Plant Engineer


Oji Fibre Solutions is New Zealand’s largest pulp & paper manufacturer.  Our values: Innovation, Built on Strength, Future Focused and Trusted Partner are held in common across all our business units.  They drive us forward on a sustainable path to create long-term value for our people, the partners we work with, the customers we supply and the communities and environments in which we operate.  Built on a strong heritage of manufacturing, we have an extensive team of people, who work together to produce quality products from renewable natural and low carbon resources. We are committed to a sustainable future by driving the circular bio-economy.

We are seeking an experienced and motivated Plant Engineer – Recovery & Recaust who has high safety practices and is a solution driven professional to join the Steam & Recovery Team at our Tasman Mill, Kawerau.

About the role:

As a Plant Engineer you will be providing manufacturing, operations, process and maintenance expertise and support to the Operations Team to successfully ensure plant production, reliability and business objectives are met.  Reporting to the Area Manager you will need excellent communication skills and be able to build and maintain strong relationships at all levels of the business.

About you:

This is a core role and requires someone who is team oriented, with great problem-solving skills and the ability to develop and enable a safe working environment.  You will have a leadership style that engages all personnel, combined with the ability to address problems effectively, in a collaborative manner that improves the skills of support personnel.   

You will also need to bring the following:

  • A Bachelor of Chemical or Process Engineering preferably or similar relevant qualification
  • Ideally 2+ years operational experience in a large, industrial or manufacturing environment 
  • Knowledge of competitive manufacturing principles will be an advantage.  

What we offer:  there are lots of benefits in joining the team at Tasman.  In return for your skills and commitment, Oji Fibre Solutions offers.

  • Competitive salary package
  • Enhanced superannuation
  • Free RegularCare Southern Cross medical insurance
  • Free income protection, permanent disability, and life insurance
  • Free onsite Annual Health Checks, Flu Vaccinations and Nurse & Doctor Appointments
  • Some flexibility with WFH
  • Supportive, experienced and committed Team
  • Collaborative work environment
  • Development opportunities

In accordance with Company policy, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical examination, drug test and criminal history. Oji Fibre Solutions will meet these expenses.

Applicants must be either a NZ Citizen, Resident Visa holder or have the legal right to work in New Zealand.

If this sounds like your next move, please apply with your up-to-date CV & cover letter by clicking on the APPLY NOW button.

Applications Close: Wednesday, 14 December 2022

Learn about our commitment to a sustainable future https://www.ojifs.com/userfiles/file/OjiFS%20Sustainability%20Report%202020-21.pdf

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Permanent Full Time

Job no: KOAN222254

Location: Bay of Plenty

Closing Date: Wednesday, 14 December 2022