Shift Engineer, Electrical & Instrumentation

July 27, 2022

Job Description

  • Lagos

West African Soy Industries Limited (WASIL)

West African Soy Industries Limited (WASIL) operates one of the largest specialized oils and fats processing complexes in Africa. The manufacturing facility is located in Sagamu, Ogun State, Nigeria, with raw materials sourced from farmers in Kaduna, Katsina, Niger and other states across Nigeria.
The Company is active in the Soy value chain through its out-grower farming activities by providing high quality agri-inputs to farmers and procuring farm produce from them through off-take arrangements. We educate the farmers on Yield Enhancement Techniques (YET) to improve their crop yield, and train women on best practices in Shea collection and primary processing.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Shift Engineer, Electrical & Instrumentation
Location: Sagamu, Ogun
Job Type: Full-time
Department: Technical Services
Job Description

Ensures optimized equipment performance for all field instruments (Sensors, Transmitters, Flowmeter, Control Valves, Motors and Drives, etc.) by maintaining and improving equipment, line electrical & automation controls.
Drives innovation and improvement.
Manages people and resources to ensure uncompromised safety, availability and quality, and minimize the impact of the activities on the environment.
Upskilling, training and development of electrical, Instrumentation and automation technicians.
Coordinates and ensures successful implementation of process optimization (modifications) projects.
Ensure data are used or processed for the purpose set for such data and ensure absolute confidentiality while processing or using personal data. Get the consent of the data subject before collecting, processing, and using data.


B.Sc or HND Electrical Engineering
6-10 years of working experience in the field of Electrical & Automation
Good knowledge of circuit troubleshooting via electrical diagrams, ladder diagrams, pneumatic diagrams, etc.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with situations where limited standardization exists
Strong electrical design and debugging skills
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Ability to formulate and document a high-level plan with input from many functional groups.
Experience with embedded controllers, I/O handling systems and PLCs
Ability to troubleshoot equipment problems and perform complex system tests
Good hands-on experience in Siemens and Allen Bradley PLCs programming and surfing.
Good knowledge of SCADA and HMI units.
Versatile in PLC systems (Siemen, Allen Bradley) VSD and VFD
Records and reports maintenance on day to day basis.

Additional Information:

Working knowledge of applicable HSE regulations
Managerial and leadership skills
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written)
Excellent reasoning and decision-making ability
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.
How to Apply
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