Automation & Controls Engineer

Job Title: Automation & Controls Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent / Full Time
Location: Northern Suburbs Melbourne
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH15366_1525054184
Contact Name: Scott Logan
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 30, 2018 03:10

Job Description

About the company

This Australian manufacturing company is a highly successful multi-generational privately owned business. This is not, however, your typical private company in that they are prepared to invest heavily into their operations including a new production line being installed this year, and a dedication to innovation with ongoing joint ventures with the CSIRO. This is a business not only with a drive to achieve commercial success, but one that is also values driven to do the right thing to drive a successful future in Australian manufacturing.

About the role

As the Automation and Controls Engineer you will be working in a broad plant based engineering role that has been newly created due to the significant level of automation investment in recent times and expected into the future. You will support automated systems across site, support oprations to troubleshoot and resolve automation and controls related issues, monitor the process to identify and implement efficiency and process improvements, deliver automation and robotics capital projects, and recommend new ways to automate processes across the business from materials receival through to despatch.

About you

We're looking for the following:

  • Electrical or mechatronics engineering degree
  • Plant based engineering experience
  • Experience supporting a manufacturing operation day to day
  • Experience working on capital projecs
  • Sound technical knowledge as it relates to manfuacturing automation and controls
  • Experience delivering automation and controls based process improvements
  • Strong communication and stakeholder engagement skills


This is a role where you can make a huge contribution to an Autralian owned business, as a newly created role there are a lot of immediate improvements that you can sinj your teeth into, and become a tremendously valuable asset to the team as the subject matter expert for automation within a highly automated operation. This is a business that is family oriented, that cares about people, and where you can see the personal effects of your contribution to the business working alongside business ownership.

How to apply

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