Processing Engineer
Rio Tinto
Weipa, QLD, Australia
1d ago

About the role

We are looking for experienced Process Engineer who will be responsible for working with the Northern and Southern plant operations and maintenance teams to improve plant availability and reduce downtime to safely achieve the production plan.

The principal accountabilities of the Process Engineer role include :

  • Participate in daily process operations by analysing process data, reviewing data collection, and observing work practices to determine optimum state;
  • Working within an integrated operational team to improve control systems, prioritise maintenance and schedule activities to meet the Bauxite supply chain goals;
  • Being visible in the field - coach operations teams on the critical processes of the Beneficiation Plant and set and uphold standards of operations;
  • Identifying, supporting and implementing process improvement projects to debottleneck plants
  • Identifying and implementing Cost reductions / transformation projects to achieve site transformation targets;
  • Daily / Weekly / Monthly reporting;
  • Promoting accountability through weekly production meetings
  • About you

    To be successfully considered for this role, you will have :

  • Relevant Engineering Degree (Process Engineer preferred) combined with proven experience in a similar heavy industrial environment.
  • Demonstrated commitment to safety
  • Lead by example in all aspects of the role.
  • Diplomacy and open communication skills to influence direct and encourage employee input and behaviour.
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills including the use of Lean / Six Sigma tools
  • Demonstrated ability to rigorously analyse data and provide solutions to process issues
  • Excellent MS Office suite, literacy, numeracy and report writing skills
  • Previous experience in Process Engineering software / computer skills
  • Strong interpersonal and team skills
  • Where you will be working

    Rio Tinto Weipa is located 900km north-west of Cairns on the Gulf of Carpentaria and has been operating for over 50 years.

    Over the years, it has developed into a vibrant and diverse cultural hub of the Western Cape. Weipa offers a coastal community rich in geographical beauty and cultural heritage that provides families with opportunities to participate in leisure activities, sports and community events.

    With a strong sense of community, the region has plenty of natural beauty to offer including the opportunities for boating, fishing, camping and exploring.

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