Purpose of the Job:

Automation and Controls Engineer focused on developing automated production equipment and improving existing process equipment together with integrating equipment and systems.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Automate 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/developing special purpose production equipment. 
  • Skilled in writing PLC Code, Visual inspection software and controls systems in manufacturing.
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Electronic, mechanical and pneumatic design, assembly and fault finding.
  • Integration of equipment and systems.

Highly Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • Experience in writing Visual Basic and SQL database software.
  • OPC server
  • Manufacturing Execution Systems
  • Special purpose machinery

Internal and External Relationships:

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

 

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