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Automation Optimisation Specialist

Woolworths Limited


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About Us

In October 2020, Woolworths Group Supply Chain rebranded to become Primary Connect - an end-to-end supply chain partner within Woolworths Group. Our team of more than 8,000 continues to support our Woolworths, BWS, Dan Murphy’s, Countdown, and BIG W stores across the country, providing them with our customers’ favourite food, drink, and everyday needs items. 

Becoming Primary Connect gives us the opportunity to keep growing so we can become the next generation supply chain whilst remaining an essential part of Woolworths Group. There has never been a more exciting time to join our team.

Process / Production Engineer

Combine analytics, improvements, projects and optimisation 
 
We are seeking a driven process engineer with experience in high volume machinery / automation to assist us reaching our production targets.

Why work for us? 

  1. Work in the most advanced automated DC in the world. 
  2. Join the largest DC in the southern hemisphere
  3. To be proud to be part of an organisation that puts significance emphasis on diverisity and inclustion - achieving the highest diverisity percentage whitin our network.
  4. Work within a fast paced rewarding and extremely exciting environment 
  5. This role offers a high level of autonomy allowing you to really find your niche 

 
The Opportunity
 
Every decision we make is designed with our customers, teams and safety at the heart. Our Supply Chain processes are always changing to adjust to the ever evolving needs of our customers and the need for ultimate convenience, even more so in the current societal climate. There has never been a better time to join Woolworths as we grow and transform in our offering to customers.
 
We utilise some of the world's leading edge automation and systems.
This position sits within the Planning & Optimisation Team and is key in achieving ongoing optimisation by delving into the data and through detailed analysis uncovering opportunities for improvement, presenting these findings to key stakeholders for approval and then managing the outcomes.
 
 
Key responsibilities will be:

  • Using advanced excel modelling to analysis, plan and improve our automation
  • Documenting complex ideas and processes
  • To execute planning activities (via medium to long term, tactical & operational planning) to ensure automation activities are performing 
  • Run data reports and investigate to identify inconsistencies and opportunities
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives including testing and projects
  • Identify abnormal occurrences in general day-to-day site running
  • Utilise information from site based operational teams to identify recurring problems and rectify
  • Managing business relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ensure automation activities are performing according to their capabilities and requirements

Who we’re looking for
 
The suitable candidate will ideally have:

  • Proven background in Process Engineering or a similar field.
  • Strong analytical mindset, the ability to extract data and understand what it means.
  • Ability to work as part of a wider team or self-sufficient as required.
  • Proven experience of data modelling including advanced excel skills and capabilities.
  • Strong planning and problem solving capabilities
  • Curiosity - Do you question the status quo and are able to continually seek improvements?
  • The ability to communicate effectively and understand how to present findings to varying skate holders and decision makers.
  • Proven experience in a similar role within a similar automation environment is highly regarded
  • Operational experience working in Distribution, manufacturing, production or similar industries would be advantageous
  • Experienced at implementing change & continuous improvement
     

Joining the Group

As an inclusive, team-first company, our people are at the core of everything we do. 

We care deeply about creating a workplace where our team members feel valued, respected and empowered. We are committed to providing equal opportunity regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation or life stage and we are proud to be recognised as a Gold Tier Employer in the Australian Workplace Equality Index for LGBTQ+ inclusion.

As our Group continues to evolve, innovate and support our communities, we encourage our team members to do the same with their own careers, by providing ongoing opportunities to grow and make a real difference. 

We value flexibility, and encourage our team members to work in ways that meet their work/life commitments and support their wellbeing. 

We work hard to create a safe and inclusive environment for all, and most importantly, we're all about creating better experiences – for our customers and for each other.

We’d love to hear from You

If you meet a number of the requirements, but not all, we encourage you to submit your application. You can follow us on LinkedIn or see more opportunities via www.wowcareers.com.au. #Li #work180

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Job details
Date posted
12 May 2022
Category
Manufacturing, Production & Operations
Occupation
Banking & Finance Law
Estimated
$100k ~ $100k
Work type
Full time
Job mode
Standard/Business Hours
Industry
Supermarket
Sector
Private business

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