Industrial Maintenance Electrician

Industrial Maintenance Electrician

Posted 3 weeks ago

Infraworks are recruiting for a global powerhouse in cereals and snacks and they make some of Australia’s favourite foods. Their iconic brands include Nutri-Grain, Special K, Sultana Bran and Coco Pops (cereals), LCMs and Pringles (snacks).

You will be joining the team at a Manufacturing Plant in Botany that specializes in producing a diverse range of ready-to-eat cereals. Your role will involve overseeing the electrical and instrumentation functions of the Kellogg plant during the night shift, following a 4 on 4 off roster from 7 pm to 7 am. You will report to both the Shift Manager and Maintenance Manager, and collaborate closely with maintenance personnel, electricians, fitters, and various departments including processing, packaging, warehousing, quality, and project engineering.

Key responsibilities include:

· First point of contact for all electrical issues on shift, responsible for organising and implementing all repairs.

· Required to direct and supervise contractor support resources.

· Responsible for maintaining the functionality of the plant from an electrical and instrumentation perspective to improve operability, reliability and equipment availability.

· Troubleshoot electrical problems and eliminate causes of machine downtime responding to breakdowns to minimise production disruption.

· Responsible for monitoring equipment efficiency, supporting Production Managers in handover meetings and assessing electrical priorities for each shift.

· Work with Engineering to identify and design equipment improvement modifications to reduce downtime and waste. Provide advice as an electrical expert on shift.

· Responsible for completing preventative maintenance activities as per schedule to improve plant reliability, and reporting results to Maintenance and Production management.

· Ensure adherence to all standard work processes, including KWS processes, auditing quality of work against standards.

· Ensure all electrical work adheres to regulatory compliance requirements i.e. GMP, HACCP, EHS.

Skills, experience & attributes sought:

· Licensed Electrical Trade

· Significant industrial experience – Ideally in a food manufacturing environment

· Ability to work independently and direct support resources effectively

· Instrument trade experience and post-trade courses ie Allan Bradley, Modicon, Siemens PLS, AC/DC desired

· Agility and responsiveness to changing priorities

· Strong written and verbal communication skills, coupled with the ability to influence at various levels and build strong relationships at all levels

Benefits, culture & company:

You will be working for a company that makes great food and hire great people!

As an individual, you can grow and develop your career with the support of your manager and development programs.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that aims to provide an inclusive work environment involving everyone and embracing the diverse talent of its people.

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