• Full Time
  • Burra

Adchem (Australia) Pty Ltd

Process Technician


Adchem (Australia) Pty Ltd is a long established, privately owned, manufacturer of inorganic chemicals for Industrial and Agricultural markets worldwide, based in Burra in the mid north of South Australia, approximately 160kms north of Adelaide.

Adchem exports products around the world and has garnered an enviable reputation within the inorganic chemical manufacturing sector. Producing world-class products, providing excellent customer service and encouraging and challenging its employees to achieve continued growth and development, its ongoing commitment is underpinned by integral values such as teamwork and innovation.

Reporting to the Shift Manager, the core responsibility of this key role will be to:

  • Operate and monitor production plants such as leach plants, Boilers and pressure vessels, RO and other water treatment units, heat exchangers and cooling towers, filters, dryers, air compressors and air blowers etc.
  • Ensure the plant runs as per standard operating instructions and within the parameters for safe and efficient operation
  • Conduct required quality assurance laboratory testing for process samples
  • Maintain knowledge of processes and equipment
  • Troubleshoot issues that arise in the plant
  • Minor repairs of production equipment, including attending to the planned shutdown works
  • Ensure production documentation is completed and signed correctly
  • Train production employees on the assigned shift


Accordingly, and for this important role, we are targeting an individual with the following qualifications and experience:

  • High school certificate or equivalent.
  • Additional technical certifications (Certificate III or above)
  • preferably experience in a similar role within a Process Chemical Plant Operation
  • Strong technical and mechanical skills with the ability to troubleshoot production issues
  • Proficient in reading and interpreting technical manuals and schematics
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to maintaining high-quality standards
  • Previous experience operating industrial boilers is advantageous
  • Willingness to work flexible hours, including 12-hour shifts (2 days, 2 Nights and 4 days Off) and overtime if necessary



This is a salaried position. The successful applicant will receive an attractive remuneration package commensurate with the role, and additional capabilities, skills, and experience will be recognised where appropriate.

Only candidates authorized to work full-time in Australia should apply for this job.

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