Glenn Smith

Glenn Smith

  • Senior Process Control Engineer
  • Advanced Certificate Electro Technology
  • A Grade Electrical Fitter Dual Trade Instrumentation WA & Vic.
  • Discipline Process Control and Electrical Systems


Glenn has been employed as a Controls Systems Engineer with various companies and has held Senior Engineer positions for over eighteen (18) years. Glenn also holds his trade qualifications as a dual trade Electrician to compliment his process control and engineering experience. In all Glenn has over twenty eight (28) years experience as a Controls / Project Engineer and Electrician through the industries of mineral sands, mining, timber, process, automotive, packaging, printing and laboratories. Glenn has worked with the personnel at Bunbury Electrical for many years and is a welcomed addition to join our team as Senior Controls Engineer.

Glenn was also previously employed by Tech Tooling Precision Engineering for eight (8) years as the Engineering Manager of the Electrical Division. In this role, Glenn was responsible for the control system design of special purpose machinery and production lines, both for the electrical and pneumatic disciplines. Tech Tooling’s main clients were companies such as Toyota, Tickford, Robert Bosch, Venture Ford and Lockwood Australia.

Experience & Project History:

2005 – 2014 Iluka Resources

  • Iluka Capel – Synthetic Rutile Plant #1 & 2 PLC /SCADA upgrades.
  • Iluka Capel – SR1 and SR2 kiln instrument and control upgrade
  • Iluka Eneabba – Newman Concentrator re-start, mine relocation and MU03 mine move.
  • Iluka Hamilton – Rail Unloading System & Dry Plant upgrades.
  • Iluka Wagerup – Mine development (control and SCADA)
  • Iluka GinGin – Mine development (control and SCADA)
  • Iluka Tutunup South – Mine development (electrical phase)
  • Iluka Yoganup – Yard & Overland conveyor system
  • Iluka Capel – SR1 and SR2 kiln instrument and control upgrade
  • Iluka – Process Control Support Services (Southwest, Midwest and Victoria)

2008 – 2010 Aqwest & Dynea

  • Aqwest – Automation Water Filtration Plants greater Bunbury area.
  • Dynea Dardanup – Resin plant A810 & Urea System Upgrade.

1997 – 2005 – Tech Tooling Precision Engineering (Melbourne)

  • Manufacture of automated special purpose machines and Production lines for Toyota (assembly plant, engine plant, paint and press shop), Ford Australia, Holden Australia, Robert Bosch Australia, Tickford Australia, Venture, Lockwood (Victoria & Queensland), FlexDrive, GUD Manufacturing, IRT International & AA Gaskets.

1985 -1997

  • Latrobe Hospital commissioning and manufacture of controls for 2MW boiler.
  • Blue Ribbon Meats commissioning and manufacture of controls for wood waste balanced draft boiler
  • FluidSteam manufacture of controls for wood waste and gas boilers.
  • CryoChem manufacture of controls for freeze drying tunnels.
  • Bush Vacuum Systems manufacture and installation of hospital vacuum pump systems.
  • Gunnerson Industries 2500 amp sub-station installation.
  • Presswell Panels four grades sanding line installation.
  • TickFord Australia data acquisition and road trials Ford vehicles with Orbital engines.
  • Visyprint/board SCADA monitoring of 108 inch press and factory PLC maintenance.
  • BHP, Whyalla – DCS for liquid oxygen plant (design, construction and commission), Commissioning and field wiring/modifications of a Tomlinson boiler
  • Commonwealth Serum Laboratories, Parkville – Flu vaccine monitoring system PLC and SCADA, Tetanus vaccine monitoring and control system (design, construction and commission),       Diphtheria human vaccine monitoring and control systems (design, construction and commission).
  • General automation of veneer manufacturing machinery
  • Commercial construction projects.
  • Wesfi Kewdale Medium Density Fibre Board (MDF) Manufacturing plant – Commissioning team member for PLC, SCADA and electrical.
  • Wesfi integration of MEC dryer vendor control into site process system.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Electrical and Engineering Experience
  • Automation and design of industrial machinery, production lines and Robotics.
  • PLC/DCS programming of: General Electric (GE), Modicon, Schneider, Allen Bradley , Square D, Omron, Alspa, Mitsubishi, Toshiba, ABB Bailey, Siemens, Texas Instruments, Fuji, S&S, Koyo, Honeywell and others
  • SCADA programming of: Citect, Macroview, Wizcon, Wonderware, Turbolink, Magelis, Allen Bradley, Omron
  • Modbus, Ethernet, Profibus, DeviceNet and other communication bus systems.
  • Telemetry Networks Design and installation.
  • Gas burners: Korting, BSH, MEC, Konnus, Tomlinson, Fluidsteam
  • Safety risk assessments
  • Machine safety categorisation

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