Job Description

Automation Maintenance - JRE21704
Company Profile
It is one of the largest integrated dairy foods company in the world, with a reputation for quality that is unmatched within the gulf countries.It is a company committed to healthy living, and to delivering only the freshest and most delicious products to the people. It produces Dairy Liquids, Fruit Juices, Poultry, Foods etc.
Job Description

Plant Maintenance – Automation Maintenance


Dairy / Bakery Plant


To carry out effective and efficient maintenance of company asset by adhering to standard operating procedures, engineering standards, safety and quality practices thus ensuring optimal plant utilization.

Automation Maintenance:

1. Carry out visual inspection of automation / instruments and components and service as necessary.
2. Perform routine diagnostic inspection on automation systems, monitor and isolate trouble and perform repairs.
3. Perform installation and calibration of instrumentation, SCADA/HMI control and Electrical Systems.
4. Conduct preventive maintenance on electrical control systems, instrumentation/electronics, programmable controllers, meters, generators, and hydraulics/pneumatics control systems.
5. Conduct maintenance on low voltage electrical equipment and related devices.
6. Respond to emergency calls / night calls / rest day calls for some automation urgent troubles and issues.
7. Diagnose and troubleshoot problems on programmers, PLC, measuring/testing devices
8. Calibrate, align and test systems and components used to monitor plant processes
9. Perform working at height and enter confined spaces as the job requires to.
10. Apply LOTO and request for PTW as necessary.
11. Perform related duties.

Bachelor’s Degree with 3 years experience or Diploma with 5 years experience
In mechanical, electrical, or automation engineering

English oral and written communication

Exposure to dairy or bakery machinery and equipment maintenance


1. Machine Availability: Ensure that plant machinery and sundry equipment are maintained and available for operations.
2. Efficient Maintenance: Ensure that maintenance of plant machinery, facilities and sundry equipment are carried efficientlly.
3. Machine Utilization: Ensure plant machinery, facilities and sundry equipment optimal utilization are achieved.
4. Maintenance Reliability: Ensure that maintenance reliability on machinery, facilities and sundry equipment maintenance is practiced and achieved ensuring minimal unscheduled breakdown / downtime factor
5. Preventive Maintenance: Ensure that planned preventative / shutdown maintenance is timely attended to, ensuring effective use of resources and best engineering practices applied.
6. Use of Resources: Ensure proper and safe use / handling of tools, diagnostic equipment, components & machine parts while performing tasks adhering to standard engineering & OEM practices
7. OH&S Practice: Ensure adhering to occupational Health & Safety Best Practice and utilizing suitable and sufficient control to eleminate if not minimise incidents.
8. Lock-Out Tag-Out (LOTO) & Permit to Work (PTW):: Ensure adhering to LOTO & approriate PTW requirements, applications and standard operating procedures in the proper isolation and lock out of plant machinery, facilities and
1. Machine and equipment are available for operations.
2. Efficient performance of machine maintenance.
3. Target machine and equipment utilization factor as agreed is achieved.
4. Reliability of maintenance is maintained thereby prevention of unscheduled machine breakdown.
5. Timely performance of preventive maintenance.
6. Proper use of resources e.g. spare parts, tools, equipment, components and facilities
7. Compliance to occupational safety & health practices
8. Compliance to LOTO & PTW requirements and applications

equipment whilst performing high risk activties.


COMPETENCIES (Knowledge, Skills and Attitude - Technical, Operational, Managerial, Human & Cultural Requirements)

Machine and equipment maintenance

Use of diagnostic tools and equipment
Use of machine shop tools and equipment
Use of power and measuring tools
Root cause failure analysis
Machine faults analysis and troubleshooting
PTW and risk assessment procedure awareness
Comprehend LOTO applications
SAP PM Notifications
Scaffolding inspection and erection
Use of different types of ladders
Scissor lift and boom lift operation
Interpret technical drawing
Understand and interpret schematics
Use of Operations and Service Manuals
Use of critical PPEs e.g. SCBA, Fall Arrest System, etc.


Job Title Automation Maintenance
Date of Posting 17-Oct-2019
Industry Type FMCG / Foods / Beverage
Educational Qualification -NA-
Specialization -NA-
Total Experience 5 yrs.
Country of Employment Saudi Arabia