Improvement Engineer
Horotiu, Waikato, New Zealand
2d ago

Job Description

AFFCO are seeking a passionate Improvement Engineer to join their Engineering team.

The ideal candidate will have project management experience, driving the project from scoping stage to delivery of new or amended assets.

It includes identification of, but principally the delivery of automation projects. Tasks will include costing, preparation of payback and, depending on size and complexities of the project, project management of the install through to commissioning.

You will also need to manage any additional secondary effects to ensure the smooth running of our plants for all our front line plant process workers.

You are to work with both our trades and operations teams to ensure your projections align with their needs. You will also work closely with contractors to scope and tender each project.

Key objectives :

  • Identify and propose effective solutions toward the improvement of processing capabilities and process optimization and utilization of plant machinery.
  • Prepare cost saving business cases which include detailed capex preparation, project timelines, cost quotations and payback calculations.
  • Development of Standard Operating Procedures to ensure machinery / product is being utilsied effectively and is fit for purpose.
  • Effectively implement change management processes while striving for continuous improvement.
  • This position is primarily located at Horotiu in the Waikato region however, does require frequent domestic travel to sites based on the projects you are assigned.


    The successful applicants will demonstrate the following :

  • Holds a Engineering degree or other relevant tertiary qualification
  • Strong communication skills to effectively communicate with all key stakeholders including the Trades team, operations team and external consultants, contractors and suppliers on a regular basis.
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