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Electrical & Automation/ Controls Engineer

Electrical & Automation/ Controls Engineer

Staverton, GB, BA14 6PG

Staverton, GB, BA14 6PG

Position Snapshot

 

Cereal Partners Worldwide


Electrical & Automation/ Controls Engineer


Staverton Wiltshire


Salary up to £50,500 DOE + potential bonus and excellent companywide benefits


Monday – Friday (in this role you will be required to support the factory out of hours)
 

Position Summary

 

We have a fantastic opportunity for an Electrical & Automations Engineer to join our team based at our Cereal Partners Factory in Staverton, Wiltshire. In the role you will provide automation support, ensuring that all MES-Automation activities enhance business objectives, product quality and plant performance.

 

At Cereal Partners UK we have established ourselves as one of the largest cereal manufacturers in the UK, making many well-loved brands with a long heritage. Our aim is simple: to provide high quality, nutritious and great tasting breakfast cereals. You could join our mission to create a nation of Cereal Lovers!
 

A day in the life of an Electrical & Automation/ Controls Engineer

 

We’re looking for someone to provide electrical & automation support to the factory engineering team. You will be responsible for supporting OMP activities to reduce unplanned stops, machinery safety, automation projects and process improvements. 

 

Other key day-to-day activities will be:

 

•    Support the automation and control systems on site including PLCs, HMIs, SCADA, Drives
•    Experience of Allen Bradley, RS Logix, In Touch Wonderware, Panel Builder (preferred)
•    Able to solve problems across the site using Electrical/Automation skills
•    Support the Maintenance Engineers on complex line breakdowns
•    Experience of networks, servers, DH+, Devicenet, Profibus, Ethernet, Asi.
•    Some LV electrical panel design, modification experience (preferred)
•    Fully confident in writing SCADA/PLC software from scratch
•    Participate in Capital Investments projects in the factory, ensuring that the technical solution follows the required standards and is delivered with the expected quality, on time and in budget
•    Ensure process & equipment safety for people, products and environment and exhibit a zero-tolerance approach to unsafe situations. Participate in the implementation of engineering tools at site level (i.e. NSAT, NET, AMM, etc.), and in the M&I activities in the factory
•    Ensure E&A installations comply with market and corporate safety, health, environment, product safety and product quality standards. Ensures that the key MES-E&A documentation is up to date and in place
•    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.
•    Coach and mentor the maintenance team members to develop their automation and electrical capabilities.
•    E&A engineers play a key role in the continuous improvement of our factories through mastering the process and product characteristics. 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:

 

•    Electrical and/or Automation engineering degree/HNC/Apprenticeship or equivalent
•    Experience required in Electricity, Process Control, Loop Tuning, Instrumentation and PLC/HMI programming
•    Wonderware SCADA, InTouch would be advantageous.
•    Exposure to TPM, preventive maintenance planning and/or maintenance execution desired but not required

 

What you need to know

 

What can we offer in return? Great benefits you’d expect from a business the size of CPW – in the shape of a competitive salary and benefits package, bonus scheme, flexible working scheme, 25 days holiday plus statutory holidays plus flex leave, pension scheme and a real focus on personal development and growth.

 

The closing date for this position is 14/05/2021 , we will be considering candidates as they apply and we will occasionally close job advertisements early in the event we receive sufficient applicants, so please don’t delay in submitting your application.


At CPW, our values are rooted in respect – for our employees, our customers and our consumers.  That’s why championing diversity and inclusion is so important to us; when we embrace different perspectives and give everyone the chance to be the best they can be, we can think in new, creative ways that grow and enhance our business. We are committed to equal opportunity for all and we may collect relevant data for monitoring purposes during our candidate registration process.  Be yourself, everyone else is taken!

 

Right to work in the UK 
 
In accordance with Home Office guidance successful candidates will be required to evidence their right to work in the UK before commencement of employment. We have assessed this role and it would be applicable for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker route. Financial support could be available from Nestlé to assist with the immigration fees associated with the Skilled Worker route. We encourage you to review the UK Home Office guidelines ahead of submitting a job application to review whether you meet the eligibility criteria under the Skilled Worker route. If you require sponsorship, please discuss this with us as part of the recruitment process. 

Position Snapshot

 

Cereal Partners Worldwide


Electrical & Automation/ Controls Engineer


Staverton Wiltshire


Salary up to £50,500 DOE + potential bonus and excellent companywide benefits


Monday – Friday (in this role you will be required to support the factory out of hours)
 

Position Summary

 

We have a fantastic opportunity for an Electrical & Automations Engineer to join our team based at our Cereal Partners Factory in Staverton, Wiltshire. In the role you will provide automation support, ensuring that all MES-Automation activities enhance business objectives, product quality and plant performance.

 

At Cereal Partners UK we have established ourselves as one of the largest cereal manufacturers in the UK, making many well-loved brands with a long heritage. Our aim is simple: to provide high quality, nutritious and great tasting breakfast cereals. You could join our mission to create a nation of Cereal Lovers!
 

A day in the life of an Electrical & Automation/ Controls Engineer

 

We’re looking for someone to provide electrical & automation support to the factory engineering team. You will be responsible for supporting OMP activities to reduce unplanned stops, machinery safety, automation projects and process improvements. 

 

Other key day-to-day activities will be:

 

•    Support the automation and control systems on site including PLCs, HMIs, SCADA, Drives
•    Experience of Allen Bradley, RS Logix, In Touch Wonderware, Panel Builder (preferred)
•    Able to solve problems across the site using Electrical/Automation skills
•    Support the Maintenance Engineers on complex line breakdowns
•    Experience of networks, servers, DH+, Devicenet, Profibus, Ethernet, Asi.
•    Some LV electrical panel design, modification experience (preferred)
•    Fully confident in writing SCADA/PLC software from scratch
•    Participate in Capital Investments projects in the factory, ensuring that the technical solution follows the required standards and is delivered with the expected quality, on time and in budget
•    Ensure process & equipment safety for people, products and environment and exhibit a zero-tolerance approach to unsafe situations. Participate in the implementation of engineering tools at site level (i.e. NSAT, NET, AMM, etc.), and in the M&I activities in the factory
•    Ensure E&A installations comply with market and corporate safety, health, environment, product safety and product quality standards. Ensures that the key MES-E&A documentation is up to date and in place
•    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.
•    Coach and mentor the maintenance team members to develop their automation and electrical capabilities.
•    E&A engineers play a key role in the continuous improvement of our factories through mastering the process and product characteristics. 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:

 

•    Electrical and/or Automation engineering degree/HNC/Apprenticeship or equivalent
•    Experience required in Electricity, Process Control, Loop Tuning, Instrumentation and PLC/HMI programming
•    Wonderware SCADA, InTouch would be advantageous.
•    Exposure to TPM, preventive maintenance planning and/or maintenance execution desired but not required

 

What you need to know

 

What can we offer in return? Great benefits you’d expect from a business the size of CPW – in the shape of a competitive salary and benefits package, bonus scheme, flexible working scheme, 25 days holiday plus statutory holidays plus flex leave, pension scheme and a real focus on personal development and growth.

 

The closing date for this position is 14/05/2021 , we will be considering candidates as they apply and we will occasionally close job advertisements early in the event we receive sufficient applicants, so please don’t delay in submitting your application.


At CPW, our values are rooted in respect – for our employees, our customers and our consumers.  That’s why championing diversity and inclusion is so important to us; when we embrace different perspectives and give everyone the chance to be the best they can be, we can think in new, creative ways that grow and enhance our business. We are committed to equal opportunity for all and we may collect relevant data for monitoring purposes during our candidate registration process.  Be yourself, everyone else is taken!

 

Right to work in the UK 
 
In accordance with Home Office guidance successful candidates will be required to evidence their right to work in the UK before commencement of employment. We have assessed this role and it would be applicable for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker route. Financial support could be available from Nestlé to assist with the immigration fees associated with the Skilled Worker route. We encourage you to review the UK Home Office guidelines ahead of submitting a job application to review whether you meet the eligibility criteria under the Skilled Worker route. If you require sponsorship, please discuss this with us as part of the recruitment process. 

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