Process Improvement Engineer

Pacific Steel, a wholly owned subsidiary of BlueScope, is New Zealand’s only manufacturer of wire rod, reinforcing bar and coil products. You may know us for our flagship SEISMIC® brand or WIREMARK® branded fencing wire, trusted by New Zealand’s fencing industry for over 50 years.


The primary responsibilities for this position will include:

  • Drive improvement in cost reduction, yield and OEE capability at the Pacific Steel Rolling Mill Team

  • To identify the opportunities for yield, cost, throughput and OEE improvement through use of process data and sound communication skills with the Rolling Mill Team.

  • To drive a systematic process for prioritizing improvement work aligned with the business purpose

  • To deliver priority improvement projects.

  • To support the Production Superintendent in the delivery of the Rolling Mill outputs.


Applicants should preferably have:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification in engineering or science or NZCE.

  • Previous experience with either Operations or Maintenance in a plant environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead a project to completion.

  • High Initiative.

  • Good team working skills.

  • Excellent communication and computer skills.

  • Drive for results.

  • An uncompromising attitude to safety.


This is a day position, but applicants will be expected to work outside normal hours from time to time.


Being part of the BlueScope brand makes us a strong and successful global company offering connections throughout the world, and providing access to resources and tools from the wider business. We believe our people are our strength, and embrace diversity and inclusion as we aim to have the right people in the right roles to move us into the future. If you enjoy working with people who are practical, put your safety first, and care about the communities in which they work, then Pacific Steel is the place for you.

Permanent Full Time

Job no: 6456

Location: Otahuhu

Closing Date: Friday, 27 July 2018