Automation Engineer

Recruiter
Johnson Matthey
Location
Enfield
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Jul 2019
Closes
21 Jul 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
acancy: Automation Engineer Location: Royston and Brimsdown (Enfield)
Job Family_ Engineering.
Johnson Matthey, a FTSE 100 company, is a global leader in sustainable technologies specialising in catalysis, precious metal products, chemicals and process technology. With operations in over 30 countries, we employ more than 13,000 people. Johnson Matthey uses science to make the world cleaner and healthier. Over the past two centuries we have built our reputation and place as a global leader through quality, integrity, and innovation. Today, more than 93% of the group's sales come from products and services which provide sustainability benefits through the positive impact they have on the environment, resource efficiency and human health, but that's not enough. We have ambitious plans for growth and need talented individuals to help shape and lead us into our next century.
Our Platinum Group Metal Services business is looking for an experienced Automation Engineer to join the team. The successful candidate will support both the Royston and Brimsdown sites. Initially the role will focus on Alarm Management, this is an EHS Critical task, supporting alarm management across x2 COMAH facilities. Rationalisation of alarms and reduction of nuisance alarms. Implementation of alarm management standards.
Key responsibilities ?? Implement Alarm management for the sites, in line with EEMUA 191.
?? Provide automation and process control support, configuration, and ongoing support for operations at the two production plants.
?? Develop and implement long range plans and standards for process control improvements.
?? Evaluates risks and classifies events in compliance with PSM standards.
?? Develops disaster recovery plans for control systems in line with business continuity targets
?? Guide and train area personnel on process control methodology in order to assist process control improvement efforts.
?? Support process control related activities of site capital projects.
?? Provide process control/PLC and start-up support of facilities in order to meet production schedules and meet business needs.
?? Provide assistance to area Engineers to troubleshoot process control problems.
?? Develops/reviews/maintains/update related documentation, files, procedures, databases, drawings and schematics in order to ensure integrity of unit instrument and process control technologies.
?? Support and Maintain Site Data Historian.
?? Manage the control system support contracts.
?? Implement recognised standards with regards safety related control functions.
?? Support Operations and the Engineering team with escalated breakdowns.
Are you the ideal candidate? You will have_
?? Engineering degree, HNC, or equivalent in Electrical, Control or Instrumentation.
?? Significant experience, ideally within the chemical industry.
?? Demonstrated ability to program PLC (Allen Bradley, Omron)
?? Experience with SCADA packages. JM preferred is Wonderware.
?? Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Instrumentation & Process Control.
?? Demonstrated ability to work with computer applications including Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
?? Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as a team member to accomplish objectives.
How to apply_
Internal applicants should advise their line manager before applying. A full job description is available on request from . If you have the necessary skills and experience to join our team, please apply online.
Closing date for applications_ 30th July 2019

Johnson Matthey Plc is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.

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