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  • Posted: Oct 12, 2022
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    Barry Callebaut is the heart and engine of the chocolate and cocoa industry

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    Utilities & Safety Technician

    About the Role

    • Reporting directly to the Site Maintenance Leader, the Utility & Safety Technician will be responsible for carrying out preventive, corrective and breakdown maintenance in conjunction with service providers on the factory’s utilities and safety equipment to ensure the availability at all times.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Carry out routine or daily inspection of the plant utility equipment for major and minor defects such as Cooling system, Compressed air system, waste management, biomass and gas fired boilers, canteen equipment, water supply & pumping system.
    • Coordinate routine cleaning activities such as cleaning of drains and general tidiness of the plant and the environment.
    • Test runs utility equipment, monitors the operations of particular utilities, and assist service providers with their servicing.
    • Obtain preventive schedule information and/or follows preventive maintenance programs for maintenance interventions.
    • Attend to reported defects on utilities, infrastructure and safety equipment at any section of the plant and participates in any shutdown maintenance of the plant.
    • Ensure that safety rules and regulations are observed in all plant activities and all safety equipment are in good working condition.
    • Ensure that all chemicals and lubricants are kept at required storage conditions.
    • Ensure the full implementation of the QMS procedures related to Maintenance and communicates proposed changes to the Management Representative. This includes the documentation and approval of procedures and work instructions, process forms etc. as appropriate

    About You

    • HND Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or equivalent qualification with 3 years post qualification hands-on relevant working experience (cocoa process will be a plus)
    • Technical experience in Utility assets (Boilers, air compressors, chillers, power generators)
    • Ability to carry out detailed maintenance activities on all utility and key processing equipment in the following areas such as Preventive maintenance/Breakdown/Troubleshooting/Test run
    • Must be able to operate safety equipment; ie: Fire engine/Hose reels and monitor the operation of all utility equipment. ie; Boilers/Air compressors/Cooling systems/Generator sets
    • Knowledge in HACCP, GMP and Hygiene, Food Safety Defense
    • Proficient in Office applications, Maximo, SAP and POKA applications.
    • Good communication skills and a team player and must have a forklift driving license

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    Automation Engineer

    About the Role

    • The Automation Engineer is responsible for designing, developing, revising and implementing preventive, corrective and proactive maintenance programs for solving electrical and automation problems of the plant so as to ensure the plant’s availability to meet production targets.
    • Reporting to the Maintenance Stream Lead, the Automation Engineer with benchmark activities in the group for improvement in the factory and exchange experiences in the group for best practices to be implemented in the factory.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Carry out general inspection and solve all electrical and automation problems of the plant.
    • Study manufacturers’ manuals/specifications, analyse of engineering reports/history and designs, develop, revise and implement an effective and efficient preventive and proactive maintenance programmes on electrical and automation systems of the plant in conjunction with the Maintenance Planner.
    • Track and document all engineering operations carried out on the electrical and automation systems of the plant and prepare engineering reports.
    • Keep up to date records on all electrical, calibration and automation manuals and drawings.
    • Assist in the procurement and control of electrical, calibration and automation maintenance materials. Must also ensure all critical spares of the correct specification are always available.
    • Work alongside the company’s Shift Technicians, Electricians and sub-contractors to execute tasks, troubleshoot on defective electrical systems, and undertake repair works on emergency or breakdown or shutdown maintenance programmes.
    • Respond to call-ins to give technical support  in electrical and automation problems at any given time
    • Ensure that all electrical, automation and calibration devices are well maintained in accordance with laid down schedule.
    • Responsible for carrying out corrective action from electrical, instrumentation and automation audits in conjunction with the electricians.
    • Responsible for initiating, monitoring and certifying all electrical and automation repairs.
    • Organize and provide in-house PLC and electrical training for Electricians and shift electro-mechanics.
    • Ensures the full implementation of the QMS procedures related to Maintenance and communicates proposed changes to the Management Representative. This includes the documentation and approval of procedures and work instructions, process forms etc as appropriate.

    About You

    • BSc Electrical Engineering  with 3 years of specific experience in electro-mechanical in a manufacturing environment (preferably in a food industry)
    • Certification in programmable logic control systems or automation (e.g. SIEMENS STEP 5 & SIEMENS STEP 7).
    • Good knowledge on various maintenance programs and their efficiency level(s).
    • Ability to read and interpret electrical and automation diagrams for troubleshooting.
    • Ability to design electrical drawings according to specification as well as design and deliver in-house training courses.
    • Proficient in Office applications (especially Excel, Word and PowerPoint) and maintenance systems (preferably Maximo and SAP)
    • Good analytical and planning skills with the ability to multitask.
    • Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work without supervision, lead and motivate a team and meet deadlines

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