Infrastructure Engineer Job in Australia

Infrastructure Engineer Job in Australia


Job title: Infrastructure Engineer

Company: Simplot

Expected salary:

Location: Llanarth, NSW

Infrastructure Engineer Job Details:

Simplot Australia is a food manufacturing and agriculture business encompassing potato, vegetable, seafood, and sauce operations that supply a wide range of frozen, shelf-stable and chilled products to Australia and New Zealand’s major retail and food service customers.

As a leading provider of quality, nourishing and sustainable food, we are focused on creating food Australians and New Zealanders love by maximising value from the best Australian-grown produce and global seafood. Our iconic brands have been an integral part of Australian life for generations, and include the likes of Leggo’s, Birds Eye, Edgell, John West and Chiko.

We have five manufacturing sites in Australia and six sales sites and employ almost 2000 people across these operations. We are an integral part of the global J.R. Simplot Company.

Culture and Benefits

At Simplot, we are fuelled by our purpose: We Contribute to Feeding Our World. We imagine a better future and set goals to reach it. We are committed to working as one Simplot and are guided by our shared values:

  • Respect for Resources
  • Spirit of Innovation
  • Passion for People

We embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion. We care about creating an environment that promotes safety and wellbeing and where our people feel supported, respected and empowered. We do not tolerate any form of discrimination and are committed to providing equal opportunities for all our team members.

Simplot is passionate about cultivating a future where good ideas and inspiring possibilities have the chance to grow. We want our team members to build exciting and fulfilling careers with us and offer professional and personal growth opportunities.

The Perks

  • Flexible working arrangements and a variety of engaging Health and Wellbeing programs
  • Diverse Leadership Development Programs and Professional Development Support
  • Employee Reward and Recognition Program
  • Bonus incentives
  • Discounted Health Insurance and Gym Memberships
  • Novated Car Leasing Agreements
  • Income Protection Insurance
  • Opportunity to purchase additional annual leave

About our Role

We currently have a rare and exciting opportunity to join Simplot’s Global IT team as an Infrastructure Engineer. This new Global IT role, will be focused on delivering IT Operational Excellence and supporting our Manufacturing requirements at our Bathurst and Kelso sites.

The successful candidate will contribute to the architecture, engineering and administration for Simplot’s Global IT standard operating environments and will install, configure, maintain, and integrate system software and hardware components while collaborating with other IT teams to ensure platform capabilities and functionality align with our customer demands.

What will you do?

  • Facilitate the interactions between control systems and enterprise IT
  • Proactive monitoring and metrics of systems and services on a global basis to ensure high availability and performance for seamless business technology operations
  • Performance, availability, health and recoverability of Simplot IT systems
  • Collaborating with other IT teams to ensure platform capabilities and functionality align with our customer demands
  • Researching, evaluating, and recommending new and emerging technologies to meet Simplot business needs
  • Analyze, resolve and perform root cause analysis for serious systems failures that impact the performance or functionality of Simplot systems
  • Assist in defining and document IT policies, procedures, and standards related to supported systems
  • Ensure compliance to IT standards, policies and software licensing
  • Ensure the operational health of a mission-critical environment across a Global IT infrastructure
  • Provide technical consulting and assistance for Global IT teams and projects
  • Track and report on all team key metrics and Maintain factory reporting systems
  • Document IT policies, procedures, and standards related to supported systems
  • Ensure compliance to IT standards, policies and software licensing
  • Ensure the operational health of a mission-critical environment across a Global IT infrastructure
  • Identify opportunities to improve and automate work to improve outcomes and reduce cost
  • Install, configure, maintain, and integrate system software and hardware. Monitor and tune systems to improve performance
  • Support site engineering teams with factory systems maintenance and provide general IT support
  • Work with key vendors to engineer and support Simplot IT and business solutions
  • Provide general IT support to site users

About you

You will be a dynamic and collaborative individual and ideally hold tertiary qualifications in IT &/or Business related discipline. You are a customer-focused individual who has the ability to present, explain and coach on technical systems, problems and outcomes to a non-technical audience. You will exhibit and provide examples around your exceptional communication skills and your influencing insight and will have a strong analysis and assessment focus and move beyond traditional ways of doing things with your fresh and innovative approach to idea’s and solutions.

  • Experience in IT support with strong experience with desktop environments (OS, hardware, network)
  • Exceptional troubleshooting and problem resolution skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with business IT applications
  • SQL experience and Business data analysis is preferred
  • Customer/ Vendor Management
  • Knowledge of and experience in ITIL foundation advantageous
  • Networking experience is preferred

If this role matches your current experience and passion, then this could well be your next exciting career opportunity. Apply now, we would love to hear from you.

Applications close on 30th August 2023.



Job Requisition ID: 15079

Travel Required: None

Location(s): SAPL Plant Bathurst – Llanarth

Country: Australia

Simplot is an equal opportunity employer and encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply. If you feel you would be a great addition to our team please apply online today, we would love to hear from you. If you require technical assistance, please email us at [email protected]

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