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Manufacturing Excellence
Senior Process & Automation Engineer
Sydney West
Permanent Full Time

At Lion, we enrich our world everyday by championing sociability and helping people to live well. As one of Australasia’s largest food and beverage companies, we represent premium brands in the dairy juice, soy, beer cider, fine wine, spirits, alcoholics ready-to drinks and non-alcoholic beverages categories.

Our Wetherill Park site has undergone a recent multi-million-dollar upgrade and delivers a vast range of our local and international brands within our dairy portfolio. We now have an opportunity for the right person to join our passionate business as a Senior Process & Automation Engineer.


Reporting to the Engineering & Reliability leader, you will be local expert for automation & process controls for a site that manufactures flavoured fresh milk, ESL & UHT milk products in a highly automated operation.

Bringing an engineering degree and strong experience with SCADA systems (iFix preferred),  SQL servers, PLC programming (Allen Bradley), Ignition, industrial networking (ASi, Profibus) vision systems and liquid process design. You will instigate and lead improvement projects to deriver improvements in asset performance and value creation opportunities

With an ability to trouble shoot, learn quickly and develop site relationships you will be a key contact for sites and the broader business. 

You will lead and foster a team culture that has a strong focus on continuous improvement with a customer at heart who maintain safety first culture across the site.

You may have seen that Kirin & Lion have announced the sale of Dairy & Drinks business to Mengniu Dairy Company Limited (MengniuDairy) on a standalone basis, pending regulatory approvals. We believe this sale will allow Dairy & Drinks to benefit from access to leading-edge dairy research and development capability as well as further investment as part of the Mengniu Dairy business.

Driving change and making a difference isn’t an easy ask, but well give you the support you need to get there. As you navigate your way and explore what’s possible we’ll be right there with you.

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