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Electrical & Automation Engineer

Electrical & Automation Engineer

Cambridgeshire, GB, PE13 2RG

Cambridgeshire, GB, PE13 2RG

Pets are our passion, safety is our promise and progress is our pledge. We work smarter, not harder. As a result, we’re widely known as a ‘Best Place to Work’. We make some of the world's most popular and trusted food brands and are committed to advancing the science, health and food products for pets.  

Position Snapshot

Nestlé Purina 

Electrical & Automation Engineer

Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

Circa £41k depending on experience + additional benefits

Position Summary

Are you an experienced Electrical & Automation Engineer who is looking to share your skill-set in a role that offers an opportunity for you to shine? Are you keen to make your mark in your next career step? Then this could be the role you’re looking for.

 

We are looking for an Electrical & Automations Engineer, based at our Purina factory in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire. You’ll be rewarded with an attractive package (circa £41k).

 

At Purina PetCare, we're passionately committed to helping pets enjoy happier, healthier and longer lives because we're pet owners too.

 

Our Wisbech factory makes some of the UK’s most well known and much loved brands, such as Felix, Winalot, Gourmet, and Purina ONE, and is constantly developing to meet the changing needs of our consumers. All this happens in a vibrant and historic market town known as the capital of the Fens. For a town with a rich history it also has a strong vision for the future with continued investment planned to ensure Wisbech remains a great place to work, live and visit.

 

Manufacturing in Nestlé is all about ensuring the consumer receives a perfect quality product, at the right time and place whilst driving losses from our business in order to maximise efficiency & productivity.

This is particularly critical as we continue our journey towards being a LEAN Enterprise. This is the biggest change in the way we work that Nestlé have ever seen. It’s worldwide. It is exciting. You could play a key part in it. 

A day in the life of...

We’re looking for someone to provide Electrical & Automation support to the factory engineering team, this person will deliver cost effective maintenance activities to site assets in line with annual maintenance plan and situation demands. To actively seek and implement new improvement methods to increase reliability.

 

Other key day-to-day activities will be:

 

  • Attend breakdowns to both plant and equipment to manage day-to-day needs of the production department.
  • Building strong awareness of departmental needs to maximise production output and ensuring the smooth flow of the operation.
  • The role will ask that you are able to provide a site wide support function to production and engineering, utilising analytical tools to improve plant reliability in helping achieve plant objectives and maximise efficiency and minimise total cost. 
  • Assist with in root-cause analysis, implementing robust countermeasures, and supporting first line operator development, TPM, centre lining and SMED activities.
  • Work with Shift manager, Operators and the wider engineering team to provide expertise in Electrical, Mechanical and Pneumatic control systems ensuring efficient plant operation.
  • Coach and mentor the maintenance team members to develop their automation and electrical capabilities.
  • Implement performance improvement projects as identified by the teams.

What Will Make You Successful?

To be successful in this key role we expect you to ideally have experience working in a FMCG manufacturing maintenance environment and have strong service orientation amongst internal stakeholders with lots of proactive initiative and attention to detail.

 

Other key attributes we are looking for are:

 

  • Educated in Electrical Engineering to Degree, HNC or ONC level and Completion of a recognised apprenticeship.
  • Experience in Electrical, Instrumentation and Allen Bradley SLC500 & ControlLogix a necessity.
  • Wonderware SCADA would be advantageous.
  • Experience of SERVO systems in relation to FMCG machinery
  • Ability to fault find within electrical panels and apply a logical fault finding approach to breakdowns and problem solving.
  • Proficient with Microsoft products.
  • Proven knowledge of BS 7671 IET 18th Edition Wiring Regulations, EN 60204-1 Safety of machinery – Electrical equipment of machines & EN ISO 13849-1. Safety of machinery — Safety-related parts of control systems.
  • Someone who takes pride and responsibility in what you do with strong problem solving skills and continuous improvement mind-set.
  • Proven ability to actively apply skills in a safe and effective manner.
  • Ability to communication technical information to non-technical audiences.

 

 

What you need to know

The closing date for this role is 8th March 2019. We will be considering applicants as they apply, so please don’t delay in submitting your application.

To find out more about PURINA please visit: www.purina.co.uk

Nestlé UK & I is committed to equal opportunity for all. We may collect relevant data for monitoring as part of our candidate registration process.

 

Nestlé is 328,000 people strong and are driven by the purpose of enhancing the quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. With more than 89.5 billion CHF in 2016, we have an expansive presence with 442 factories in more than 86 countries. We believe our people are our most important asset, so we'll offer you a dynamic international working environment with constant opportunities for development. Want to learn more? Visit us at www.nestle.com.

Pets are our passion, safety is our promise and progress is our pledge. We work smarter, not harder. As a result, we’re widely known as a ‘Best Place to Work’. We make some of the world's most popular and trusted food brands and are committed to advancing the science, health and food products for pets.  

Position Snapshot

Nestlé Purina 

Electrical & Automation Engineer

Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

Circa £41k depending on experience + additional benefits

Position Summary

Are you an experienced Electrical & Automation Engineer who is looking to share your skill-set in a role that offers an opportunity for you to shine? Are you keen to make your mark in your next career step? Then this could be the role you’re looking for.

 

We are looking for an Electrical & Automations Engineer, based at our Purina factory in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire. You’ll be rewarded with an attractive package (circa £41k).

 

At Purina PetCare, we're passionately committed to helping pets enjoy happier, healthier and longer lives because we're pet owners too.

 

Our Wisbech factory makes some of the UK’s most well known and much loved brands, such as Felix, Winalot, Gourmet, and Purina ONE, and is constantly developing to meet the changing needs of our consumers. All this happens in a vibrant and historic market town known as the capital of the Fens. For a town with a rich history it also has a strong vision for the future with continued investment planned to ensure Wisbech remains a great place to work, live and visit.

 

Manufacturing in Nestlé is all about ensuring the consumer receives a perfect quality product, at the right time and place whilst driving losses from our business in order to maximise efficiency & productivity.

This is particularly critical as we continue our journey towards being a LEAN Enterprise. This is the biggest change in the way we work that Nestlé have ever seen. It’s worldwide. It is exciting. You could play a key part in it. 

A day in the life of...

We’re looking for someone to provide Electrical & Automation support to the factory engineering team, this person will deliver cost effective maintenance activities to site assets in line with annual maintenance plan and situation demands. To actively seek and implement new improvement methods to increase reliability.

 

Other key day-to-day activities will be:

 

  • Attend breakdowns to both plant and equipment to manage day-to-day needs of the production department.
  • Building strong awareness of departmental needs to maximise production output and ensuring the smooth flow of the operation.
  • The role will ask that you are able to provide a site wide support function to production and engineering, utilising analytical tools to improve plant reliability in helping achieve plant objectives and maximise efficiency and minimise total cost. 
  • Assist with in root-cause analysis, implementing robust countermeasures, and supporting first line operator development, TPM, centre lining and SMED activities.
  • Work with Shift manager, Operators and the wider engineering team to provide expertise in Electrical, Mechanical and Pneumatic control systems ensuring efficient plant operation.
  • Coach and mentor the maintenance team members to develop their automation and electrical capabilities.
  • Implement performance improvement projects as identified by the teams.

What Will Make You Successful?

To be successful in this key role we expect you to ideally have experience working in a FMCG manufacturing maintenance environment and have strong service orientation amongst internal stakeholders with lots of proactive initiative and attention to detail.

 

Other key attributes we are looking for are:

 

  • Educated in Electrical Engineering to Degree, HNC or ONC level and Completion of a recognised apprenticeship.
  • Experience in Electrical, Instrumentation and Allen Bradley SLC500 & ControlLogix a necessity.
  • Wonderware SCADA would be advantageous.
  • Experience of SERVO systems in relation to FMCG machinery
  • Ability to fault find within electrical panels and apply a logical fault finding approach to breakdowns and problem solving.
  • Proficient with Microsoft products.
  • Proven knowledge of BS 7671 IET 18th Edition Wiring Regulations, EN 60204-1 Safety of machinery – Electrical equipment of machines & EN ISO 13849-1. Safety of machinery — Safety-related parts of control systems.
  • Someone who takes pride and responsibility in what you do with strong problem solving skills and continuous improvement mind-set.
  • Proven ability to actively apply skills in a safe and effective manner.
  • Ability to communication technical information to non-technical audiences.

 

 

What you need to know

The closing date for this role is 8th March 2019. We will be considering applicants as they apply, so please don’t delay in submitting your application.

To find out more about PURINA please visit: www.purina.co.uk

Nestlé UK & I is committed to equal opportunity for all. We may collect relevant data for monitoring as part of our candidate registration process.

 

Nestlé is 328,000 people strong and are driven by the purpose of enhancing the quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. With more than 89.5 billion CHF in 2016, we have an expansive presence with 442 factories in more than 86 countries. We believe our people are our most important asset, so we'll offer you a dynamic international working environment with constant opportunities for development. Want to learn more? Visit us at www.nestle.com.

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