Automation Engineer – Packaging at Guinness Nigeria PLC

Job Title: Automation Engineer – Packaging | Ref No: JR1041312
Location: Benin, Edo Nigeria | Guinness Nigeria PLC | Title: Full time
Worker Type: Regular

Guinness Nigeria PLC is a major market for Diageo: Guinness Nigeria operates in the unique and fast growing alcohol industry of over 15mhl beer potential. It is the only company that does Total Beverage Alcohol (TBA) in Nigeria. It’s an on trade dominated market but with a fast growing off trade channel.

About the Role

  • This role works at the tier 1 & 2 to deliver Asset Care functional expertise across the area/site and lead the shift Asset Care Technicians and support the day-based asset care support team to resolve complex equipment problems to ensure maximum plant availability.

Your Role

  • Lead and advocate good governance around internal and external compliance (health & safety, quality and environment).
  • Proactively lead on performance analysis that drives improvement actions that address adverse performance trends
  • Work with Operating Equipment Manufacturers to drive faster problem solving and greater plant availability
  • Complements the Mechanical Engineering team on the packaging lines to ensure optimum output.
  • Plant maintenance of all PLCs, SCADA Systems, High & Low voltage electrical systems in the Brewery Packaging lines
  • Maintain all Electrical Drives and controls on the packaging.
  • Resolve all electrical/electronics/automation breakdowns and issues on the packaging lines.
  • Work with Operating Equipment Manufacturers to drive faster problem solving and greater plant availability
  • Support in delivery of outstanding performance in all aspects of the balanced scorecard (Safety, Quality, Environment, Asset Care, Delivery, Productivity, Cost and Morale).

Experience Required

  • HND / University Degree in Mechanical/Electrical/Electronics Engineering. Master’s degree and/or professional membership with Nigerian Society of Engineers (COREN) may be an added advantage.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in a brewing or FMCG manufacturing environment directly supporting Electrics, automation and PLC (Siemens Experience Preferred), SCADA and DCS.
  • Deep knowledge of new and evolving technology and wide range SCADA system versions and their applications with detailed knowledge of PLC Steps 5 and 7 and Programming.
  • Enhanced skills on Brewery HV/LV distribution systems and electrical drives control automation systems.
  • Working knowledge of Permit to Work (PTW) systems, with good asset care management skills.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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