FIFO Process Control Engineer


IT specialists

About this job

  • Market: Services
  • Industry: IT & Telecom
  • Area of expertise: Network, Systems, Telephony & Hardware
  • Location: Western Australia

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 48
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor
  • Closing date: Saturday, March 11, 2023

About this role: FIFO Process Control Engineer

Brunel is seeking a Process Control Engineer on behalf of one of the world's largest mining companies. This role is FIFO from Perth on an 8:6 roster, working in a fixed plant to optimise processes and implement quality control systems. You will be evaluating our existing manufacturing processes, developing process control strategies, and ensuring that processes comply with industry specifications and regulations.

Daily operations will include:

  • Performing quality assurance on existing manufacturing processes
  • Identifying areas that need process control optimisation
  • Evaluating the efficiency of manufacturing technologies, instruments, equipment, and tools
  • Driving process control innovation in collaboration with senior managers
  • Recommending suitable software solutions and automating manufacturing processes

What you need to bring:

  • Tertiary Qualifications in electrical engineering, mechatronic or similar
  • 3-5 years’ experience as process control system engineer in fixed plant/mining, with strong development and commissioning background
  • Working knowledge of mineral processing plants and balance machines
  • Basic knowledge of Functional Safety Standards such as AS 61508, AS 62061: 2006, IEC 62061
  • Experience with control system software and programming (GE/Emerson Machine Edition/PPS, Cimplicity SCADA, Proficy Historian, Proficy Change Management, Siemens TIA Portal, Allen Bradley RSLogix 500/5000, Schneider Unity Pro, GE/Emerson HMI)
  • Control system hardware (RX3i, RSTi I/O, Siemens, Allen Bradley, Schneider)
  • Experience with industrial communication protocol (Profibus/Profinet, EGD, Modbus, Ethernet/IP)Strong understanding of IEC 61131-3 PLC programming languages (LD, FBD, ST, IL and SFC)
  • Instrumentation and ELV knowledge
  • Strong understanding of PLC programming data structures (UDFB, UDT)
  • Process control optimisation experience


Our client is one of Australia's leading iron-ore producers based in the Pilbara Region. They have a strong set of core values that they uphold in all areas of the company. They appreciate ingenuity, hard work and enthusiasm from their team and in return, offer:

  • 8:6 roster all day shifts
  • FIFO from Perth
  • Competitive hourly rate + super
  • Super on all hours worked
  • Access to Brunel Benefits - including discounts on healthcare, gym membership, hotel accommodation
  • Initial contract with extension likely based on performance and fit with the team

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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Daniel Vincan is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use this number:

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Daniel Vincan
Brunel Energy Australia ICT