Job Description

Senior Engineer - Plant Automation and Control Systems (m/f)
Job ID #: 8305 Location: GB_UK_Field Based
Position Type: Regular Full-Time Education Required: Bachelors Degree
Experience Required: 5 - 7 Years Relocation Provided: No Relocation Offered
Job Category: Information Technology Brand: CHEP

CHEP helps move more goods to more people, in more places than any other organisation on earth. Its pallets, crates and containers form the invisible backbone of the global supply chain and the world’s biggest brands trust us to help them transport their goods more efficiently, sustainably and safely. As pioneers of the sharing economy, CHEP created one of the world's most sustainable logistics businesses through the share and reuse of its platforms under a model known as ‘pooling’. CHEP primarily serves the fast-moving consumer goods (e.g. dry food, grocery, and health and personal care), fresh produce, beverage, retail and general manufacturing industries. CHEP employs approximately 11,000 people and owns approximately 300 million pallets, crates and containers through a network of more than 750 service centres, supporting more than 500,000 customer touch-points for global brands such as Procter & Gamble, Sysco, Kellogg’s and Nestlé. CHEP is part of the Brambles Group and operates in more than 55 countries with its largest operations in North America and Western Europe. For more information on CHEP, visit For information on the Brambles Group, visit

As one of four Brambles growth companies, CHEP and Brambles provide you unparalleled opportunities to advance and accelerate your career. You’ll be joining an international growth organisation with a pioneering, circular business model. You’ll be working for a company that is changing the way goods get to market. You’ll become part of an efficient and collaborative global team making a real contribution to a smarter, more sustainable future. For more on how Brambles growth companies can accelerate your career, visit

Position Description

Senior Engineer – Plant Automation and Control Systems


Responsible for the development, implementation and support of Wonderware System Platform / SQL Server based Factory Management and Control Systems (FMS) within CHEP service centers.


• System development and configuration in Wonderware System Platform, InTouch, and MS SQL Server.

• Works hand in hand with Process Engineering on mechanical, electrical and controls integration with the FMS.

• Analyzes business problems, develops solutions and implements value-added technical and non-technical solutions to those challenges.

• Maintains a strong positive relationship between the business entities and the Engineering organization.

• Proposes and delivers systems and services that add increasing value to the business on time and within budget.

• Embraces and enforces CHEP FMS standards with new and existing equipment vendors to support rapid implementations.

• Provides plant support for FMS during the day, off-hours, weekends, and holidays as required.


• Countries:  Europe, Americas


• Select service providers as required


• Requires working across time zones and cultures and flexibility to attend meetings outside of normal daytime working hours due to global nature of the team.

• Expected travel is 40%


Internal :

• Senior Manager, Global FMS Engineering

• Global Process Engineering peers (Directors, Band 3, Band 2)

• Regional Supply Chain managers

• Global IT Infrastructure Team 


• Non-Hire Stock plant equipment suppliers

• 3rd party engineering service providers

• 3rd part CHEP Service Center operators


• Bachelor degree in electrical engineering from an accredited program and 5+ years of related experience in manufacturing environment


• Minimum 3 years demonstrated project experience developing and implementing Wonderware System Platform 4.0 (IAS 3.1/InTouch 10.1) and System Platform 2012R2/2014R2 .

• Experience using SQL Server 2008/2012 databases, stored procedures, SQL Reporting Services, and .NET.

• Understanding of Rockwel

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