Automation Engineer in London - Jacobs Douwe Egberts GB

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London, England
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
1 month ago

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Company Description For more than 265 years, JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS (JDE) is inspired by its belief that its amazing what can happen over a cup of coffee or tea. We are fuelled by our purpose of creating coffee to make amazing moments happen, to become the most chosen coffee in the UK. Today, our coffee & tea portfolio is available in more than 100 developed and emerging markets, through a portfolio of over 50 brands that collectively cover the entire category landscape led by leading household names such as LOR, Jacobs, Senseo, Tassimo, Douwe Egberts, Old Town, Super, Pickwick and Moccona.
JDE is part of JDE Peets, the worlds largest pure-play coffee and tea company, headquartered in The Netherlands.
Whats it like to work at JDE?
We are proud of our passionate, driven associates that challenge the status quo and pursue mastery in everything they do. Our goal is simple and ambitious JDE: A coffee & tea for every cup.
Job Description The Automation Engineer supports and develops the Critical Control Network - CCN and systems according to the defined strategy. The Automation Engineer provides technical support where required, works closely with process improvement teams to deliver projects and leads the site automation team
Direct link to KPIs - Delivering team/area Key Performance Indicators - KPIs linked to Compelling Business Need - CBN in Safety, Quality, Cost, Delivery and Engagement (according to Key Performance Indicators - KPIs tree) High personal development of some Leadership Capabilities
Key Responsibilities
Safety Health and Environment:
Drive a Safety Health and Environment culture and role model behaviors. Responsible for Safety Health and Environment requirements and legislation implementation and complies to legal and corporate standards & policies
Ensures compliance to Personal Protective Equipment PPE and necessary safety tools
Carry out Behavior Observation Safety BOS and Ongoing Feedback System - OFS to the required standard
Follows safety instructions and work safely & orderly using as an example Lock Out Tag Out Test Out LOTOTO and permit to work PTW
Deliver a Quality culture and role model behaviors. Responsible for Quality requirements and legislation implementation and complies to legal and corporate standards & policies
Develops the Quality competence of all associates, (new) associates, temporary staff and contractors in the team (100% trained and qualified on mandatory quality trainings)
Support Human Resource requirements and legislation implementation and complies to legal and corporate standards & policies such as setting objectives in line with the plant objectives, actively participating in recruitment and hiring processes and onboarding new associates
Enables and assists in the training of Operators and Technicians to improve the understanding of the areas control systems
Delivery & Cost:
Accountable for the Critical Control Network - CCN and systems
Develop strategy of Manufacturing Execution System MES priority set up and development of Page 2 of 3 guidelines in line with company strategic plans
Manufacturing applications support, maintenance and development including lifecycle planning
Systems contract management
Manage the Plant Systems Budget
Ensure manufacturing process continuity by recovering services with minimal shutdown time and utilizing support of external suppliers or other contractual partners
Data back up and archiving and technical documentation management
Life cycle planning, project development and PLC Maintenance
HMI/Data collection system upkeep and development
Develop/update maintenance/operating procedures impacted by control systems
Identify, create and implement best practices for process(es)/equipment across the industry
Leads troubleshooting and root cause analysis for complex control system related issues
Security and resilience of the Critical Control Network - CCN and systems
Ensure that the critical infrastructure is compliant with the security standards and procedures while meeting the high availability requirements of the manufacturing units
Deploy security practices, measures and technologies including but not limited to
OS and application patch management
Authentication, authorization and accounting by means of Active Directory
Backup Management
Antimalware management
Firewall management
Ensure compliance to security standards and procedures and publish metrices to drive accountability and improvement
Identify and evaluate security gaps in industrial control systems
Formulate and implement security solutions based on industry leading practices to mitigate security exposure
Work with leadership to upgrade plans, rationalize and standardize solutions and secure the critical infrastructure
Follow up on security nonconformance according to the risk acceptance procedure
Promote awareness of security standards and procedures including but not limited to
Create technical and non-technical documents for all audiences
Provide security expertise for all new projects and activities and act as owner for local security initiatives
Actively participate in projects to launch new products, install and start-up new production equipment and/or to implement plant wide optimization projects in all areas
Lead/Manage/implement projects related to Automation Systems including training of users, preparation of technical documentations
Prepare yearly plans of CAPEX and compose descriptions of proposed projects
Takes full responsibility to achieve performance targets and has a strong understanding of the team and individual contribution to the Compelling Business Need - CBN
Drives manufacturing excellence through the support through hands on approach to Manufacturing Operating System - MOS roll out plan by owning the relevant tools and or systems
Updates relevant information, tracking and reporting systems and ensures data reliability
Creates and or update standards
Qualifications Electrical/Technical degree relevant to local education systems or higher
At least 3-5 years of professional experience in an FMCG manufacturing environment (maintenance/engineering preferred)
Demonstrated ability to teach, coach, mentor, develop others and work in a team based environment
Demonstrated ability to plan, prioritize and manage multiple complex, time Page 3 of 3 sensitive projects
Profound knowledge and experience of programming, development and configuration software
Specific system knowledge
Excellent computer system skills covering both servers and workstations
Sound knowledge of IT systems including networks, data transfer and storage
Systematic and logical approach to fault finding and problem solving
Appreciation and understanding of local standards, codes of practices and procedures
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