Electrical Technical Officer - Toolara site

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Trades
  • Business Group:Laminex AU
  • Location:Gympie
  • Job Reference:LAM/29776
  • Closing Date:24 Dec 2022


About Laminex Australia

We’ve been a part of the iconic Australian design landscape for over 85 years. Only a few short years after Australian’s fell in love with Vegemite, families were spreading their toast in kitchens and on tables made by us. We’ve come a long way. 

Today, you’ll see Laminex on surfaces everywhere you look - be it hospitals, shopping centres, restaurants or your home. We manufacture and procure a broad range of products for commercial and residential use such as laminate, engineered stone and veneers so that all Australians can live in beautiful, practical spaces. 

About the Role

Being one of Australia’s leading manufacturers in the building & interiors industry requires ongoing support and maintenance of electrical equipment.  As a result, we are seeking an experienced and safety orientated Electrical Technical Officer at our Toolara site, based near Gympie in QLD.

The successful candidate will be an electrician with an electrical qualification or instrumentation qualification as well as extensive PLC experience, including fault finding and PLC programming of Allen Bradley.

This will be a Monday - Friday salaried role. 

Your responsibilities:
Maintain the integrity of the Plant manufacturing control systems and networks
Provide support to the Electrical team on developmental work and  fault finding
Recommend and implement control system modifications to improve productivity and safety
Provide support for planning and specifying control systems for all on-site capital works
Optimise existing Plant machinery and processes to consistently provide maximum output / throughput
Provide project supervision.

Your skills and experience:
Electrical or Instrumentation trade qualification 
Intimate understanding and knowledge of PLC and SCADA systems including the ability to program 
Project supervision experience
Previous experience in an industrial/manufacturing setting
Experience in controlling manufacturing operating systems

In return you’ll be joining one of Australia’s most dynamic and respected brands situated in an award winning Gympie. We’re a part of the Fletcher Building Group, with operations in Australia and New Zealand. The Fletcher Building family is a global community of people who celebrate each other’s experience, skills and individuality to create amazing work. With that, comes a lot of opportunity. 

Are you ready to start your next chapter at one of Australia’s Top-10 "Best Places to Work"?
Apply now or contact Lachlan from Laminex for a confidential discussion on 0456 918 772