Automation Engineer - Singapore - Symrise

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About Symrise AG
Symrise is a global supplier of fragrances, flavors, food, nutrition, and cosmetic ingredients. Its clients include manufacturers of perfumes, cosmetics, food and beverages, pharmaceuticals and producers of nutritional supplements and pet food. Its sales of € 3.8 billion in the 2021 fiscal year make Symrise a leading global provider.

Headquartered in Holzminden, Germany, the Group is represented by more than 100 locations in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, the United States and Latin America.

Symrise works with its clients to develop new ideas and market-ready concepts for products that form an integral part of everyday life.

Economic success and corporate responsibility are inextricably linked as part of this process.

Symrise - always inspiring more

Automation Engineer:

  • This role will provide the incumbent exposure to a manufacturing plant environment, reporting into the engineering department. The engineer will be involved in the endtoend process of asset lifecycle management of production and utilities equipment as well as being accountable for equipment reliability. It will be a challenging and interesting role where the engineer gets to improve the existing maintenance regime around electrical, instrumentation and automation controls of the equipment, involvement in new projects and supports the digitalization initiatives undertaken by the Engineering team._

The Position:

  • Provides specialist support towards electrical, instrumentation and control/automation in a GMP manufacturing environment.
  • Supervises and guides a team of technicians including contractors on troubleshooting and decision making. Develops troubleshooting skills in areas of electrical, instrumentation and control/automation within the engineering organization
  • Responsible for maintenance of plant electrical distribution systems
  • Responsible for maintenance and support of Automation & Control system including Programmable logic control / Instrumentation troubleshooting
  • Develops and owns calibration program for plant instruments
  • Supports utilities equipment operations and maintenance to ensure uninterrupted supply
  • Utilize CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System) and interfaces, liaises between internal customers/production supervisors and propose/execute agreed work plan and schedule. Prioritizes and manages backlog work orders
  • Develops, executes and improve preventive maintenance and predictive maintenance regime
  • Ensures proper permitting system sitewide and approve applicable permits for the site. This includes maintenance and projects related works done at site
  • Assists in spare parts inventory development for the site including procurement, registration and standardization of the parts
  • Manages electrical shutdowns including statutory and regulatory inspections.
  • Ensures the applicable documentation related to OEM manuals, history recording, SOPs and Work Instructions are followed.
  • Active participation in Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) and collaboration with key stakeholders from Manufacturing, Quality and Warehouse teams
  • Participates in management of change process and working closely with stakeholders
  • Lead or supports capital expenditure (CAPEX) projects execution
  • Improve work processes and systems that delivers reliability and efficiency.
  • Ensure all operation and maintenance works are carried out in a safe manner.
  • Accountable for the onthejob safety and health of contractors, vendors under direct supervision.
  • Lead in continuous improvement efforts/ projects and responsible for support and execution of automation qualification such as FAT, SAT, Commissioning, Validation etc.
  • Responsible for developing Standard Operating Procedures, implementing of maintenance program for the Manufacturing Control Systems.
  • Any other duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Degree in Electrical / Electronic with minimum 3 years of relevant experience or Diploma in Automation/Instrumentation /Electrical Engineering with minimum 5 years of relevant experience preferably in process industries such as chemical, pharmaceutical or nutritional
  • Experience in PLC programming such as Siemens, Omron, equipment automation and maintenance of process plant, BMS (Building Management System); maintaining general instruments used in process plant, switchgears, MCC and electrical distribution systems
  • A Selfstarter, analytical, strong troubleshooting skills and a team player
  • Good contractor management skills, inspires continuous improvement

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