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Automation Engineer

Adexen

Lagos, Nigeria

Job description

Job Introduction

    Adexen was mandated by an international manufacturing company to recruit an Automation Engineer. The position is based in Lagos, Nigeria.

Responsibilities

    • The Automation engineer will be part of the operational team of the Factory
    • He will be a direct contact with the Maintenance Manager, Maintenance Engineer and Production Management of the factory
    • The position requires the ability to work independent as well as together with maintenance or production workers
    • He/She reports to the maintenance manager of the assigned factory
    • Perfect knowledge to designate and maintain the program back up of the automation systems in the assigned factory
    • Responsible for planning activities aimed at supporting and helping the maintenance of the automated systems and connected instruments
    • To take part in building up of a system for standardization of the equipment and to control its fulfillment
    • Participate in analyzing of data on failures that arise and to propose measures for preventing them occurring in the future
    • To designate and conduct activities for preventing breakdowns in the automated systems
    • Participate in the preparation of the plans for building up new projects, extensions, reconstructions, and overhauls
    • Take part in accepting and commissioning of new automated systems
    • Participate in the qualification of the personnel
    • Preparation of work instructions concerning the exploitation of the automated systems and the working instructions for the staff in general
    • Translate process ideas and requirements into an automation concept with special attention to the analyses of the requested project and the definition and set-up of a programming structure
    • Define and support standardization of process software and hardware
    • Develop and execute internal training programmes for automation specialists
    • Support Electrical and Instrumentation Maintenance technicians by means of field troubleshooting, maintenance and repair activities
    • Participate in or lead safety analyses

Desired Skills and Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical / Electronic / Mechatronic Engineering
    • Minimum of 5 years automation experience as Senior Automation Specialist within an international manufacturing Group
    • Demonstrated experience, proven track record in troubleshooting and analysis of instrumentation and process engineering system problems.
    • Knowledge of Failure Mode, Effects and Criticality Analysis and root cause analysis.
    • Computer Literate (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Autocad & SAP are added advantage;
    • Excellent understanding of electric drawings;
    • Knowledge of CX-Programmer is added advantage;
    • Good knowledge of pneumatic and hydraulic principles and related automation control;
    • Good Mechanic Background (Conveyors, Pumps, Compressors, Generators, etc…)
    • Knowledge of basic principles of Planning, Manufacturing, Quality, Environment, Engineering, Health and Safety Operational planning expertise/experience
We thank all applicants however only those selected will be contacted.

Industry

Industry & Manufacturing

Job Seniority

Mid level

Job Category

Engineering and Production

Employment Type

Full time

Experience

5 - 10 years

Skills

Automation, Factory, Process Automation, Process Control, Process Engineering, Manufacturing, Maintenance Management

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