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Electrical Engineer

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Supply Chain
Minto, Campbelltown Municipality, New South Wales
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We have a long tradition of being a progressive, responsible business. It goes back to the days of our founder William Lever, who launched the world’s first purposeful brand, Sunlight Soap more than 100 years ago, and it’s at the heart of how we run our company today. In 2022 Unilever Australia & New Zealand became a Certified B Corporation™ (B Corp), joining a growing network of organisations committed to galvanising a stronger, more inclusive, equitable and regenerative economy for all.  

A job at Unilever is a career made by you, with development opportunities, benefits and a working culture that embraces diversity and is pioneering flexibility. There’s no better time to join our team! 

At Unilever ANZ, we have also embarked on something special: we are proud to be undertaking a 4 Day work week trial. This trial will see our staff retain 100 percent of their salaries, while working 80 percent of the time and delivering 100 percent of business outcomes. The Electrical Engineer is designed to be fully functional in the 4-Day work week trial.

Job Summary

We are looking for an exceptional Electrical Engineer who will provide electrical expertise in managing the design, selection, procurement, installation, commissioning, and maintenance of electrical & automation aspect of equipment required to meet the company’s manufacturing objectives.

Leading and managing electrical and automation resources comprising of automation engineer and electricians.

Role Responsibilities


  • Interpreting specifications, drawings, standards, and regulations related to electrical equipment

  • Organising and managing resources for electrical components and machines

  • Ensure that the HT / LT electrical installations, Instrumentation and automation installations at Minto are maintained as per Unilever and Australian Standards

  • Provide specialist advice and service in the areas of electrical & automation engineering

  • Drive automation process improvement work together with all production teams

  • Deliver projects and electrical & automation elements of new installations

  • Lead and manage the design, selection, procurement, installation and commissioning of plant and equipment required to meet Minto’s manufacturing standards

  • Provide production with excellent service in electrical & controls system breakdown and maintenance support

  • Support site 0-4-80 vision in activities across all pillars as required


  • Ensure all new installations and changes to existing plant comply with Unilever Standards and Australian regulations

  • Lead and drive the electrical safety audits, identification of gaps, development of action plans, corrective actions and follow up for improvement of electrical safety programs in manufacturing plant

  • Drive risk assessment of for routine and non- routine work (including engineering), in developing safer work practices, or safer equipment

  • Carry out activities according to the company’s safety and environmental policies

  • Ensure all contractors comply with site electrical safety and environmental requirements and follow the site contractor management system

  • Assist with the development and compliance of site electrical safety standards and ensuring these standards are trained out and adhered to


  • Drive training of electricians in the effective use of electrical and control systems installed in the factory

  • Formal & informal reviews during and at the end of the project to ensure successful "hand over" delivers world class performance

  • Effective planning, organisation, leadership and interaction with electrical team and other key stakeholders

Key Competencies

  • Must possess good diagnostic and analytical skills and be able to apply them effectively

  • Experience in materials handling, manufacturing processes

  • An understanding of the fundamentals of process design

  • An understanding of WCM principles

Key Skills

  • High level of initiative

  • Developing leadership skills

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work under pressure

  • Ability to work autonomously

  • Ability to prioritise and ensure delivery to a high standard

  • Results driven, process orientated, organisational skills

Does this sound like You

  • Must have a Tertiary Qualification in Electrical or Mechatronic Engineering

  • Electrical trade certificate with minimum 10 year experience within manufacturing

  • Working knowledge in PLC programming software including Allen-Bradley, Siemens

  • Process and packaging electrical hardware knowledge

  • First-hand experience delivering major electrical and automation capital projects within FMCG environment is desired

  • Strong communications, written and verbal

  • Strong organisation skills

What awaits you at Unilever

The core of Unilever’s culture is captured as Human, Purposeful, Accountable. You will be joining a dynamic, flexible, and inspiring work environment that truly cares about your wellbeing, values what you do and celebrates your success.

This is your opportunity to be part of a purpose-led business and a global community where you can progress your career both locally and internationally. You will also benefit from amazing discounts on external company products, attractive employee referral reward program amongst other benefits.

This is a great opportunity to work within an iconic and global organization. We have gained our reputation as one of the world's most admired employers by providing an environment where individuals can achieve their goals, both professionally and personally.

Make no mistake we expect a lot from our people as they do of us. So, if you can rise to the challenge, don't waste any time - apply now!

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Unilever is an organization committed to equity, inclusion and diversity to drive our business results and create a better future, every day, for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities.

This means we encourage people with all backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, Māori and Pacific Peoples, and people with disabilities. Interested in learning more, check out our Reconciliation Action Plan and Workplace Adjustment Policy on the Unilever webpage.

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