Automation & Controls Engineer

Location: Northern Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria
Job Type: Contract or Temp
Contact: Scott Logan

About the company

This is a successful Australian owned manufacturing business in the personal and consumer goods space with a significant export portfolio and close customer relationships. With continued investment in their local operations and their physical plant assets they have identified a need to bring in another automation engineer to support an already well established team. Their plant is highly automated and they have a high level of drive to adopt advanced manufacturing principles such as industry 4.0.

About the role

The Automation & Controls Engineer role is broad in nature, it does not focus on any one specific area of plant operation, rather it supports everything - capital project delivery, process improvements, troubleshooting of plant issues to deliver increased reliability.

About you

We're looking for a capable Automation Engineer who can work with a good degree of autonomy

  • Relevant engineering degree, likely Electrical
  • Experienced within manufacturing businesses
  • Exposure to highly automated sites and processes
  • Strong knowledge of Siemens S7 PLC and associated equipment
  • Broad experience across projects and operations support


If you're in a situation to consider working as a contractor, this role is likely to extend into the long term with a good degree of stability. The culture in this business is very positive, and the leadership have a particular focus on team harmony and creating opportunities for their people to grow and develop. There is a lot of investment in the business occuring, which is also creating opportunities such as this brand new role. The rate being paid is somewhat flexible, to meet the skills and experience of the successful person.

How to apply

Click on the APPLY button or contact Scott Logan for a confidential conversation on 03 8613 3551