Share this job:

Process Engineer - East Tamaki

Employment Type:  Permanent (Full Time)
Business Area:  Operations & Commercial
Division:  Operations

Auckland, Auckland, NZ

About our team

We are proud to be the largest integrated edible oils business in Australia and New Zealand, producing a wide range of quality food ingredients and animal feed products including specialist ingredients for infant nutrition.

About the role

GrainCorp is currently seeking a CI Process Engineer / Implementation Manager based at our site in East Tamaki, to lead improvements through identification and resolution of inefficiencies, and deployment of continuous improvement methodologies across the site. The responsibilities of the role will also include:

  • Responsibility for optimisation of all site production processes, including troubleshooting and correcting processing issues
  • Delivering process design and optimisation, software specifications, mechanical specifications and product development, for both new and existing plant and equipment to ensure the Company achieves its business objectives
  • Developing and maintaining positive relationships and engagement with operations staff to facilitate process changes, coaching, training and CI initiatives
  • Providing Project Management of capital projects
  • Offering engineering and technical support to external foods customers when required.

About your experience

Candidates will have a relevant Engineering qualification with experience in an industrial or food manufacturing environment. Candidate will also display:

  • Experience in an industrial or food manufacturing environment, preferably in a vegetable oil processing or similar industry
  • Good knowledge and application of such knowledge of all statutory and legal requirements as it relates to safety and the environment
  • Sound knowledge of current and emerging industry best maintenance practices
  • Solid experience and commitment to Safety, Health and Environment
  • Experience with systems and standards particularly SQF, RMP, AS/NZS 4801 and ISO 14001
  • Ability to maintain budgets and coordinate projects and achieve planned timelines
  • SAP experience desirable
  • Successful track record in managing contractors, particularly in manufacturing environments.

In addition to providing proof of working rights and suitable professional referees, progressed candidates will be required to undertake a pre-employment medical. 

Do you share our passion for contributing to the success of a diverse, international team?

At GrainCorp, we value and respect the different perspectives and experiences our people bring to work each day. We aim to increase the diversity of our workforce – leading to a range of different thinking, perspectives and ideas that create the innovation we need to drive better business results. We aim to have a work environment where everyone feels included and everyone can realise their full potential.