Automation Engineer needed at The Nigerian Bottling Company Ltd
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The Nigerian Bottling Company Ltd is one of the biggest companies in the non-alcoholic beverage industry in the country and is the sole franchise bottler of The Coca-Cola Company in Nigeria.
Our company serves approximately 160 million people by producing and distributing a unique portfolio of quality brands, bringing passion to marketplace implementation, and demonstrating leadership in corporate social responsibility.
Job Title: Automation Engineer
Engineering, Technical, Manufacturing
The Automation Engineer reports to the Plant Engineer and the key responsibilities of the role are:
Ensures optimized equipment performance by maintaining, improving equipment and line controls. Drives innovation and improvement. Manages people and resources to ensure uncompromised safety, availability and quality while minimizing the impact on the environment.
Participates in organization - and executes annual overhaul of production lines.
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
Actively participates and ensures the implementation of various infrastructure or process optimization projects
Effectively applies business performance review (E2020) management routine
Optimizes the availability of assets to operation
Evaluates effectiveness of corrective actions using all available data
Maintains effective systems to ensure CC Hellenic/TCCC products and package quality
Prepares, presents and interprets Maintenance KBI's, makes recommendations which result in increased productivity and efficiency; reduces cost and improves customer satisfaction
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
Builds maintenance teams' capabilities through implementation of training and development programs
University degree in Electrical, Controls, Electronics, Automation Engineering required
Desired Candidate Profile
University degree in Electrical/Controls/Electronics/Automation Engineering required .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