Automation Engineer Ref:AE/07/2013 Full Time
Nigerian Bottling Company Ltd

Lagos, Nigeria | Bachelor's Degree | 3 - 5 years | Full Time | Male or Female | Engineering | Engineering / Technology

Job Summary

    Ensures optimized equipment performance by maintaining / improving equipment and line controls

    Improves reliability and efficiencies by ensuring optimal execution of maintenance tasks.

    Participates in developing business plans targeting productivity improvement and  increased cost efficiency

    Contributes to preparation- and controls area of responsibility related maintenance budget ensuring sufficient funds to cover all routines and initiatives reflected in strategy & operational plans.

    Effectively applies business performance review (BPMS, EATB) management routine

    Achievement of business targets by optimal use of labour and materials   

    Analyses cost centre variances and investigates ways to improve cost performance

    Understands and controls main cost drivers in Maintenance

    Ensures full use of SAP Plant Maintenance module to be able to monitor cost and execution of maintenance activities

Job Requirements

University degree in Electrical/Controls/Electronics/Automation Engineering required 4-5 years working experience in the field of Automation in Industry dealing with Siemens & Omron PLCs, Danfoss, Omron, Siemens variable fre drives VFDs, sensors, PLC programming skills and ability to effectively read and understand wiring plans plus PLC user programs and comments thereof.

Experience in budgeting .

Experience in people management.

 Experience in execution of projects such as: line commissioning, annual maintenance planning Basic Knowledge of a bottling organization: Planning, Manufacturing, Quality, Environment, Engineering.

Health and Safety Operational planning expertise/experience Delegation skills.

 Understanding of financial impact of decisions.

 Ability to think in terms of functional sustainability rather than short term wins.

 Ability to select and assess first-line managers.

 Coaching direct reports and mentoring others Ability to empower managers .

Ability to translate function strategy into unit/section’s plan.

 Ability to lead and manage change .

Ability to set standards for management performance.

 High integrity.

 Ability to build relationships to improve results.

 Ability to understand what drives peers in other units .

Open-minded and willing to experiment and try new things .

Intellectual curiosity.

 Ability to disseminate and enforce safety, health & environment policy.

 Ability to implement quality and health, safety & environment improvements

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