by Emmanuel Urua
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Job Description

The Automation Specialist reports to the Automation Engineer and is responsible for Carrying out maintenance of all electrical/automation equipment (bottling and utilities) and their controls while ensuring high equipment reliability, high product quality, zero safety incidents, and consistent delivery of budgeted volume targets.


  • Get involved in project implementations in the plant to ensure adherence to standard automation requirements for new and existing projects
  • Ensure availability and regular updates of all user program backups for all automation equipment in the plant.
  • Ensure availability and regular updates of electrical documentation for all equipment in the plant.
  • Conduct routine Equipment health audit of all electrical controls of all equipment in the plant
  • Ensure the use of condition monitoring tools for the routine assessment of automation equipment status in all plants and draw CAP for all issues raised.
  • Adhere to set standards in the plant automation operating procedures.
  • Carry out a regular inventory of automation spares and recommend critical spares to be purchased.
  • Ensure attendance to shift handover meetings and document issues and potential win areas for implementation.
  • Do proper troubleshooting and repair of all electrical and automated machinery and all related controls.
  • Always ensure machine uptime by ensuring continuous engineering response improvement
  • Ensure all breakers and fuses are adequately rated and set, and no vibrating or humming contactors or relays in the panel.


  • Minimum of HND or B.Sc in related Engineering discipline
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in an electrical / automation engineering position
  • Programmable Logic Control troubleshooting experience – Good level
  • Instrumentation and Electro-pneumatics experience
  • Sound knowledge of electrical wiring diagram.

Location: Lagos, Nigeria


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