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Title:  Automation Support Engineer

City:  Bellshill
Department:  Engineering

Bellshill, GB, ML4 3NY

Müller UK & Ireland is wholly owned by the Unternehmensgruppe Theo Müller which employs over 24,000 people throughout Europe. In the UK, Müller develops, manufactures and markets a wide range of branded and private label dairy products made with milk from more than 1,700 British farmers. The Müller brand is ranked at No.7 in The Grocer’s Top 100 list of Britain’s Biggest Brands, and is also the 7th most chosen brand in the UK.


We are currently looking to recruit an Automation Support Engineer to join our Glasgow Dairy Site within our Muller Milk & Ingredients business. This person will develop systems and people to improve site automation performance.


Key Tasks:


  •  Reactive support for site automation issues within a clear escalation
  •  Demonstrate a structured problem solving approach
  •  Ownership of minor (site managed) automation Capex projects through the full project life cycle
  •  Support project delivery of other site projects with automation elements
  •  Facilitating site activities to centrally delivered Capex projects
  •  Maintain and monitor use of automation and electrical system software and documentation version control systems.
  •  Liaise with the Automation Development team providing a site perspective to the ongoing development of the group automation and electrical standards
  •  Ensure compliance with group electrical and automation standards of site delivered projects and general improvement works
  •  Responsible for obsolescence management within the roadmap.  Liaison with the Automation Development Team to ensure site criticality is a key element of the group level  
  •  Ownership of the site level Obsolescence and Improvements Plan focusing on the next level of controls (VSDs, servo drives, instrumentation etc.)
  •  Evaluate performance data to feed into automation OE activity to deliver improvements inefficiency and operability within production
  •  Ownership of site panel risk assessment register, periodic health checks and remedial/improvement actions
  •  Specialist automation support to site improvement initiatives
  •  Utilise specialist skills and systems access to validate and analyse site data, for example to support quality improvement activities


 Muller Responsibilities:

  • Has an active role to play in continuously improving our business
  • Encourage engineering based OE projects
  • Support the site roadmaps for Quality / HS / EMS / Engineering / Autonomous maintenance
  • To have opportunities to deliver own ideas to improve our business
  • Support improvement activities / events within engineering owned areas
  • Understands the impact of own actions and others on achieving site/business OGSM
  • Aware of how current performance impacts the bottom line
  • Ability to deliver on the job training (show and tell) to new colleagues
  • Health and safety of self and others


Requirements for the role:

Proficient in SCADA, SQL and Allen-Bradley

Minimum of 2 years experience within a fast paced industry


Please note this is a 40 Hours P/W days-based role.



The Process

If you have the skills and experience in the above areas and would like to be considered for this role please of Automation Support Engineer apply at www.mullercareers.co.uk



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