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Project MES & Automation Engineer

Project MES & Automation Engineer

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Position Snapshot

 

Business Area: Nestlé Purina PetCare

Job Title: Project MES & Automation Engineer 

Location: Wisbech, Cambridgeshire 


Circa £42,000 depending on experience, plus potential bonus + fantastic benefits.

 

This is a full-time permanent opportunity, but we are always open to discuss individual’s flexible working needs so please speak to us during the recruitment process to understand what this could look like for you. 
 

Position Summary

 

We have a fantastic opportunity available, our Nestlé Petcare manufacturing site based within Wisbech, Cambridgeshire have an exciting major Capex Investment project starting very soon, supporting the site to expand even further, we are looking for a talent MES & Automation Engineer to join the project team to support us with the implementation and start up phases of the project.

 

At Nestlé PURINA Pet Care, we're passionately committed to helping pets enjoy happier, healthier and longer lives because we're pet owners too. As a world leading company in pet care and nutrition, Nestlé PURINA has been helping pet’s live healthy, happy lives for over 85 years. We are proud to produce some of the UK’s best loved brands including BAKERS®, GO-CAT®, WINALOT®, FELIX®, and BONIO, trusted and bought by millions of pet owners. 
 

A day in the life of Project MES & Automation Engineer

 

Reporting into the Project Engineering Manager, you will ensure implementation and start-up phases of Capital Investment Projects are met, following the Project Brief, Design Specifications and Nestlé Standards. You will be responsible to lead all MES and automation related activities in line with corporate policies in terms of quality, safety, and compliance, ensuring the project is completed on time, within budget and fulfilling the agreed objectives. 

 


Key responsibilities of this role:

 

•    Ensure that the objectives of the investment project charter, design specifications and Nestlé standards are implemented and adhered to.
•    Work with stakeholders to develop user requirement specifications, cost estimates, schedules of new infrastructure, facilities, and equipment.
•    Execute the project from basic design, through installation to successful commissioning, qualification, and verification, and deliver a vertical start-up.
•    Monitoring progress and performance against the project plan; taking action to resolve operational problems and minimize delays.
•    Execute the basic and detailed design of the project based on Nestlé ways of working including principles, standards, local regulations, the defined User Requirements Specifications and the TPM characteristics of a unit operation (safety, quality, affordability, maintainability, operability, and reliability).
•    Ensure all the elements of the project (including technical people training, as needed) is performed in such a way that safety is always guaranteed on the whole project site and that a vertical start-up is assured.
•    Liaise with Operations and other on-site resources for project work and with R&D, Marketing, and Logistics regarding scope, time plan and budget.
•    Identifying, developing, and gathering the resources necessary to complete the project, including 3rd parties.
•    Coordinate contractors and other stakeholders, mobilize the necessary resources (internal-external) to guarantee project is completed in time and in full.
•    Ensure by design the workers and operators safety, during both the construction and the ongoing operation of the plant.
•    Support the start-up manager and their team to ensure a smooth transition to operations after the qualification and verification of the installation.
 

What will make you successful

 

To be successful you will either have previous experience within a project engineering department or experience within a fast-paced FMCG Manufacturing environment focused on process and or  packing related activities. 

 

Other key attributes would be:

 

•    Ideally MSc in Industrial Engineering or BSc Electronic & Automation Engineer or BSc Electrical degree or equivalent in technical and/or scientific discipline.
•    Good technical knowledge of MES systems and process control (SCADA and PLC systems) and sound understanding of electrical design and installations.
•    Rockwell Automation technologies (PLCs, fieldbus and network devices, communication protocols) and Wonderware Systems (InTouch System Platform) is a plus.
•    Participation in the development of engineering projects as part of a multidisciplinary team with experience supporting Capital Expenditure projects.
•    Exposure to TPM, preventive maintenance planning and/or maintenance execution desired but not required.
•    Someone who takes pride and responsibility in what you do with strong problem-solving skills and continuous improvement mind-set.
•    Autonomy and Self-Management, following defined KPIs/Objectives, and Proactively tracking them
•    Financial management skills: reviewing, controlling, and forecasting, purchasing and price negotiation
•    Proven track record in delivering results by working with multidisciplinary and cross Functional teams.    
•    Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (MS Project is a plus), AutoCAD     
 

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 bank holidays plus flex leave, pension scheme and a real focus on personal development and growth.


We will be considering candidates as they apply and we will occasionally close job advertisements 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!


 

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Position Snapshot

 

Business Area: Nestlé Purina PetCare

Job Title: Project MES & Automation Engineer 

Location: Wisbech, Cambridgeshire 


Circa £42,000 depending on experience, plus potential bonus + fantastic benefits.

 

This is a full-time permanent opportunity, but we are always open to discuss individual’s flexible working needs so please speak to us during the recruitment process to understand what this could look like for you. 
 

Position Summary

 

We have a fantastic opportunity available, our Nestlé Petcare manufacturing site based within Wisbech, Cambridgeshire have an exciting major Capex Investment project starting very soon, supporting the site to expand even further, we are looking for a talent MES & Automation Engineer to join the project team to support us with the implementation and start up phases of the project.

 

At Nestlé PURINA Pet Care, we're passionately committed to helping pets enjoy happier, healthier and longer lives because we're pet owners too. As a world leading company in pet care and nutrition, Nestlé PURINA has been helping pet’s live healthy, happy lives for over 85 years. We are proud to produce some of the UK’s best loved brands including BAKERS®, GO-CAT®, WINALOT®, FELIX®, and BONIO, trusted and bought by millions of pet owners. 
 

A day in the life of Project MES & Automation Engineer

 

Reporting into the Project Engineering Manager, you will ensure implementation and start-up phases of Capital Investment Projects are met, following the Project Brief, Design Specifications and Nestlé Standards. You will be responsible to lead all MES and automation related activities in line with corporate policies in terms of quality, safety, and compliance, ensuring the project is completed on time, within budget and fulfilling the agreed objectives. 

 


Key responsibilities of this role:

 

•    Ensure that the objectives of the investment project charter, design specifications and Nestlé standards are implemented and adhered to.
•    Work with stakeholders to develop user requirement specifications, cost estimates, schedules of new infrastructure, facilities, and equipment.
•    Execute the project from basic design, through installation to successful commissioning, qualification, and verification, and deliver a vertical start-up.
•    Monitoring progress and performance against the project plan; taking action to resolve operational problems and minimize delays.
•    Execute the basic and detailed design of the project based on Nestlé ways of working including principles, standards, local regulations, the defined User Requirements Specifications and the TPM characteristics of a unit operation (safety, quality, affordability, maintainability, operability, and reliability).
•    Ensure all the elements of the project (including technical people training, as needed) is performed in such a way that safety is always guaranteed on the whole project site and that a vertical start-up is assured.
•    Liaise with Operations and other on-site resources for project work and with R&D, Marketing, and Logistics regarding scope, time plan and budget.
•    Identifying, developing, and gathering the resources necessary to complete the project, including 3rd parties.
•    Coordinate contractors and other stakeholders, mobilize the necessary resources (internal-external) to guarantee project is completed in time and in full.
•    Ensure by design the workers and operators safety, during both the construction and the ongoing operation of the plant.
•    Support the start-up manager and their team to ensure a smooth transition to operations after the qualification and verification of the installation.
 

What will make you successful

 

To be successful you will either have previous experience within a project engineering department or experience within a fast-paced FMCG Manufacturing environment focused on process and or  packing related activities. 

 

Other key attributes would be:

 

•    Ideally MSc in Industrial Engineering or BSc Electronic & Automation Engineer or BSc Electrical degree or equivalent in technical and/or scientific discipline.
•    Good technical knowledge of MES systems and process control (SCADA and PLC systems) and sound understanding of electrical design and installations.
•    Rockwell Automation technologies (PLCs, fieldbus and network devices, communication protocols) and Wonderware Systems (InTouch System Platform) is a plus.
•    Participation in the development of engineering projects as part of a multidisciplinary team with experience supporting Capital Expenditure projects.
•    Exposure to TPM, preventive maintenance planning and/or maintenance execution desired but not required.
•    Someone who takes pride and responsibility in what you do with strong problem-solving skills and continuous improvement mind-set.
•    Autonomy and Self-Management, following defined KPIs/Objectives, and Proactively tracking them
•    Financial management skills: reviewing, controlling, and forecasting, purchasing and price negotiation
•    Proven track record in delivering results by working with multidisciplinary and cross Functional teams.    
•    Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (MS Project is a plus), AutoCAD     
 

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 bank holidays plus flex leave, pension scheme and a real focus on personal development and growth.


We will be considering candidates as they apply and we will occasionally close job advertisements 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!


 

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Wisbech, GB, PE13 2RG

Wisbech, GB, PE13 2RG

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