About the job
Together we make the difference.
Siemens Logistics is a leading provider of innovative products, solutions in logistics, and automation in airport logistics with baggage and cargo handling. Our software solutions, customer services, and the complete product life cycle complete the portfolio. The company has an installed base in more than 60 countries worldwide. Major customers include renowned airports around the globe.
Be part of our Operation & Maintenance Team in Dubai as a PLC Engineer.
What are my job responsibilities?
Control and supervise all PLC/Controls related Operations & Maintenance activities in all Siemens Logistics Customer Service sites assuring overall target of system availability as well as all other contractual KPIs.
Proactively ensure the maintenance of the system is done technically with close coordination of the field team to reduce/negate issues that may contribute to operational impact.
Comply with any QHSE standard of both Client and Siemens internally.
Troubleshooting all PLC/Controls related issues in all Customer Service sites, including logic, communication, and hardware about the PLC system.
Drive minor/major modification of the system w.r.t. high and low-level electrical controls, including hardware and software. E.g., PLC, drives, HMIs, etc. (2nd and 3rd level PLC backup).
Suggest and implement PLC/Controls improvements.
Prepare technical reports related to System Improvements, Incidents (RCA), and liaise with the Client.
Control and monitor material flow within the system via SCADA and CCTV. Ensure proper communication from the control room to field supervisors/technicians and vice versa for appropriate fault finding.
Perform analysis on issues raised by the operations team and suggest adequate solutions to resolve the problem permanently.
In the case of system anomaly provide technical advice to field staff as the basis for any operational decisions. Identify and coordinate training requirements.
Ensure proper handover process on-site and in the control room of shifts with all information/ongoing works passed on to the next change.
Ensure and follow occupational health, safety, security, environment, and quality as stipulated.
What do I need to qualify for this role?
Bachelors Degree with a minimum of 5 years of Automation experience, specializing in Instrumentation or Electro-Mechanical or Electrical or Electronic Engineering.
Minimum 3 years of experience in Project development and commissioning involving Siemens PLCs (Simatic Manager-Step7, TIA), HMIs (WinCC Flexible), Drives (Sinamics, Micromaster, SEW, Danfoss), and SCADA (WinCC).
Airport Baggage Handling System (BHS) experience is a must.
Good understanding of “PLC/SCADA” systems required.
Strong PLC diagnostic and programming experience fault finding and programming knowledge are essential, including electrical & electronic fault finding, electro-mechanical installations, and electrical installations, and PLC programming and modification.
Experience in Operations and Maintenance of PLC/Controls will be added advantage.
Strong management, leadership & communication skills toward stakeholders, internal and external.
Reviewing and assessing operational processes and evaluation of technical improvements.
Understanding of BHS material flow and interfaces.
Role requires working in shifts and providing emergency on-site and on-call support as per requirement.
Ability to work in a high-pressure environment.
Awareness /Knowledge of quality/safety procedures.
Excellent Communication Skills.
www.siemens.com/logistics if you would like to learn more about Siemens Logistics before submitting your application.