capital works
Strong analytical skills
High levels of oral and written communication and practical problem solving skills
A high level of computer literacy
Proficiency in the use of SAP (or similar) software
In return, Wilmar Sugar offers a competitive remuneration package, the opportunity to work alongside like-minded individuals in a challenging and stimulating work environment as well as genuine opportunities for career growth and personal development.