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Technical Superintendent

About the role

Reporting to the Head of Continuous Improvement – InfraBuild, the Technical Superintendent role is responsible for technology improvement in the Manufacturing segment. It aims at delivering the initiatives identified in both the annual Business Plan and those more strategic projects on a 2-3 year horizon. This role can be based out of Newcastle, Sydney or Laverton

Responsibilities include:

  • Supporting the Manufacturing segment across multiple states, by functioning as a Subject Matter Expert of steel making, rolling and processing technologies
  • Add value by change management and technical leadership through all stages of new technology adoption
  • Scanning the environment to identify new opportunities for commercialised technologies
  • Active and hands-on support (by team) towards new technology projects and commissioning
  • Coach and mentor engineers and graduates in technology applications
  • Advance the environmental sustainability of the operations within Manufacturing

About your experience

Our ideal candidate will have an extensive background in technical, maintenance or operations roles in the steelmaking or manufacturing industries. You will have the ability to motivate and influence people’s behaviours and actions to achieve business outcomes and understand the long-term business implications

You will also have:

  • An Engineering qualification (Metallurgy, Chemical, Electrical, Mechanical, etc.) and/or equivalent extensive attainment of technical know-how
  • A broad overview of steelmaking, smelting, or metallurgical technologies
  • Strong business acumen with the ability to compile a business case
  • Demonstrated experience with maintaining OEM and technology network/partner relationships
  • Proven to influencing and coaching abilities
  • Exceptional communication skills.

About our team

 InfraBuild’s Steel Manufacturing business unit operates world-class state-of-the-art Steelmaking facilities in Sydney, Newcastle & Melbourne. Operating two electric arc furnaces and four rod and bar rolling mills we use local materials to produce high quality steel products. We supply a range of products to steel distributors nationally, whilst building on our proud traditions of technical excellence and team safety.

Next steps

 Across our business, we offer career opportunities for people who share our drive, passion and ambition. From apprentices and graduates to experienced professionals, we are committed to offering fulfilling careers and the chance to grow as our business grows. We would love you to be part of our journey.

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