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Title:  Automation Support Engineer

City:  Market Drayton
Department:  Engineering
Location: 

Market Drayton, GB, TF9 3SQ

 

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 Market Drayton Butter Plant within within our Muller Milk & Ingredients business. This person will be responsible for the day to day automation on site and develop systems and people to improve site automation performance, you will also be the point of contact for all automation projects.

 

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/Siemans 
  • Minimum of 2 years experience within a fast paced industry
  • Knowledge of CBM (condition based moinitoring)
  • Ability to solve complex problems through Root Cause Analysis 

 

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 apply at www.mullercareers.co.uk

 

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Contact Details:

F.A.O. Retained Recruitment, Müller UK & Ireland, Shrewsbury Road, Market Drayton, Shropshire, TF9 3SQ

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