Product Technologist, Wollongong NSW

  • Wollongong NSW 2500, Australia
  • Full-time

Company Description

BlueScope is a technically advanced supplier of steel and steel products in Australia. We are an inclusive organisation and every day we showcase our technology and expertise throughout the world.

Job Description

Springhill is a business unit of Manufacturing within the Australian Steel Products sector of BlueScope which makes and sells steel for building and manufacturing applications.  Springhill includes the three main processing departments: Cold Reduction, Metal Coating Lines and Paint lines.

We are seeking a Product Technologist to join our Product Innovation and Technology team located at our Springhill site. This is a permanent full-time opportunity working Monday to Friday.

Focusing on metal coated products, you will be responsible for collaborating with cross functional teams to identify, manage and deliver profitable product advancements, improving product and process capability for the business.

You will have the following responsibilities;

  • Maintaining safe work practices in all activities;
  • Working within our manufacturing plant to ensure product quality;
  • Supporting ongoing development of products that exceed the ever-increasing expectations of our customers; and
  • Assessing and analysing data on metal coated products, to identify areas for potential improvement.

Who are we looking for?

You are driven, with an ability to coordinate technical projects, problem solve, engage in analysis of new products, and work seamlessly with other departments and customers, to transform market needs to technical solutions. You will possess a high level of data analysis and problem-solving skills, interpersonal and negotiation skills, understanding product design and process capability.

Tertiary qualifications in Materials/Chemical/Manufacturing Engineering are essential.

Also essential are well-developed listening, good attention to detail, problem solving, and time management skills.

What are the benefits?

You will be joining a well-established team of specialists and technologists, on a full-time basis. This opportunity will see you exposed to the entire metal coated products range, whilst also gaining invaluable process experience. While working for an iconic business, you will have access to further career development and opportunities at BlueScope.

Additional Information

We believe that our people are our strength. Having a diverse and inclusive workplace enables us to improve our capability and ensure continued, sustainable success.

Often it’s the small changes at work that make a big difference and we know that flexibility means different things to different people. All roles at BlueScope have some level of flexibility—some more than others. We encourage you to discuss flexible needs and options with us.

Applications close 3rd October 2019.

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