Electrical Project Engineer

Our client is a World leader in the Food Manufacturing Industry. They are now seeking an Electrical Project Engineer to assist in managing simultaneous projects from feasibility through to commissioning on enhancements to existing equipment as well as development of new projects through their Sydney based manufacturing plant.
You will be responsible for:
  • Taking an active role in protecting and promoting the Work Health & Safety of all Employees, Contractors and Sub-Contractors under your direction, or working within your area of responsibility.
  • Coordinating and overseeing the planning and implementing of assigned projects within the approved budget and timeframe.
  • The application of appropriate technology to optimise manufacturing process control systems and improve productivity and reduce costs.
  • Controlling the activities of assigned labour, and ensure that all work is carried out in a WH&S manner and conforms to regulatory and Company requirements regarding Safety, Environment and GMP.
  • The correct allocation of the Engineering Department’s operating expenses within allocated account codes. Advise the Engineering Manager of any divergence from the established budget.
  • Where applicable initiates and submits Capital Expenditures for assigned projects.
  • Liaising with all internal departments, and maintaining good working relationships with peer groups.
  • Liaising with statutory authorities such as local Council and other Government agencies, EPA or other relevant bodies to ensure that plant operation and project implementation meet regulatory requirements.
  • To undertake special assignments as requested by the Engineering Manager.
Ideally you will have:
  • Completed Electrical Engineering Diploma or Degree or similar
  • Experience with Allen Bradley and Modicon PLC’s or similar
  • Ideally hold a unrestricted NSW Electrical Licence
  • Ideally have experience in a Food & Beverage production and packaging environment or similar
  • The ability to effectively deal with multiple and conflicting priorities and extended hours from time to time.
  • Excellent communication skills in English
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in similar role
There is free onsite parking and this site is located close to public transport (bus stop).  

Please contact Michael Higgins at Ignite on 0433 216 424 for further information and/or email updated resume through the APPLY tab.
Sydney (Surry Hills)
Michael Higgins