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Electrical and Automation Project Engineer

Electrical and Automation Project Engineer

Wisbech, GB, PE13 2RG

Wisbech, GB, PE13 2RG

Position Snapshot

 

Electrical and Automation Project Engineer 

Nestlé Purina 
 
Engineering 

Wisbech, Cambridgeshire 

Circa £45,000 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 use during the recruitment process to understand what this could look like for you. 
 

Position Summary

 

We’re looking for a specialist Electrical and Automation Project Engineer at our Wisbech, Purina manufacturing site, you will be able to demonstrate a broad range of technical skills. We never stand still in a continually evolving and competitive market, so you’ll need a continuous improvement mind-set and a willingness to get stuck in too.

 

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 a Project Engineer

 

The team is growing, and we have some amazing capital investment projects across our strategy that you will be managing and / or perform the design, implementation and start-up with your E&A specialist focus.  

 

Other key responsibilities will be:

 

•    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 startup.
•    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. 
•    Identifying, developing, and gathering the resources necessary to complete the project. Including 3rd parties.
•    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 in this key role we expect you to ideally have experience working in a Industrial automation 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:

 

•    High calibre engineer with an electrically bias Degree or HNC.
•    Preference for City & Guilds 2391 and 18th edition qualification or demonstrable experience.
•    Experience managing capital expenditure projects (preferably PMP)
•    Participation in the development of engineering projects as part of a multidisciplinary team (including different products and technologies in Electrical and Automation areas, desirable but not essential)
•    Participation in the start-up of technical equipment(s) and/or production line(s)
•    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.
•    Good technical knowledge of process control (SCADA and PLC systems) and sound understanding of electrical design and installation
•    Good technical knowledge and practical experience of working within Health & Safety legislation (PUWER and machinery safety knowledge).
 

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.


The closing date for this role is 7th May 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 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!


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

 

Electrical and Automation Project Engineer 

Nestlé Purina 
 
Engineering 

Wisbech, Cambridgeshire 

Circa £45,000 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 use during the recruitment process to understand what this could look like for you. 
 

Position Summary

 

We’re looking for a specialist Electrical and Automation Project Engineer at our Wisbech, Purina manufacturing site, you will be able to demonstrate a broad range of technical skills. We never stand still in a continually evolving and competitive market, so you’ll need a continuous improvement mind-set and a willingness to get stuck in too.

 

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 a Project Engineer

 

The team is growing, and we have some amazing capital investment projects across our strategy that you will be managing and / or perform the design, implementation and start-up with your E&A specialist focus.  

 

Other key responsibilities will be:

 

•    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 startup.
•    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. 
•    Identifying, developing, and gathering the resources necessary to complete the project. Including 3rd parties.
•    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 in this key role we expect you to ideally have experience working in a Industrial automation 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:

 

•    High calibre engineer with an electrically bias Degree or HNC.
•    Preference for City & Guilds 2391 and 18th edition qualification or demonstrable experience.
•    Experience managing capital expenditure projects (preferably PMP)
•    Participation in the development of engineering projects as part of a multidisciplinary team (including different products and technologies in Electrical and Automation areas, desirable but not essential)
•    Participation in the start-up of technical equipment(s) and/or production line(s)
•    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.
•    Good technical knowledge of process control (SCADA and PLC systems) and sound understanding of electrical design and installation
•    Good technical knowledge and practical experience of working within Health & Safety legislation (PUWER and machinery safety knowledge).
 

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.


The closing date for this role is 7th May 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 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!


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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