Electrical Engineer

Job No: 125597
Location: Matraville

  • Are you an experienced electrical engineer, looking for a hands-on and highly varied position?
  • Join a Global Industry Leader and be part of building Australia's homes!
  • Attractive remuneration, strong job stability, and fantastic career progression opportunities!

Deliver solutions that build Australia.

We span 130 countries and have been around since 1932, but one thing remains unchanged: we strive to be a global leader in construction materials and serve our customers by providing best-quality products and systems backed by expertise, service and support.

We’re part of building Australia’s homes, hospitals, communities and more through the innovative solutions we supply to the construction industry and through the people who grow their careers with us.

Join us, be part of the solution and continue to build our tradition of being the best.

About the Opportunity

Knauf is currently looking for an Electrical Engineer to join their team on a full-time basis. You will be based at their manufacturing facility in Matraville, NSW, with occasional travel to their QLD or VIC facilities if required.

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, this is a hands-on role that will see you responsible for the general servicing and continuous improvement of production equipment, troubleshooting issues and providing advice where needed, also leading the commission and installation of new electrical equipment and the end-to-end management of new capital projects.

  • Troubleshooting PLC and HMI issues;
  • Modifying HMI graphics and tying tags back to PLC;
  • Creating and updating electrical and mechanical drawings;
  • Designing electrical motor and control circuitry around variable speed drives;
  • Managing a range of multidisciplinary contractors for projects as required; and
  • Promoting a positive, safe work culture with internal staff and contracts.

Who is Knauf looking for?

To be considered for this role, you will be a qualified Electrical Engineer and hold, or be willing and eligible to obtain, a Restricted Electrical License.

You will be highly experienced in PLC and HMI troubleshooting, as well as data server administration, and be proficient in the following:

  • AutoCAD or similar CAD software;
  • Microsoft Project
  • Rockwell FactoryTalk HMI;
  • Rockwell Historian;
  • Rockwell Asset Centre;
  • Rockwell Vantage Point; and
  • Rockwell ControlLogix.

With a strong background in electrical/mechanical drawing creation and circuit design, you will be genuinely committed to innovation and be able to identify areas for improvement and lead the change process. Experience with or willingness to learn the Plaster Milling/Calcining process would be highly regarded.

You will need excellent communication skills and the ability to engage with a wide range of stakeholders, including Knauf staff and multidisciplinary contractors. Able and willing to provide advice, share your expertise, and help out wherever needed, you'll be a natural team player and promote a safe work culture at all times.

As this is a fast-paced manufacturing environment, your strong attention to detail and ability to operate at a productive pace for extended periods of time will go a long way to ensuring your success. You will understand the importance of getting issues or problems resolved in a timely manner, with experience in a similar continuous manufacturing environment highly regarded.

Why Join Our Team?

These are the things that we're proud to offer our people:

PRIDE: Join the global leaders in lightweight construction materials.

OPPORTUNITY: Progress your career in a performance culture that spans 130 countries.

REWARD: Fulfil your potential, be recognised for your commitment to succeed and drive your own future.

SUSTAINABILITY: Be part of a global company that has thrived since 1932 and is passionate about thriving into the future through economic, social and environmental sustainability.

CHANGE: Challenge yourself by embracing innovation and growth with us.

In addition to the above, you will be rewarded with an attractive remuneration package, commensurate with your skills and experience.

You'll also be joining a supportive and professional team in a state-of-the-art facility, with the added job stability and backing of a global organisation offering ongoing opportunities for career advancement and training.


For an opportunity to progress your career with a Global Industry Leader - Apply Now!

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