Mr Neil McKenzie

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Bachelor of Tech Industrial Instrumentation (Central Queensland University)


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July 2005 - present: Research Fellow - Sugar Research and Innovation, CTCB - QUT.
  • Extensive research and consulting work for the sugar industry in the areas of Sugar mill engineering.
  • Manage production of specialised sugar mill instrumentation products for sale to Sugar Industry world wide.
January 1996 – June 2005: Research Engineer - Sugar Research Institute.
  • Major role in the development, design and commissioning of sugar milling train control systems for sugar mills in Thailand, China and South America.
  • Manage production of Sugar Research´s instrumentation production.
  • Management of trades and technical services.
  • Performed Research and consulting projects in the milling, boiler and railway fields of the sugar industry.
  • Preparation and Presentation of Sugar mill engineering courses.
  • Workplace Health and Safety Officer for Sugar Research institute for 4 years.
January 1986 – January 1996: Technician / Senior technician - Sugar Research Institute Mackay.
  • Technician / Senior technician, Sugar Research Institute Mackay
  • Provide instrumentation and electrical support for research projects
  • Production of specialised sugar industry instrumentation.
  • Extensive strain gauge application experience.
  • Assistance with research projects in the milling, production and cane transport fields.
February 1981 – October 1986
  • Inducted apprentice Instrument fitter with Sugar Research Institute Mackay.
  • Inducted apprentice Electrical fitter mechanic Conversion course.
  • Completed Associate diploma of Industrial Instrumentation (Central Queensland University)