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Laminex Australia
VIC - Ballarat & Central Highlands
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Job Advertisement: Process Engineer - Wendouree Manufacturing Plant, Ballarat Facility

Laminex: Celebrating 90 Years of Crafting Australian Spaces

Laminex has been a cornerstone of Australian manufacturing for 90 years, specializing in a wide array of products for both commercial and residential settings. Our commitment to innovation, excellence, and design has established us as industry leaders, continuously improving the spaces where Australians live and work.

The Role:
We are on the lookout for a Process Engineer with a mechanical engineering background to become an integral part of our Wendouree manufacturing team. This role is crucial for operational excellence on our paper treating line, with a focus on troubleshooting performance and quality issues, and leading process improvement initiatives. This position is ideal for recent graduates or individuals with 1-2 years of post-graduation experience who are ready to work closely with process operators to drive continuous improvements.

Working Hours: Full-time, Monday to Friday, 7:00 am - 3:30 pm (flexible).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Daily troubleshooting of performance and quality issues on the paper treating line.
  • Implementation and leadership of process improvement initiatives.
  • Effective collaboration with process operators to ensure operational excellence.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Must hold a formal qualification in Chemical Engineering - Bachelor or Masters level.
  • Possesses a strong foundation in process knowledge, particularly in paper or chemical processing industries.
  • Demonstrates leadership capabilities, ideally with at least 2 years of professional management experience or is a highly motivated recent graduate.
  • Exhibits high literacy and communication skills.
  • Is proficient in the Microsoft suite (Excel & Word), with good computer skills.
  • Understands relevant OH&S regulations, Australian Standards, and systems such as ISO 9001 & ISO 14001.

Perks & Benefits:

  • Parental Leave: Take advantage of our leading parental leave policy, offering extensive support for both primary and secondary carers.
  • Staff Discounts: Enjoy significant discounts across all Fletcher Building brands, including Laminex.
  • Career Development: Grow in an environment that values your professional development, with ample opportunities for career advancement.

Join Our Journey:
Laminex is more than a workplace; it’s a community committed to excellence, innovation, and creating beloved spaces for Australians. We're seeking individuals eager to make an impact. With our Circle Back Initiative, we ensure every applicant is acknowledged for their dedication.

Apply Today:
Embrace the opportunity to make a meaningful contribution to the aesthetic and functional quality of Australian spaces. Join Laminex Australia – your work is our shared future.