Automation and Controls Engineer - Manufacturing

 
  • Fortescue Metals Group Ltd
  • Australia, WA
  • Apr 29, 2022
Engineering Full-time

Job Description:

At Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) we are leading the global energy transition by developing a portfolio of renewable energy and green hydrogen projects. Our large scale, low-cost hydropower, geothermal, solar and wind assets will support establishment of green energy and green product industries around the world. FFI is committed to building thriving communities by delivering social, environmental and economic benefits.

Automation and Controls Engineer - Manufacturing

Work Location: Gladstone, Queensland

FFI is transforming regional Australia through green industry manufacturing with a Global Green Energy Manufacturing Centre (GEM) in Gladstone, Queensland. Stage one of the six-stage project will establish Australia’s first multi-gigawatt-scale electrolyser factory – a world-class facility with an initial capacity of 2 gigawatts (GW) per annum – more than doubling current global production.

Fortescue plans to establish its first Vocational Training and Employment centre (VTEC) in Queensland at GEM, in addition to Trade Up and Leadership and Excellence programs, with a strong focus on giving a hand up to Traditional Custodians.

The Automation and Controls Engineer - Manufacturing supports the Plant Engineering team to conduct all activities within agreed operating, maintenance guidelines and procedures to increase the overall efficiency of the equipment and production lines. This person will also continually work to optimize the process, equipment and maintenance program to achieve overall process efficiency and cost reduction.

Key accountabilities will include:

Qualifications and skills required:

Candidates must be able to bring a flexible mindset, challenge traditional thinking, and be prepared to work outside of their comfort zone

At Fortescue, we treat our team mates as though they are family. We appreciate everyone’s contribution and know that a diverse workforce creates a safer, more engaged and productive working environment.

Our aim is to have a workforce that reflects the community in which we live, and we encourage females, Aboriginal Australians, those identifying as LGBTIQ+, people of all ages and culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for this role.

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Fortescue reserves the right to close applications early should a suitable pool of candidates be identified