Automation Engineer in GEA Group at Warrington, England, United Kingdom

Website GEA Group

This listing is about GEA Group in Warrington, England, United Kingdom
in 2022

About the job

Responsibilities / Tasks

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Reporting to the Head of Automation LPT, the Automation Engineer will be responsible for

We are looking for an Automation Engineer to join our Automation & Electrical team in Warrington.

  • Software creation with good structure and documentation.
  • Changes to existing software on new/pre-existing equipment.
  • Service work (Automation and some minor Mechanical/Electrical is expected).
  • Commissioning Activities & troubleshooting (Site and Remote).
  • Complete the installation of relevant rebuilding / upgrade kits according to procedures and reinstate equipment into production environment according to defined expectations
  • You will complete a detailed technical report with suitable recommendations in order to ensure customer reliability and confidence in GEA.
  • You will be expected to act as as an ambassador for GEA at all times, ensuring and promoting good working relationships with the customer and that GEA’ s reputation is sustained
  • You will be accountable to execute all work in accordance with GEA and Customer safety regulations and requirements.
  • You will be expected to drive GEA customers to upgrade existing machine/plant, in order to maintain the highest grade of efficiency and performance guarantees.
  • Be Prepared for frequent travels throughout the UK (approx. 50% of the time) and, being part of a wider GEA Service Organization, you might also be required to travel abroad.

Your Profile / Qualifications

  • Technical Degree or Certification in an Engineering or related discipline or equivalent skills and experience
  • Background in Beverage / Dairy / Pharmaceutical / Food / Chemical industry
  • Have a good working knowledge of Company Systems to carry out duties required.
  • You are fluent in English, both written and spoken.
  • Have a technical education in Software, Electric and Electronic Engineering (completed courses etc).
  • Have good interpersonal, communication and team working skills.
  • Have spent a minimum of 5 year providing Automation Support on installation, commissioning and servicing of equipment and/or processing lines., preferably in the food, chemical or pharmaceutical applications.
  • You will have developed specific competences in Automation with special regard to HMI interface, OP panels, PLC programming and fault finding and Electrical Engineering with a good knowledge on Electrical Panels, MCC, Process instrumentation and electrical installation, mainly oriented to the troubleshooting and fault findings.
  • Possess a “problem solving” approach, you are methodical and efficient.
  • Have a flexible approach and availability to work in the weekends and overnight, if requested.
  • Customer satisfaction is your key priority.
  • A high level of understanding of Automation systems such as Instrumentation, Drives, Industrial Networking, PLC and SCADA programming software and preferalably virualisation and emerging technologies.
  • Ability to handle multiple stakeholders with a customer focused mindset
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a Automation / Service environment.
  • IT literate with good keyboard skills.

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Company: GEA Group

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Job Location: Warrington, England, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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