Automation Engineer at a Leading Manufacturing Company – Adexen Recruitment Agency

Adexen – Our client has over 200 distribution centers spread over the country and one of the largest independent manufacturer and distributor of well-known and widely consumed brands is looking to recruit a suitable qualified candidate for the position below:

Job Title: Automation Engineer

Job Reference: 1362
Location: Nigeria
Industry: FMCG
Function: Engineering

Job Description

  • Responsible for planning activities aimed at supporting and helping the maintenance of the automated systems and connected instruments
  • 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
  • Designate and maintain the program back up of the automation systems in the assigned factory
  • Take part in accepting and commissioning of new automated systems
  • Designate and conduct activities for preventing breakdowns in the automated systems
  • Prepare 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
  • Participate in or lead safety analyses


  • HND/B.Sc in Electrical/Electronics Engineering
  • Minimum of 3 years experience on Automation in a Manufacturing Industry (bottling, cement, food industry).
  • Automation experience should cover continuous process control as well as FMCG machines
  • Ability to read, understand and to produce Electrical drawings
  • Sound knowledge of S5 & S7 Siemens PLC
  • PLC programming, data acquisition, Calibration and Human Machine Interface for all electronics equipments like EBI, Cobrix , FBI, Date Coding Machine
  • Ability to write and maintain program backups
  • Knowledge of Electrical Drawings & Power Distribution
  • Ability to develop a maintenance program for all instrumentation and electronics equipment and components
  • Exposure to SIDEL PET machines and Beverage Industry
  • Ability to understand and analyse unstructured and not documented PLC software programmes, and the ability to structure and/or comment this software.
  • Ability to prepare a software specification based on operational formulated requirements, and the ability to translate.

Application Closing Date
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