Automation Engineer - Contract role

Automation Engineer - Contract role

Job Title: Automation Engineer - Contract role
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne
Reference: 2555741456
Contact Name: Cameron Rosie
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 22, 2019 13:22

Job Description

Automation Engineer - Contract 

Our client, a leading Steel manufacturing company are looking to recruit a Senior Automation Engineer to their growing site team south of Melbourne, to work on a variety of exciting upgrade projects. 

 The client is looking for:

• At least 5 years' experience in Controls/Automation engineering, preferably within the heavy engineering industries. (Steel, Oil & Gas, Water, Mining etc.)
• A good working knowledge of PLC programming is essential. 
• Working knowledge and understanding of Australian building codes and standards
• A relevant tertiary qualification in Electrical/Controls engineering. 

 You will be responsible for; 

• Monitoring and managing system hardware performance
• Ensuring system software management and backups
• Providing technical support to reliability investigations
• Providing technical support to Work co-ordinators in procedure development and job planning
• Providing technical support to Maintenance Strategists in strategy development
• Liaising with process analysts and other manufacturing resources using appropriate measures of process and equipment performance to identify priority work
• Assisting with monitoring and managing key product and process variables (reviews process through level 2/3 logging systems performance)
• Providing technical up skilling to others as required.
• Ensuring that all design proposals are taken through appropriate processes (eg. Design review, hazop, etc) to ensure safe and successful outcomes.
• Planning and executing small step improvement projects from inception to operations
• Leading improvements resulting from failure investigations and approved quality improvements.
• Assisting with engineering specification of system upgrade / change requirements (including ongoing audits)
• Specifying and auditing significant improvement projects in the manufacturing area.

In return for your skills you will be rewarded by joining a leading Steel Manufacturing company working on some excellent upgrade projects with a real chance to develop your professional career. 

If you want to apply, please contact Cameron on 0385353100 / 0406 422 318 or email for more details.

Please note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.