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Automation and Controls Engineer

  • LocationManukau, Auckland 2104 - New Zealand
  • Work TypeFull Time - Permanent
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtCloses in 4 days
    Published on 14 Jan 2021
  • Control Systems Engineer
  • Systems Automation


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  • Job no: 8PQHY
  • Work for a market leader in an energetic team environment
  • Improve your growth and development
  • A rewarding and technical role that will challenge you

Who are we?

Thirsty work happens every day at Frucor Suntory – we are the distributor of some of New Zealand and Australia's most popular beverage brands after all.

We make, market and distribute a range of fruit juices, fruit drinks, energy drinks, waters and soft drinks, many of which are household names throughout New Zealand and Australia. Our brands include the iconic ‘V’ energy drink, Fresh Up, Just Juice, Amplify, h2go, Mizone, NZNatural and Suntory Boss Coffee. 

The Challenge – Should you choose to accept it?

You will be responsible for the support of beverage production and associated systems as a member of the Automation & Controls department. Their duties are broad in scope but are mostly regarding Process Control & Design, Optimisation, and Continuous Improvement within a high volume beverage production facility. 

As the Automation & Controls Engineer, your main role will be providing the link between the Automation & Controls department and Projects, Manufacturing and Services departments. You will offer technical support on all aspects of the Automation, Control, Optimisation and Specification. 

Where do you fit in?

Here at Frucor Suntory, we don’t take ourselves too seriously and like to have fun but we don’t shy away from a challenge, and neither should you. A lot of what we look for is how you would align with our values ‘Together’, ‘Go For It‘ and ‘Make a Difference’. 

To enable you to hit the ground running, we’re looking for someone who will bring:

  • 3+ years’ experience in Automation and Controls in a Manufacturing, Food and Beverage or similar FMCG environment
  • Degree in an Engineering, IT or Process Engineering or other related field
  • Some process or machine control knowledge
  • Understanding of or experience with the principles of Machine Safety or Process Safety and root cause analysis
  • Ability to make recommendations to continuously improve policies, methods, or procedures
  • Understanding of Systems and Best Practise policies on Manufacturing

What’s it in for you?

We offer a competitive base salary, a day off on your birthday, flexible working hours, study leave and the opportunity to earn an incentive. Working at Frucor Suntory isn't a job, it's a career. We support our people to be their best, and our learning and development opportunities are hard to beat. We share ideas, knowledge and expertise wherever we can to ensure our employees can flourish. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to join a great team and use their skills to influence our staff and customers. You will receive a high level of support to learn new skills and enhance your personal development. 

How do I apply?

If you’re passionate about your career and seek a high growth environment, a strong team culture, career advancement and the opportunity to make a real difference to the company’s on-going success, then this is the role for you! 

Keen to join our team? Click apply to submit your CV & cover letter before end of day Sunday 31 January

Please note that final applicants will need to undergo a Ministry of Justice security check & a pre-employment drug test.

Attention Recruitment Agencies: Frucor Suntory has a Direct Sourcing model and at this point in time we will not require any recruitment agency support for this role. 

  • Closes in 4 days - 31 Jan 2021
  • Published on 14 Jan 2021, 12:27 AM