• Posted: 25 Nov 2021
  • Location: New Plymouth
  • Work Type: Full Time
  • Classification: Engineering
About us

With over 30 years of experience providing engineering and operational services to the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, Verbrec operates across Australia and New Zealand delivering breakthrough solutions in engineering, project delivery and asset performance through our companies LogiCamms, OSD Pipelines and Competency Training.

Verbrec NZ offers clients a better way of working, with high performance, a relentless safety focus, and accountable, people-focused culture. We work with leading owners and operators in hydrocarbons, minerals and metals, and infrastructure sectors. Verbrec is a publicly listed company on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX:VBC).

About the role

Our New Plymouth team is looking for a highly motivated Lead Process Engineer from a diverse technical background to lead our talented Process Engineering team and continue the development of our service offering.

While technical ability is important, key attributes for success are passion, collaboration and approachability.

As part of an energetic company with a focus on customer service you'll be well supported in this role. Ideally, you will have worked in a leadership role, however if you have the charisma and passion to be a leader, we look forward to talking to you!

We are looking for a customer and delivery focused leader, who is proactive in the management of projects for clients, guiding the team to deliver projects on time and to scope and budget.

Key responsibilities of this position include:

Be hands on and proactive in supporting the team to deliver on their commitments.
Be a champion for a working environment that is energetic, safe and fun.
Be proactive in the continuous development and success of your team.
Be committed to people, creating a culture that people want to belong to.
Lead by example and be prepared to roll up your sleeves and achieve results for the client and the team.
Maintain process engineering standards across all projects
Provide technical guidance to junior engineers and peers.
Enacting improvements to engineering systems and processes.
Continuous development of industry networks and contacts.
About you

You will have the ability to independently win and run projects as well as lead and oversee the development of a growing team as well as being highly experienced in technical process engineering.

You will bring to the role:

Process Engineering degree (or equivalent)
Previous experience in managing a team of engineers
Technical expertise in optimising process or manufacturing systems
Consulting and/or operational experience with commercial acumen for project and client success
The following are valued but not essential:

IChemE or CPEng chartered status
Experienced in facilitation of HAZOP and LOPA reviews
Skills in using process simulation software such as VMGSymmetry or Aspen HYSYS
Experience in Process Safety Engineering
About our team

We are a passionate team, working in an enviable location, close enough to the beach for a lunch time walk. We embrace a positive work/life balance, ensuring we enjoy the Taranaki region. We hold regular social events such as team building activities and lunchtime barbecues.

You will have the opportunity to travel and work on industrial sites across Taranaki and work on trans-Tasman projects with our Australian teammates. We also offer our New Zealand staff medical and life insurance, a 37.5-hour week and a range of other staff benefits.

If you are searching for an opportunity to build and lead projects in an exciting and growing business, apply today.

The new Verbrec brand represents our evolution and continued growth by leveraging emerging techniques and technologies for the benefit of our clients. Evolution, engineered.

Our Vision - Meeting the future by engineering transformative solutions through full project and asset lifecycles.

Our Promise to You - We believe in passionate and innovative people delivering our success. We take pride in seeing our people continually develop their career opportunities and access wonderful employee benefits. We offer our people engaging and challenging work, the opportunity for personal success and, a fun and friendly culture. We are an inclusive workplace and we believe in diversity and opportunity for all.

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