Automation Project Engineer

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

About the company

Arguably one of Australia's most desirable employers for engineers and scientists, this ASX listed multi-national giant has at the very least produced enviable commercial results year on year, creating significant opportunities for their stakeholders both internal and external. They are currently delivering one of their most ambitious projects to date, central to which is a large expansion to their physical operations here in Australia.

About the role

This role as an Automation Project Engineer will execute packages of automation and controls work within a broader project structure. Working closely with other engineering disciplines and with vendors/suppliers, you will have work ranging from concept to completion stages - ensuring the most suitable solutions and scoped and procured, contributing heavily during installation and commissioning, and ensuring that completed projects meet quality compliance and regulatory standards.

About you

We're looking for a skilled automation and controls engineer who has experience working on capital projects:

  • Engineering degree (likely electrical, electronic or mechatronic)
  • End to end capital project execution experiene
  • Process industry experience preferred (beverage, dairy, water treatment, pharmaceutical, oil, petrochem etc)
  • Experience working with suppliers/vendors
  • Strong technical PLC and DCS experience (Siemens preferred)
  • Proven stakeholder engagement and influence ability


Most engineers in the manufacturing space will never see a project of this size, so this is a chance to gain experience that any future employer will find very attractive, you will be working with state of the art technology and within a large and well established team of skilled people on a huge project - whether this ends up bein a long term thing, or just for the duration of the project itself, it will be a valuable development opportunity.

How to apply

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