Automation Lead Engineer

Location: Balclutha,
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: JO-1908-170942
Salary: NZD0 - NZD120000 per annum

If who you work for, is as important to you as where you work, then this could potentially be your dream job. This global company doesn't just pay lip service to safety, quality, health and wellness -- they actually care about it! In short, they're all about bringing health through food to as many people as possible.

Joining this business, you'll have the stunning scenery and recreation opportunities offered by the South Island - right on your doorstep -- from the Catlans and Wanaka to Queenstown and the sounds.

Your role will involve leading and representing all automation in all site CAPEX projects. Prepare and maintain standard documentation to be supplied for every project and follow up with project engineers to ensure that documentation is updated for all projects. Maintain a change management system that involves all stakeholders, creates a log of changes to automation systems. Define a standard procedure on how to conduct an automation related project or improvement activity in the plant. The main task at hand however it to develop and lead the site automation roadmap.

The successful candidate will have at least 5-6 years' experience in an industrial automation engineering/maintenance role. They will have the ability to perform subscribed automation works and can understand complex electrical schematics for problem solving purposes. A high level of fault finding ability and able to work and make decisions without supervision In return, you can look forward to an attractive salary (that will take you a lot further in the South Island) negotiable relocation assistance, and the opportunity to be part of an open, enthusiastic, authentic and humanist team. Naturally, there are also a wide range of health and wellbeing benefits, including health cover, health advice, personal development and plenty of ways to celebrate, be recognized, rewarded and have fun.

If you're keen to enjoy the best of both worlds -- an amazing company in a one-of-a-kind location, get in touch now. Contact Annie O'Keefe at Frog Recruitment by applying below!