Plant Graduate Engineers

Job No: 117137
Location: Bundaberg, QLD, Matraville, NSW & Altona, VIC

  • Graduate roles available for electrical, process, industrial, chemical and material science engineering students!
  • On the job and professional development training with opportunities to progress to Management roles.
  • Choose from three locations (depending on your qualifications)!

About Knauf Australia

Knauf is a multinational supplier of plasterboard, metal and associated products. Symbolic with quality and innovation, Knauf, is a 100-year-old German manufacturing multinational with over 34,000+ employees worldwide and a massive global footprint across 130 countries and over 250 manufacturing sites. Knauf entered the Australian marketplace in 2010 and have since expanded across both the Australian and Asia Pacific markets.

Knauf has plasterboard and compounds manufacturing facilities in Matraville (New South Wales) Bundaberg (Queensland) and Altona (Victoria) and metal profile lines in Beenleigh (Queensland). With over 280 employees and a national distribution PlastaMasta network, Knauf is a major supplier to the lightweight construction industry and a one-stop-shop for a complete wall framing solution.

About the Opportunities

Knauf Australia now has exciting opportunities for Plant Graduate Engineers to join the teams based in Altona, VIC, Matraville, NSW and Bundaberg, QLD on a full-time basis. 

These opportunities are development based project roles incorporating all facets of the Operation. The candidates are expected to take a deep dive and deliver improvement projects and tasks from conception through to realisation.

You will be given the unique opportunity to experience working in an organisation that sees its graduates as Managers of the future. They are committed to closely monitoring the career of future talent.

Who is Knauf Looking For?

To be successful in this position, you will have a relevant degree based on the location you are interested in:

Altona - Electrical Engineering 

Matraville - Process or Industrial Engineering 

Bundaberg - Chemical Engineering or Material Science 

You will have the ability to understand the process of manufacturing plasterboard and comprehend continuous improvement principles and tools like structure problem solving/standard work and error proofing. Your drive and commitment in all aspects of your life will be what sets you apart from other candidates.

As working safely at all times is priority for Knauf and their team, your attitude to our safety culture and ability to write and improve safety systems will be what helps you succeed in this role. 

Important qualities include strong written and verbal communication expertise, good planning and organisational skills, and the ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines.

All graduates are encouraged to have an open attitude to learning and receiving feedback.

About the Benefits

Knauf is made up of a diverse mix of talented people working together to attain a shared goal. Their employees are skilled, experienced and have a strong desire to succeed, all sharing the same energy and entrepreneurial spirit. As such, they are always on the lookout for talent from all sectors of the community who can bring unique ideas, skills, qualifications, and backgrounds to their organisation.

Additionally, you'll benefit from being part of a global organisation the can provide opportunities for on-going training and career development, that you may not have within other organisations. 

Please note: Due to the nature of this role, the successful candidates could be required to do some manual handling and repetitive movements. As such candidates will be required to undergo a pre-employment health check organised by Knauf.

This position won't last long - If you are looking to launch your career - Apply Now!


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