Senior Process Technology Engineer- Power Recovery

The Company

Australian Paper is one of Australia’s best known and most iconic heavy process manufacturing organisations. Australian Paper is fully owned by Japanese global giant Nippon Paper, which is one of the top 10 paper manufacturers in the world today. At Australian Paper, Maryvale Mill we value diversity in our workforce to support an inclusive workplace culture. As an equal opportunity employer we are dedicated to have a workforce that reflects the diverse community we serve. If you would like to work for company that is passionate about its future and values its people then we encourage you to apply.

With a well-earned reputation as an employer of choice, Australian Paper employs over 900 staff at its state of the art paper mill. Using highly sophisticated equipment and the latest in cutting-edge technology, Australian Paper delivers a premium product that is recognised as world class.

The Position

The Chemical Recovery and Power Operations are the heart of the Maryvale site providing economic viability and sustainability to our other operations. By supplying quality chemicals to the pulping process, while also producing steam and electricity for paper machine operations.

Technical process expertise is a key element to the success of our business. We recognise the need to acquire additional personnel to strengthen the technical skills available for the Chemical Recovery and Power operations team. In addition there is also increased demand for these skills – due to significant planned investment in this area of the business.

We are committed to ensuring high quality training and development of our technical personnel from industry experts.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Delivering process solutions in relation to environmental compliance, liquor cycle chemistry, production bottlenecks and process efficiency. There would be wide exposure to all aspects of chemical engineering unit operations in a continuous manufacturing environment.
  • Provide information and advice to achieve Power Recovery group goals.

  • Provide project scope and design for capital expenditure projects.

  • Contribute, manage and lead continuous improvement projects to achieve successful outcomes.

  • Provide process engineering expertise across the wide area of Power Recovery unit operations, including recovery boiler, water filtration, boiler water treatment, power generation, black liquor evaporation, Causticising, lime kiln and effluent treatment operations.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will hold tertiary qualification in Engineering or related Science with a minimum of 5 years’ post graduate work experience preferably in an industrial manufacturing environment or related field.

Possessing a passion for learning new things and exceptional problem-solving skills specifically related to a complex process environment, are essential to be successful in the role. Working autonomously within a team environment your ability to demonstrate ingenuity, commitment and sound technical leadership skills will be highly regarded.

How to Apply

If you believe you possess the appropriate experience required for the roles, please forward a resume and a cover letter addressing the above criteria.

Applications close on the Tuesday, 28 February 2017 and should be marked as follows:

Human Resources Department
Australian Paper Maryvale Mill
PO Box 37
Morwell VIC 3840
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