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Graduate Electrical Engineer - Immediate Start

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Godfrey Hirst Australia has over 150 years of manufacturing experience and is now part of the world’s largest flooring manufacturer, Mohawk Industries.

The Godfrey Hirst & Mohawk team is always looking for ‘Difference Makers’ to help us generate innovative flooring solutions to create more beautiful, comfortable and sustainable flooring products.

As Australasia’s largest carpet manufacturer, we have three state of the art manufacturing plants based in Geelong, and we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Electrical Engineer to join our Engineering Department.

About the Role

Working in the Engineering Department, you’ll work alongside the Senior Electrical Engineer, Process Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, Systems Software Engineer, and contract electrical and mechanical personnel.

You will focus on supporting our manufacturing plants by maintaining equipment ensuring any plant/machinery breakdowns are kept to a minimum.

Working closely with our various Production Managers, you will ensure the reliability of electrical systems and controls throughout our plants/lines.

You will assist in the design and specification of electrical systems, commissioning of automation upgrades, and modifications to manufacturing machinery and processes. You will contribute to power system design and maintenance, PLC/HMI programming and commissioning, and work with industrial instrumentation and control devices.

About the Successful Candidate

To be successful in this role you will be enthusiastic with a positive attitude to teams, learning, safety and the environment. You will also have a track record of bringing innovation to complex problems.

You will have proven experience in programming Rockwell/Allen Bradley, Siemens, Omron PLC systems and possess 3-5 years post qualification experience (holding an electrical engineering degree). You will also have experience working with a range of industrial automation and control systems.

Working experience with Citect and AutoCAD would be advantageous.

You will have the ability to write technical documentation and communicate detailed requirements to other members of project teams and have demonstrated hands on experience leading full end-to-end projects from an electrical perspective.

With demonstrated PLC platform processors experience including programming, you will also have a focus on industrial machine wiring and automation. You have the technical capabilities to work with electrical schematics to provide customised solutions that apply within the manufacturing industry.

Electrical licence will be desirable but not essential.

An attractive salary (based on experience) is on offer.

About the Next Step

Do more with Mohawk and Godfrey Hirst as a World of Opportunities awaits.

If you wish to join a multi-billion-dollar Fortune 500 global leader in flooring, we welcome your application.

Please include a full academic transcript/statement of results, your resume and cover letter outlining how you are collaborative, resilient and thorough.

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Closed a year ago
Closed a year ago
  • Job type:Entry Level Jobs
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  • Work rights:

    Australian Permanent Resident, New Zealand

  • Locations:

    Regional Victoria

  • Closing Date:10th Jun 2021, 1:59 pm


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