Adexen Recruitment Agency – Our client, a leading manufacturer and member of a multinational group with products and services all over the world. We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Automation Engineer

Job Reference: 1284
Location: Lagos
Industry: Industry & Manufacturing
Function: Engineering
Job Description

  • The Automation engineer will be part of the operational team of the Factory
  • He will be a direct contact with the Maintenance Manager, Maintenance Engineer and Production Management of the factory
  • The position requires the ability to work independent as well as together with maintenance or production workers
  • Preparation of work instructions concerning the exploitation of the automated systems and the working instructions for the staff in general
  • Translate process ideas and requirements into an automation concept with special attention to the analyses of the requested project and the definition and set-up of a programming structure
  • Define and support standardization of process software and hardware
  • Develop and execute internal training programmes for automation specialists
  • Support Electrical and Instrumentation Maintenance technicians by means of field troubleshooting, maintenance and repair activities
  • Participate in or lead safety analyses
  • Participate in analyzing of data on failures that arise and to propose measures for preventing them occurring in the future
  • To designate and conduct activities for preventing breakdowns in the automated systems
  • Participate in the preparation of the plans for building up new projects, extensions, reconstructions, and overhauls
  • Take part in accepting and commissioning of new automated systems
  • Participate in the qualification of the personnel
  • He/She reports to the maintenance manager of the assigned factory
  • Perfect knowledge to designate and maintain the program back up of the automation systems in the assigned factory
  • Responsible for planning activities aimed at supporting and helping the maintenance of the automated systems and connected instruments
  • To take part in building up of a system for standardization of the equipment and to control its fulfillment


  • Minimum of 3 years experience on Automation in a Manufacturing Industry (bottling, cement, food industry).
  • Sound knowledge of PLC (SIEMENS or ALLEN BRADLEY or OMRON) and Process Control systems
  • Ability to understand and analyse unstructured and not documented PLC software programmes, and the ability to structure and/or comment this software.
  • Ability to prepare a software specification based on operational formulated requirements, and the ability to translate
  • The automation experience should cover continuous process control as well as FMCG machines
  • Ability to read, understand and to produce Electrical drawings

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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