Senior Project Engineer

Job Description

Job Opportunity

As a Senior Project Engineer, you will support capital, operational and major maintenance projects within your area of responsibility to ensure that the factory's assets and resources are optimized to meet the defined business requirements. This will involve overseeing and contributing to projects that enhance the overall efficiency and functionality of the factory, ultimately aligning with the organization's strategic objectives. This position will be based in Sarina but will be supplemented by occasional travel to our other eight Northern Queensland Milling locations as required.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Oversee a large and diverse portfolio of projects, ensuring effective coordination and management of all aspects, including project planning, resource allocation, risk assessment, and timeline adherence. Utilize comprehensive project management techniques to handle various project types and complexities, ensuring each project aligns with organizational goals and delivers optimal outcomes.

  • Collaborate with the Projects Manager to coordinate and manage the strategic program of works, including project documentation, external contract management, capital expenditure, and project team resources.

  • Work closely with Reliability Engineers, Services Engineers, and Planners on program scope and progress.

  • Engage with key stakeholders to ensure projects meet agreed milestone dates, performance standards, team capability, and effective problem resolution.

  • Conduct due diligence on submissions from the reliability team, complete project feasibility studies, and design necessary equipment and plant installations to achieve project goals.

  • Provide coaching and mentoring to Design, Project, and Reliability Engineers.

  • Audit compliance with reliability processes, work management practices, procedures, and technical standards related to Continuous Improvement.

The Successful Applicant

Our ideal candidate will hold Qualifications in Engineering, Project Management (or a relevant discipline) or be able to demonstrate equivalent practical experience within a similar role in a heavy industry environment. Previous experience within the sugar industry will be highly regarded. Ideally you will be familiar with systems such as SAP and Microsoft Office Suite (Including Microsoft Projects). We are particularly interested in candidates who possess strong mentoring and leadership abilities, as we believe in fostering a culture of continuous learning and professional development within our team.

What Wilmar will offer you

At Wilmar, you'll be embraced as a valued member of our team, appreciated for your unique contributions. We offer competitive pay and benefits, including additional leave and superannuation entitlements and exclusive partner discounts, enhancing your overall experience. Our emphasis on safety and innovation creates a supportive work environment where you can thrive.

Interested in Applying

If you believe you are a good fit for this role, we invite you to apply online via Wilmar Careers before midnight on 23rd June 2024, by clicking the "Apply" button. For any enquiries or assistance with the application process, please don't hesitate to contact Abi Eastwood on 4722 1985. We look forward to receiving your application.

About the Business

Wilmar Sugar and Renewables is Australia's largest Manufacturer and exporter of raw sugar, and among the top 10 producers globally.

We own and operate eight sugar factories across the Herbert, Burdekin, Proserpine and Sarina regions and employ more than 2,000 people during the annual sugar production season.

We are one of Australia's largest generators of renewable electricity from biomass and one of only two bioethanol producers in Australia. We are also the largest sugarcane grower in Australia and a leading supplier of sustainable liquid fertiliser and stockfeed products.