Electrical/ Automation Engineer – Premium Foods Limited

Full time @Premium Foods Limited in Engineering
  • Post Date : June 28, 2023
  • Apply Before : July 28, 2023
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary 0
  • Experience 5 Years
  • Qualifications HND

Job Description

Job Posting – Electrical/ Automation Engineer

Premium Foods Limited (PFL) is a leading Ago-processing company in Ghana located at EjisuKwaso in the Ashanti Region. PFL is looking for a self-motivated and committed individual who pays attention to details to join the team as an Electrical/ Automation Engineer.

Job Profile

To Coordinate and Supervise Electrical/Automation activities on site to meet production targets and customer deadlines from installation, maintenance of electrical systems, troubleshooting and fixing faults.

Location & Reporting Line

The role is based at Premium Foods Limited, Kwaso Factory, Kumasi. H/She reports directly to the Engineering Services Manager.

Key Duties/ Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the safe maintenance, repair and replacement of plant parts to ensure maximum productivity and quality in the plant.
  •  Plan and develop equipment maintenance/preventive schedules, equipment usage schedules, priority of electrical expenditures, and procedures for equipment and appliance maintenance and ensure strict conformance of plan so as to control major unplanned downtimes.
  • Constantly check machinery during production to ensure smooth operation and any unusual sounds.
  • Review downtime report from previous shift for any adverse report or hindrance.
  •  Install new electronic equipment and electrical wiring being cognizance of industrial electrification standards, safety and environmental regulations.
  • Perform routine electrical and maintenance activities on equipment including inspection, replacement of parts and ordering to maintain stock levels.
  • Assist in plant conversions and installations.
  • Develop a spare part policy to govern the use of spare parts.
  • Prepare weekly maintenance report and submit to Maintenance Manager.
  • Ensure there are adequate spares available to ensure continuous run of production equipment on site.
  • Review the operation of plant equipment to minimize unplanned downtime and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Supervise electricians and ensure all safety standards and compliance codes are adhered
  • Train workers on how to troubleshoot and repair malfunctioning plant equipment such as compressors, scales, motors, panels etc.
  • Interpret electrical drawings, blueprints, schematics and diagrams for a variety of Electrical systems.
  • Maintain records of plant function readings and equipment history as well as preventive  maintenance records and schedules.
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

Qualification, Work Experience Requirement & Key Competencies

  • HND or BSc in Electrical/ Electronic Engineering
  • Minimum of Five (5) years relevant experience in manufacturing or related field
  • Strong Electrical automation background with experience in the Milling Plant
  • Ability to diagnose and repair malfunctioning plant equipment, boiler, air compressors, scales, motors, panels etc.
  • Ability to interpret electrical drawings, blueprints, schematics and diagrams for a variety of Electrical systems.
  • Strong trouble shooting skills
  • Ability to lead and manage people for success by coordinating with the engineering team on site.
  • Ability to develop principles and strategies to monitor and control electrical systems to ensure safety compliance and void deviations.
  • Ability to relate with the utility providers to ensure regular power supply
  •  Effective Communication
  • Interpersonal skills
  • People management
  •  Proficient knowledge in Microsoft Office
Mode of Application

Interested Applicants who meet the criteria stated above should submit their most updated Cover Letter and CV to [email protected] with Electrical/Automation Engineer indicated in the subject line NO LATER THAN Friday, 28th July 2023.

NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

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