Job title: ENGINEER

Company: Emirates Flight Catering

Job description: Engineer – Automation & Control Systems – EKFC

Applications invited for the position of Engineer – Automation & Control Systems – EKFC

  • Position within: Engineering Department
  • Reports to: Engineering Manager
  • Location: Dubai International Airport Terminal 1
  • Category: Catering Operations
  • Department: Engineering

Key Accountabilities:

  • Handle maintenance operations of advanced automated material handling systems like Electric Monorail System, Bin Conveyor System, Automatic Storage and Retrieval System, Automated Guided Vehicle System (AGV) and Building Management System (BMS).
  • Work on various application specific user interface software tools. Examine systems through these tools and generate reports.
  • Able to work on innovative technologies in the field of advanced industrial automation, robotics and Artificial Intelligence (AI). Analyze and propose applications of such technologies in the business.
  • Work on specialist equipment such as PLCs, HMIs, SCADA systems, VFDs, Servo packs, etc., from different manufacturers. Modify or update program logic based on the business requirements.
  • Work on programming, diagnosing and troubleshooting of controllers and devices from various brands like Siemens, Mitsubishi, Schneider, Allan Bradley, Sick, Pilz etc.
  • Perform diagnosis and maintain Industrial communication protocols for Automation system such as Profibus, Profinet, CAN, LAN, Industrial Field Bus, BACnet, Modbus, CC-link etc.
  • Able to review, modify and update as built drawing pertaining to systems.
  • Respond to breakdowns, troubleshooting of automation systems and equipment. Analyze root causes of breakdowns and develop sturdy solutions to prevent future occurrence.
  • Analyze the existing setup and propose system enhancements to ensure highest efficiency achieved at all times.
  • Responsible to prepare robust preventive maintenance program for automation systems in accordance to Supplier / Manufacturers recommendations. Monitor and maintain records based on the requirements.
  • Ensure automation equipment calibrations and certifications are maintained in timely manner.
  • Prepare Equipment / Activity specific Standard Operating Procedures, Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment to avoid any incidents and accidents.
  • Ensure adherence to all QHSE standards, safe working practices, operational safety of all employees, equipment and assets at all times.

Other Accountabilities:

  • Sound Knowledge to interpret Automated System Architecture.
  • Deal with Emergencies and unplanned situations to avoid any major impact on the day-to-day operations.
  • Prepare repair schedules ensuring cost effective and timely resolutions.
  • Set performance objectives that are clear, specific, challenging and achievable, provide regular and appropriate performance feedback to staff.
  • Responsible for identifying Training Needs and execution of plans for the engineering teams.

Essential Requirements and Competencies:

  • Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics/ Automation and Controls System.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in handling advanced fully automated systems in either a Catering facility, Food industry, Facilities or Industrial environment.
  • Sound knowledge and experience of Electro-mechanical and Control Systems.
  • Ability to work on Automation systems hardware and software from various brands like Siemens, Allan Bradley, Mitsubishi, Schneider, etc.
  • Ability to review technical drawings and interpret the details.
  • Working knowledge in Auto cad and other advanced software’s.
  • Ability to troubleshoot problems associated with maintenance and breakdown issues.
  • Effectively handle Emergencies.
  • Ability to Multi task.
  • Strong written, verbal, and communication skills.
  • Self-motivated and proactive personality.
  • Ability to set priorities and assign work to other professionals.
  • High level of commitment to continuous improvement and adaptability to change.
  • Experience in handling and developing engineering teams.

Expected salary:

Location: Dubai International Airport, Dubai

Job date: Sat, 12 Feb 2022 05:50:48 GMT

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