Process Engineer

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As part of the Nippon Paper Group, Opal is one of Australasia’s leading packaging and paper companies and we employ more than 4,500 team members across our operations. We manufacture goods that you see, touch and use every day and our customer base includes some of the biggest names in FMCG, Retail and Fresh Produce.  
We stand for innovation, smart solutions and sustainability and this is an exciting time to join us as we build our own unique culture fuelled by confidence, energy and passion.   

Make a tree-change to a regional location without sacrificing your career!   


Discover the Opportunity
The Opal Australian Paper Division is the home of Reflex and is a leading employer in the beautiful Latrobe Valley. With over 850 team members on site, the Maryvale Paper Mill is the largest manufacturing plant in the Opal portfolio.     
The role of Process Engineer provides technical expertise and support toward process and pulp quality improvements to the increased capability of the Maryvale Mill. 
This will include;

  • Drive the identification of process improvement initiatives.
  • Determine and implement opportunities for improvement in safety, productivity, efficiency, elimination of waste and cost.
  • Maintain and prepare SOPs of industrial processes as required.
  • Assist in capital projects from initial design, procurement, installation, and management of activities to commissioning, whilst strictly adhering to all project governance and approval requirements and meeting target goals.
  • Liaises and actively engage with both internal and external stakeholders to ensure project’s requirements.

Discover Yourself

This is an outstanding opportunity for an up and coming Process Engineer who enjoys bouncing between high value strategic initiatives and day to day critical operational matters. It would appeal to someone who loves being close to the action where things are made (and working closely with the people that make them!) We embrace diversity in all its forms and we look for curious individuals who thrive in an environment of change. Specifically for this role, we expect you will have;
•    Tertiary Qualification in Engineering or science related field.
•    2-3 years Process Engineering experience within a manufacturing environment.
•    Previous experience in the Paper/Pulp Industry highly advantageous.
•    High level of written & verbal communication skills.
•    Data rational – high level of data analysis skills.
•    The ability to cope with changing priorities.
•    Flexibility to work in a fast paced manufacturing environment.
•    Highly organised individual.

For more information please contact Dean Jones on 0491158351 or jump right in by sending us your CV.
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