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Automation Engineer

Automation Engineer

Wiltshire, GB, BA14 6PG

Wiltshire, GB, BA14 6PG

Position Snapshot

Cereal Partners

Automation Engineer

Staverton 

£Competitive Salary, bonus potential + private health insurance

(Relocation support may be considered for the right candidate)

Position Summary

 

We are looking for an experience Automation Engineer to join our engineering team in Staverton, you will provide automation support across Manufacturing Execution Systems across the factory, 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. Cereal Partners UK is a powerful alliance between Nestlé and General Mills, producing some of the biggest names in breakfast cereals. As a bright, forward thinking company, we are always striving for a new way to develop and market better products, helping to enhance the lifestyle of consumers and stay on top in the highly competitive cereal aisle.

 

A day in the life of an Automation Engineer...

 

As an Automation Engineer you will be responsible for the upkeep, maintenance and develop of the manufacturing control systems and their interface with the wider UK network.

 

Other key day to day activities will be:

 

  • Management of the sites PLC networks, hardware and software.
  • Management of the PLC network support contracts.
  • Responsible for providing technical support and training to Technicians and Engineers.
  • MES/Automation/FAS gap analysis compliance.
  • Duty holder for MES and Automation.
  • Ensure safe installations and operations through proper design, protection systems, procedures and training.
  • Ensure documentation including manuals, diagrams, software packages etc. are updated and correct.
  • Support CAPEX Projects across the site.
  • Manage site obsolescence plan, pro-actively identify critical areas and implement upgrades
What will make you successful

 

To be successful in this key role we expect you to ideally have experience working in a 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:

 

  • Ideally HNC/Degree in appropriate technical discipline or equivalent.
  • Detailed knowledge of PC, PLC, Database and SCADA systems.
  • Proven experience in PLC/HMI programming.
  • Experience using Rockwell Allen Bradley
  • Experienced using Wonderware InTouch.
  • You will be able to support with software development, including MES, Automation, HMI screen design, database design.
  • Good knowledge of industrial IT/FAS.
  • Data transfer, communication and networking systems.
  • Process control systems knowledge.
  • Strong and highly developed fault finding and problem analysis skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and implement capital projects
What you need to know

 

What can we offer in return? Great benefits you’d expect from a business the size of Nestlé – 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 opening date for this role is the 16th January 2020 and the closing date for this role is 14th Feb 2020.

 

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 Nestlé, 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!

 

Position Snapshot

Cereal Partners

Automation Engineer

Staverton 

£Competitive Salary, bonus potential + private health insurance

(Relocation support may be considered for the right candidate)

Position Summary

 

We are looking for an experience Automation Engineer to join our engineering team in Staverton, you will provide automation support across Manufacturing Execution Systems across the factory, 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. Cereal Partners UK is a powerful alliance between Nestlé and General Mills, producing some of the biggest names in breakfast cereals. As a bright, forward thinking company, we are always striving for a new way to develop and market better products, helping to enhance the lifestyle of consumers and stay on top in the highly competitive cereal aisle.

 

A day in the life of an Automation Engineer...

 

As an Automation Engineer you will be responsible for the upkeep, maintenance and develop of the manufacturing control systems and their interface with the wider UK network.

 

Other key day to day activities will be:

 

  • Management of the sites PLC networks, hardware and software.
  • Management of the PLC network support contracts.
  • Responsible for providing technical support and training to Technicians and Engineers.
  • MES/Automation/FAS gap analysis compliance.
  • Duty holder for MES and Automation.
  • Ensure safe installations and operations through proper design, protection systems, procedures and training.
  • Ensure documentation including manuals, diagrams, software packages etc. are updated and correct.
  • Support CAPEX Projects across the site.
  • Manage site obsolescence plan, pro-actively identify critical areas and implement upgrades
What will make you successful

 

To be successful in this key role we expect you to ideally have experience working in a 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:

 

  • Ideally HNC/Degree in appropriate technical discipline or equivalent.
  • Detailed knowledge of PC, PLC, Database and SCADA systems.
  • Proven experience in PLC/HMI programming.
  • Experience using Rockwell Allen Bradley
  • Experienced using Wonderware InTouch.
  • You will be able to support with software development, including MES, Automation, HMI screen design, database design.
  • Good knowledge of industrial IT/FAS.
  • Data transfer, communication and networking systems.
  • Process control systems knowledge.
  • Strong and highly developed fault finding and problem analysis skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and implement capital projects
What you need to know

 

What can we offer in return? Great benefits you’d expect from a business the size of Nestlé – 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 opening date for this role is the 16th January 2020 and the closing date for this role is 14th Feb 2020.

 

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 Nestlé, 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!

 

Apply now »