Purpose of the Job:

Automation and Controls Engineer focused on developing automated production equipment, improving existing equipment and leading the preventative maintenance team.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Specify automated production equipment
  • Improve equipment to run processes more efficiently
  • Understand control equipment and software on all production equipment
  • Support production on major breakdowns
  • Preventative maintenance (TPM)
  • Keep up to date on technology and products

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required:

  • BSc or HND in Engineering with a minimum of 5 years’ experience
  • Experienced in procuring special purpose production equipment
  • Skilled in writing PLC Code, Visual inspection software and controls systems in manufacturing
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

Highly Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • Experience in writing Visual Basic and SQL database software
  • OPC server
  • Manufacturing Execution Systems
  • ERP/MRP systems

Internal and External Relationships:

  • Manufacturing Engineering: leading teams sourcing equipment, improving process and supporting production
  • R&D: Understand process, its relationship to the equipment and improvement initiatives

 

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