Process Control Engineer

Rio Tinto
Invercargill, NZ
Feb 23, 2021
Mar 25, 2021
Full Time
Process Control Engineer
  • Be part of a group that is safety driven and values inclusion
  • Join our global leading business offering outstanding personal development & global career opportunities
  • Permanent employment which includes a huge range of additional benefits

About the role

All progress begins with pioneers. At Rio Tinto, it begins with you.

We are currently looking for a Process Control Engineer to support and enhance a range of process control systems and applications in our aluminium casting facilities, based at our NZ Smelting Operation at Tiwai Point.

This is great opportunity for a detailed focused and highly motivated individual, contributing towards continuous improvement processes in the way that we operate. Working Monday to Friday and reporting to the Process Improvement Superintendent your focus will be on working to optimise process control strategy by controlling input and response parameters, monitoring key measures, troubleshooting, working with, and coaching our production teams. You will be passionate about continuous improvement, capable of managing projects to successful outcomes and delivering the best results for NZAS.

What you'll bring
  • A high commitment to the safety of yourself and your team.
  • A Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Metallurgy, Science or Mathematics or similar; or relevant experience in a technically focused industrial Process Control role;
  • Proven ability to analyse data using statistical tools to identify changes in the process;
  • Excellent communication skills and an ability to quickly create and maintain good working relationships at all levels;
  • Competency in planning and managing development projects;
  • Self-motivation and be keen to progress your career;
  • Basic SCADA and PLC understanding would be beneficial
  • Six Sigma qualifications are also desirable

This is a great opportunity for experienced Engineers, recent Graduates or technically skilled people with relevant practical experience to join a company with strong international links and development possibilities, where they will be rewarded with an attractive remuneration package including a generous superannuation scheme and employee benefits including relocation.

What we offer

Be recognised for your contribution, your thinking and your hard work, and go home knowing you've helped the world progress.
  • A work environment where safety is always the number one priority
  • A permanent position working directly for Rio Tinto
  • A competitive base salary reflective of your skills and experience with annual incentive program
  • Comprehensive medical benefits including subsidised private health insurance for employees and immediate family
  • Attractive share ownership plan
  • Company provided insurance cover
  • Extensive salary sacrifice & salary packaging options
  • Career development & education assistance to further your technical or leadership ambitions
  • Ongoing access to family-friendly health and medical wellbeing support
  • Leave for all of life's reasons (vacation/annual, paid parental, sick leave)

About Rio Tinto

Every idea, every innovation, every little thing the world calls 'progress' begins with a first step, and someone willing to take it: explorers, inventors, entrepreneurs. Pioneers.

For nearly 150 years, Rio Tinto has been a company of pioneers generations of people spanning the globe, all with the grit and vision to produce materials essential to human progress.

Our iron ore has shaped skylines from Shanghai to Sydney. Our aluminium the world's first to be certified "responsible" helps planes fly and makes cars lighter. Our copper helps wind turbines power cities and our boron helps feed the world, and explore the universe. Our diamonds help us celebrate the best parts of life.

Where you'll be working

Rio Tinto Aluminium Pacific Operations

Rio Tinto is a global leader in aluminium, one of the world's most widely used metals.

Active in the sector for more than 110 years, today we operate large-scale, high-quality bauxite mines and alumina refineries, and have the world's most modern and competitive aluminium smelter portfolio.

Our Pacific Operations sites are located along the east coast of Australia, at the tip of the Northern Territory and in New Zealand's south. With more than 6,000 employees, we operate a full value chain approachmining, refining and smelting. Our portfolio includes four bauxite mines, two refineries, four smelters and one power station, and is supported by technical experts located in our Brisbane hub, including a fully operational Operations Centre for our bauxite mines.

Every Voice Matters

At Rio Tinto, we particularly welcome and encourage applications from Indigenous people, women, the LGBTI+ community, mature workers, people with disabilities and people from different cultural backgrounds.

We are committed to an inclusive environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome they are essential to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or anything else that makes us different.