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Maint/eng Sr Engineer

Auto req ID: 256466BR Job Description We are currently looking for a Maintenance Sr Engineer to join our Carrigaline team on a permanent basis. We are the concentrate team in PepsiCo (PGCS) working across the Beverage, Nutrition and Snacks categories to deliver concentrate for many of PepsiCo’s mega brands including Gatorade, 7Up and Pepsi. We are at the heart of PepsiCo products, sourcing ingredients to manufacture more than 1,200 recipes for our brands. We are a global organisation, situated in 16 locations across 9 countries offering careers in various functions from Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Procurement, Quality, Finance, R&D, HR and IT. We want team members who can collaborate in our fast paced global organisation and are passionate about creating and delivering much-loved household brands to markets across the world. Position Purpose and Primary Accountabilities Provide day-to-day automation and manufacturing support to business users throughout the sites. Focus on streamlining, standardisation and improvement of the functions of these systems in the automation of manufacturing processes. Play a key role in the review, approval and execution process of validation protocols. Support capital projects, when assigned, including conceptual design, scope of work, project schedules, and status reports. When appropriate, conducts project design review and/or status meetings for sponsoring departments and management. Development and/or review of URS for process and automation systems. Support IT operations and maintenance groups throughout the organization as an escalation point for technical issues and advice Create and maintain operational as-built documentation for plant control system infrastructure. Through the change control process ensure that changes carried out on the Automation Systems do not compromise the safety, environmental or quality stance of the plant. Manage Change: Manage activities in a change project. Includes engaging stakeholders in the change effort and ensuring they ready to adopt the coming changes, measuring and reporting change progress, assessing business readiness and supporting change adoption. Support workshops and other interventions to promote Change Management initiatives throughout the organization Participates within project teams, provide technical support and make informed decisions on hardware and architecture selection. Fault-find complex automation equipment. Prioritize multiple tasks while working to tight schedules Constantly re-evaluate the automation environment in the context of available technologies to ensure optimal efficiency and functionality through the potential adoption of improved technology solutions Use systematic approaches, principles of logic and analytical techniques to define and solve problems. Evaluates and proposes technical solutions to manufacturing issues. Ensure automation systems comply with regulatory guidelines. Maintain the validated status of production equipment and associated control systems, in accordance with cGMP, GAMP requirements. Assists in developing standard data structures and methods to support the ongoing integration of plant floor manufacturing control systems. Proposes modifications to systems, equipment, processes and operations to improve safety, increase efficiency and achieve company goals. Ensure best software practices are employed so as to maximise equipment effectiveness. Provide necessary training to Engineers and Technicians as required Liaise with major equipment vendors to ensure compliance to specifications (e.g. attend kick-off meetings, pre-FAT inspections, etc.). Develop system reporting capability to facilitate KPI reporting and incident investigation. Qualifications/Requirements The successful candidate will have: Engineering degree qualified with minimum 5 years process control, PLC / Scada, IT architecture and operations experience, with proven track record of design and delivery of high impact technology solutions Experience in Automation Validation in accordance with GAMP and cGMP. Experience in the development of the following would be advantageous: Allen-Bradley PLC’s, Wonderware InTouch, InBatch, InSQL, ASI, Profibus, ControlNet, Device-Net, Ether-Net Ability to build strong relationships with other’s across Pepsico Ability to prioritize goals and objectives and record any work done into SAP PM. Ability to meet established schedules Interactive and proactive in responding to issues Ability to work on own initiative, self-motivated A proven track record in Project Management would be an advantage Strong communication skills and an ability to work without close supervision in a team-based environment are essential for this position. Be able to share information as part of the PGCS Global Automation team. High energy level, strong work ethic, and leadership by example Ability to manage and prioritize multiple high impact projects simultaneously Skilled leader, able to motivate teams to work hard and deliver results PepsiCo products are enjoyed by consumers one billion times a day in more than 200 countries and territories around the world. PepsiCo generated approximately $63 billion in net revenue in 2016, driven by a complementary food and beverage portfolio that includes Frito-Lay, Gatorade, Pepsi-Cola, Quaker and Tropicana. PepsiCo’s product portfolio includes Relocation Eligible: Not Applicable Job Type: Regular

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