Automation / Instrumentation Specialist needed at Perfetti Van Melle

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Job title : Automation / Instrumentation Specialist

Job Location : Ogun

Deadline : December 15, 2023

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Objectives of the role

  • To ensure always that instruments used in the monitoring of production processes gives an acceptable level of accuracy through focus inspections, tests, calibrations and removal from the production system defective measuring/ indicating instruments.


  • Minimum qualification and experience
  • B.Sc/HND or equivalent in Graduate in Electronic /instrumentation engineering from a reputed and recognized university/institution with at least 5 years of practical experience in industrial instrumentation/ automation maintenance preferably in the food processing / FMCG industry.

Job Responsibility

  • Perform and/or oversee troubleshooting and maintenance necessary to keep observing instruments operating at their peak efficiency on a daily basis.
  • Must be able to inspect, tests, detect abnormal fluctuations, adjust and repair instruments used for measuring and indicating pressure, temperature etc.
  • Carry out in-house calibrations on instruments and in compliance with all statutory requirements by Weights and Measures.
  • Must be able to test accuracy of measuring instruments, controllers and other recording, indicating or controlling instruments to locate defective components in system.
  • Interface with the OEM for online and remote support and ensure the connectivity is always active.
  • Initiate, own and assist with the resolution of RCAs (Root Cause Analyses) and completion of resulting actions.
  • Prepares schematic drawings, sketches, and reports to reflect changes or alterations made in instruments, circuits and systems.
  • Keep supervisor informed on progress on assigned tasks, problems and concerns related to the instrumentation; provide status reports as required and accept priorities as assigned.
  • Collaborate with plant technicians to create efficient, effective and unified work environment based on the principles of teamwork and mutual responsibility for shared objectives.
  • Contribute to a safe work place by performing all tasks in accordance with the company laid down rules on safety.
  • Duties may not only be limited as listed above in primary assignment and may also require providing mechanical/Electrical support as needed. ?
  • Ensure awareness, understanding and application of QHSE policy on assigned jobs
  • Ensure awareness, understanding and application departmental /process QHSE objectives;
  • Ensure awareness of your contribution to the effectiveness of the QHSE Management
  • Systems, including the benefits of improved performance including associated opportunities for improvement of the processes assigned;
  • Ensure awareness of the implications of not conforming with the Company QHSE
  • Management Systems requirements including associated risks for the process assigned
  • Implement and comply with QHSE requirements relating to environmental aspects and impacts and other policies, procedures and /or regulations applicable to assigned jobs
  • Understand and apply the intent of the QHSE policy to assigned jobs
  • Understand the significant environmental aspects and related actual or potential impacts associated with the work, and the environmental benefits of improved personal performance
  • Understand roles and responsibilities and the importance of conformity with the QHSE requirements.
  • Understand the potential consequences of departure from specified QHSE procedures or legal requirements

Knowledge & Experience:

  • Calibration methods
  • Siemens PLC’s
  • Good food hygiene & quality know how
  • Knowledge of GMP and Workplace Organization
  • Knowledge of Troubleshooting
  • Basic Knowledge of Machine Operations
  • Basic Equipment Care


  • Instrument calibration
  • Analytical skills
  • Automation system
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Multitasking skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Time Management Skills
  • Numerate Skills
  • Physical and mental alertness


  • Safety 20%
  • Reduce Waste 20%
  • Quality Standard /Statutory regulations and calibration compliance 20%
  • Greaatness of Factory premises 20%
  • Measuring equipment Availability and reliability 20%

How to Apply for this Offer

Qualified and interested profiles to kindly share detailed CV with: Subject of email should be Automation / Instrumentation Specialist 

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