Junior Process/Chemical Engineer

Job Title: Junior Process/Chemical Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Taupo, New Zealand
Salary: NZD55000 - NZD65000 per annum
Start Date: 2018-06-18
Reference: 81839
Contact Name: Wayne McDonald
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 03, 2018 06:23

Job Description

This is a very rare opportunity to join a pioneering NZ Owned business during a VERY exciting time of growth.

Based in Taupo, this role will operate as part of a small team of three engineers who will be responsible for the design and optimisation of chemical extraction plants and the further development of lithium and boron extraction processes.

Initial duties will include but not be restricted to:
  • Drafting and updating of PID’s and PFD’s,
  • Undertaking design of sections of the processing plants under the supervision of senior engineering staff
  • Developing equipment, valves and instrumentation list
  • Sourcing and obtaining quotations for various equipment, instruments ect.
The Process/Chemical Engineer will also be trained to operate the extraction pilot plant and travel may be required to other locations in New Zealand and abroad to undertake trials on future projects.

Ideally the applicant will have 2-3 years’ experience in a process design team but recent graduates will also be considered.  

This is an exciting time in the development of this ground breaking company and presents an opportunity to contribute towards the continued success of the business.