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Software and Controls Engineer

Engineering 工程

Architectural Engineering

GCSE/Scottish Standard Grades A-Level Postgraduate or above 碩士或以上 Undergraduate or above 學士或以上 Intermediate apprenticeship 學徒

PSW 華語工作 Contract 合同制 Full-Time 全職 Internship 實習 Part-Time 兼職


Bolton, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom

At Warburtons, family is at the heart of our business. Five generations'​ worth of expertise that goes into making our bakery products allows us to continue a tradition of baking inherited over the past 141 years. Warburtons is the largest bakery brand in the UK, but that doesn't allow us to rest on our laurels. We are pioneers of the industry and ambitious market leaders, always seeking to challenge ourselves and convention. It is part of our philosophy to provide honest good sense on issues of health and well-being, helping the whole family to enjoy our products as part of a healthy, balanced diet, through a range of products to suit all meal occasions, lifestyles and tastes. Are you a Software and Controls Engineer, Automation and Controls Engineer or an Electrical Engineer with a passion for automation and improving plant performance? Due to an internal promotion, we have an opportunity for a Software and Controls Engineer. Working in a day-based role as part of a highly skilled and well-established engineering team, you’ll be driven and skilled at both delivering automation improvement solutions and in finding and rectifying faults on plc-controlled equipment and networks. As ‘the UK’s No. 1 Bakery Brand’ we have been baking bread since 1876. Today, we are proudly a fifth-generation family, with the sixth generation starting to join the company, supplying over 18,000 retail customers from 11 bakeries and 15 depots, producing a range of over 70 products including gluten and wheat free. Our family of 5,000 colleagues throughout the UK, have recognised us as a Sunday Times Top 25 Best Big Companies’ to work for. Family and values are what makes us different, and we are a proud bunch, join us and you too could be proud to be Warburtons. Here at our Bolton Bakery, we are continuing to invest in our future with exciting projects. The Recipe You’ll support with automation and controls onsite, maintaining all software, hardware infrastructure and control systems. You’ll also identify and complete continuous improvement projects to increase plant efficiency, reduce downtime and save energy and associated costs. Our engineering teams work in close conjunction with production, safety and hygiene, driving a mixed agenda of improvement and maintenance work. You’ll be encouraged to use your engineering skills and experience to develop robust improvement solutions and long-term fixes. Your work will focus on improving plant performance and efficiency, supporting in breakdown resolution followed by leading the investigation into route cause analysis (RCA) to prevent future occurrences. You’ll enjoy the variety of a manufacturing environment and be keen to get involved in other work such as safety teams and improvement initiatives. You’ll be encouraged and supported to foster new ideas and perspectives whilst driving change at pace. We promote a culture of continuous improvement whilst working on a changing approach to reliability centred maintenance in a highly automated production facility. Key Accountabilities and Measures Requirement to ensure knowledge of latest technologies and practices are continually updated with opportunities identified to optimise manufacturing processes Safety - Adherence to relevant safety standard across all activities (including external contractors). Ensure plant controls are safe to operate, maintain and personnel conform to health & safety legislation, policies and standards. Through effective software and hardware management processes, supports and manages site implementation of a Business led engineering reliability strategy. Drive a proactive Engineering Continuous Improvement culture cross-functionally. Through contributing to the improvement and development of manufacturing hardware & software activities Upskilling Engineers working knowledge of PLC’s Compliance with quality and food safety legislation, company standards and specifications in order to meet the requirements of professional and legal standards. Ensure supplier contract content & supplier relationship is maintained, and supplier effectiveness is reviewed. Essential Ingredients This is a day-based role working Monday to Friday. You’ll have a strong drive to identify opportunities for equipment improvement using plant-based automation and related solutions to help improve efficiency and performance. Formal electrical automation training with an awareness of process and mechanical engineering. Experience in fault finding and maintaining existing control systems, preferably with Allen Bradley (Rockwell) platforms (RSLogix500, Logix5000 etc.) Experience of software development and programming languages, for example, ladder logic, structured text, function block diagram Knowledge of communication protocols and control networks. Strong electrical knowledge and understanding of control related systems Knowledge and experience of project implementation preferably in an FMCG environment. Knowledge and experience of safety related parts of control systems H&S/Food Safety systems & legislation knowledge e.g. PUWER, IOSH – able to ensure a safe working environment. Proven experience of improvements resulting in a reduction of breakdowns or increased efficiency Passionate about quality and best practice whilst driving continuous improvement Experience of working in fast paced Manufacturing environment is preferred Extra Dough At last and by no means yeast you will want to know what your breads worth. A slice of the annual profits (discretionary profit share) Family time is important to us so as well as your holiday entitlement, we'll give you the opportunity to purchase up to an extra weeks annual leave Award winning pension scheme with company contributions Private medical insurance and life assurance Products you will love along with deals and discounts for you and the family through our Extra Dough website Continued investment in your personal development Fully stocked kitchens filled with our delicious products for you to enjoy with your daily brew Support for your health and wellbeing, including access to free physiotherapy, 24/7 access to a confidential helpline for practical advice and a comprehensive occupational health service We respect and value difference. We look to create an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. Companies that are diverse in age, gender identity, race, religion, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, ethnicity, or any other aspect which makes them unique, are proven to be better companies. More importantly, creating an environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work, is the right thing to do