Wellesley, Western Australia, Australia
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Be an essential element to a brighter future. 

We work together to transform essential resources into critical ingredients for mobility, energy, connectivity and health. Join our values-led organization committed to building a more resilient world with people and planet in mind. Our core values are the foundation that make us successful for ourselves, our customers and the planet. 

Job Description

The Designer will report to the Site Director and is responsible for developing and or updating structural, mechanical, and piping drawings at the Kemerton Lithium Plant in alignment with Albemarle specifications and standards. 


The Designer will be located at the Kemerton Lithium Plant and work closely with the Process Technology, Production and Maintenance teams to update the site master documents based on changes within the operation, enabling the close out of management of change records. The role will also require communication with 3rd parties, including suppliers on Albemarle’s behalf. The ability to work autonomously or as a part of a team is therefore essential.  


Key Responsibilities 

  • Develop and maintain design documentation, including 2D drawings, 3D models and ensure alignment with associated design standards to support completion of Management of Change on site.  

  • Work with the Process Technology, Production and Maintenance teams to support minor works, including preparing drawings, plans and details for fabrication and installation. 

  • Collaborate with the Engineering, Design and associated teams to incorporate drawing updates in the site master documents  


Work Experience / Technical Skill Requirements 

  • 10+ years’ relevant SMP modelling experience, preferably with Bentley MicroStation Connect and AutoCAD intelligent models. 

  • Prior experience working with Brownfields environment, preferably in a chemical processing plant either in general or mining processing industry.  

  • Experience with Leica RTC360 laser scanning equipment for 3D drafting of mechanical parts and pipe work desirable. 

  • Significant experience and training in the use of intelligent 3D modelling software. 

  • Demonstrate organizational approach to designing equipment and prioritizing tasks to meet schedule requirements. 

  • Strong communication skills in multi discipline teams. 

  • Strong problem-solving and planning skills 

  • Excellent computer literacy. 

  • Advanced knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel and PowerPoint. 


Education / Qualification Requirements 

  • Advanced Diploma of Mechanical Engineering minimum, degree preferred. 

We are partners to one another in pioneering new ways to be better for ourselves, our teams, and our communities. When you join Albemarle, you become our most essential element and you can anticipate competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, and resources that foster your well-being and fuel your personal growth. Help us shape the future, build with purpose and grow together.

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