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Jobs of the week: R&D Engineer – Printing, Melbourne

Thursday, 25 January 2007
By Print 21 Online Article

Securency is a joint venture between the Reserve Bank of Australia and Innovia Films. They are the world leader in the development of polymer bank note technology and are committed to an intensive ongoing research and development program to provide innovative solutions to bank note security. The organisation operates from a world-class facility and has undertaken high levels of investment in equipment and personnel to maintain the technological edge.

As part of a team involved in R&D activity, you will manage a pilot press facility, assisting in the development of new features to increase bank note security, production efficiencies and longevity of finished products. Specifically you will be involved in:

  • Planning and supervising trials on the pilot press plant
  • Undertake data logging and reporting of trial outcomes.
  • Provide detailed, data driven written reports on trials
  • Maintaining the pilot press
  • Assisting with other R&D processes

    To succeed in this role you will require a highly developed understanding of printing press technical setup and operation processes, ideally with knowledge of gravure processes and equipment. You might be a qualified Engineer who has specialised in the installation and/or maintenance of printing presses, or a trained Printer who has undertaken additional engineering studies in engineering. Consideration will be given to experienced gravure printers who have a desire to undertake tertiary engineering studies.

    You will be joining a world class organisation with excellent prospects for growth both locally and overseas. Interested applicants are encouraged to email their resume to or contact John Williamson on (03) 8629 1192 for further information.


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