Nestled at the foot of the Four Peaks Mountain Range in Geraldine - South Canterbury, Barker's has been on the corner of the original family farm since 1969. With the constant desire to explore new and innovative ways of doing things, we never stopped respecting, fostering and growing our business.
With 230+ employees at our busy head office and factory, the job opportunities are diverse and exciting. We are now seeking an experienced Project Engineer to join our high performing engineering team.
This newly created role will be responsible for (but is not limited to):
Managing capital and performance improvement projects from conception to completion to improve overall company performance and minimise costs.
Maintaining equipment and facilities to meet the operational standards required by the business
Optimising our equipment to improve safety, efficiency and performance of our production lines
We are looking for an individual who demonstrates a Health & Safety mindset and who has proven project management experience working within a manufacturing environment.
You will be motivated by learning, new challenges and be highly organised as well have the ability to think on your feet and cope well under pressure. You will be an excellent communicator, be customer focused and be a self-starter.
In order to be considered for this role you will also have:
Mechanical engineering experience (Pneumatics, Fabrication, TIG welding, PLC and Automation)
Mechanical design incorporating packaging specifications, plant and flow design
Ability to read and create CAD drawings of plant parts and layouts.
Capacity to read, understand and create process P&ID's
Understand GMP standards and food environment constraints
In return we offer our employees a dynamic and supportive culture with training and development opportunities.