Electrical & Controls Engineer

Job title : Electrical & Controls Engineer
Location : Victoria
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Contact name : Jamie Macdonald
Contact email : jmacdonald@sharpandcarter.com.au
Job reference : 1469375
Company Overview:
A global FMCG with household names which has a strong emphasis on innovation to ensure they are always making great tasting foods. Due to continued focus on best practice engineering, they are looking for a Electrical and Control Systems Engineer at a regional location in Victoria.

Position Overview:
Our client is currently in search of a talented Electrical Controls Engineer to join its team at their facility dedicated to achieving excellence in food manufacturing. As a key player in the industry, the company is committed to delivering top-notch products and is looking for a skilled professional to contribute to the success of its operations.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Design, develop, and implement the electrical control systems for the manufacturing machinery and processes.
  • Collaborate with the projects and maintenance teams to understand project requirements and provides technical expertise in the development and optimization of control systems.
  • Conduct detailed analysis and troubleshooting of electrical systems, ensuring reliability and efficiency in production processes.
  • Develop and modify PLC programs, HMI applications, SCADA, MES and other control software to meet the evolving needs of the production environment.
  • Implements and oversees preventative maintenance programs for electrical control systems.
  • Stays abreast of industry trends, advancements, and emerging technologies to recommend and integrate innovative solutions.
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or Diploma in relative engineering field with additional trade qualifications.
  • Proven experience in designing and implementing electrical control systems, preferably in the food manufacturing industry.
  • Proficiency in PLC programming, HMI development, and industrial communication protocols.
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills with the ability to work efficiently under pressure.
  • Knowledge of regulatory standards and codes related to electrical control systems in the manufacturing sector.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams
What’s in it for you?
  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
  • Opportunity to work with a market leading organisation with a strong focus on automation and systems improvement.
  • Opportunities for professional development and advancement.
  • A positive and collaborative work environment.
If you are a motivated Electrical Controls Engineer with a passion for innovation and you are invited to apply below or submit your resume to jmacdonald@sharpandcarter.com.au
Please include "Electrical Controls Engineer Application - [your Name]" in the subject line and ideally include a few bullet points that relate your previous experiences to the responsibilities above.
Our client is an equal opportunity employer. The company celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. It encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply.
Join the company in making a positive impact on the environment through sustainable engineering projects!