First listed on: 02 June 2024

Reliability Engineer


  • Opportunities for career growth and professional development
  • Take initiative and make your mark in this key influential role
  • Make a difference with sustainability at the forefront

About the company

At Visy, we love solving problems and that’s something we do better working together.  We’re looking for people who see what’s ahead and run towards it.  Visy people are helping us to achieve our vision to become the global leader in sustainable packaging.  Because together, we can create a better world.

About the role

As the Reliability Engineer, you will drive implementation of engineering best practice for our Visy Paper Mills 3 & 6 to increase overall plant efficiency.  You will utilize your understanding of paper making best practices with an aim to implement these at the mills, thus improving asset reliability and performance.

Your strong communication skills and ability to work under pressure will suit this fast-paced environment.  And your attitude where no job is too small, passion to learn new skills, and ability to lead by example, will fit right into the team.


Reporting to the Reliability Manager, you will:

  • Lead excellence in plant condition monitoring through participation / auditing of mechanical rounds completion and quality.
  • Develop proactive and preventative maintenance initiatives through implementation of engineering analysis of plant performance.
  • Investigate failures using Root Cause Analysis techniques, design and implement corrective and preventive solutions to eliminate the cause or to reduce the likelihood of failure.
  • Facilitate JSEA and risk assessments with internal staff and external contractors.
  • Understand and adhere to all Visy management systems, policies and procedures, and other regularity body requirements.

What you will bring to the team:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering (Mechanical) with minimum 3 years postgraduate experience.
  • Experience in a 24/7 heavy manufacturing or processing environment.
  • Paper manufacturing experience is ESSENTIAL.
  • Strong analytical skills, a high level of initiative and the ability to work autonomously.
  • Continuous improvement mindset, proactive problem solving with solution focused approach.
  • CMMS experience.
  • Flexibility for on-call (rostered)

When you join Visy, you’re joining a global leader dedicated to making serious progress in the sustainable packaging, recycling, re-manufacturing and logistics industries.  We love solving the problems that make an impact and grow our business.  If you think you can help us, you’ll fit right in!

Please contact Anelle Mackinlay on for a confidential discussion or apply now.

You will be required to meet Visy’s employment criteria which will include a criminal history check and pre-employment medical (including drug & alcohol ­testing).

Visy is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion.

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