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Exciting Opportunity for a Utilities Process Operator

Advance your water treatment career with Yashili NZ Dairy Company Ltd, a cutting-edge Infant Formula Powder and nutritional powder processing facility located in Pokeno. We are seeking a dedicated Utilities Process Operator to join our dynamic team of industry experts.

As an Operator, you will play a vital role in the operation and management of our state-of-the-art dairy plant. Reporting to the Utilities Lead, you will be responsible for:

  • Operating potable water and demineralised water plants.
  • Conducting Potable/Utilities water testing according to the Yashili Water Management Plan.
  • Maintaining, updating, and reviewing the Yashili Water Management plan to ensure compliance with legal requirements.
  • Assisting in audit preparation and participating in audits.
  • Taking ownership of safe work systems for the Utilities plant.
  • Managing the Yashili Waste and Emissions Management plan, ensuring compliance with regulatory standards.
  • Operating a waste water DAF system and ensuring compliance with Waikato District Council parameters.
  • Monitoring and operating boilers, industrial air compressors, and chillers.
  • Monitoring chemical dosing levels and their application in water and waste water treatment.
  • Cleaning, verifying, and calibrating instrumentation.
  • Conducting autonomous maintenance, including servicing and attending equipment breakdowns.
  • Diagnosing and repairing equipment breakdowns with assistance from the Utilities Engineering Manager.
  • Training Service Technicians in the operation of site-wide Utilities systems.
  • Effectively managing time and meeting set targets.
  • Ensuring cleanliness and tidiness of Utilities areas.
  • Adhering to health and safety rules.
  • Performing any other non-utilities related tasks as required.

Key skills and experience required:

  • Relevant Tertiary qualification in Utilities or equivalent.
  • Experience in a production environment, preferably in site utilities or FMCG.
  • Mechanical aptitude with the ability to troubleshoot and fault find.
  • Knowledge of Taumata Arowai Drinking Water Guidelines, and the application of the Water Services (DWSNZ) Regulations 2022, and DCP – 3.