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Title:  Automation Specialist

Job ID:  91859
Country:  Philippines
City:  Malvar Batangas
Professional area:  Production
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Malvar Batangas, PH, 00000


We’re JTI, Japan Tobacco International, and we believe in freedom

We think that the possibilities are limitless when you’re free to choose. We’ve spent the last 20 years innovating and creating new and better products for our consumers to choose from. It’s how we’ve grown to be present in 130 countries, and how we’ve grown from 40 to 4,000+ employees in the Philippines since 2009.

But our business isn’t just business, our business is our people. Their talent. Their potential. We believe that when they’re free to be themselves, to grow, travel and develop, amazing things can happen for our business. That’s why our employees, from around the world, choose to be a part of JTI. It’s why 83% of employees feel happy working at JTI, and why we’ve been recognized as INVESTORS IN PEOPLE in the Philippines.

So when you’re ready to choose a career you’ll love, in a company you’ll love, feel free to #JoinTheIdea

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Location and Work Set Up:   Malvar, Batangas / Onsite
Department: Production Equipment Maintenance
Reporting to:  Maintenance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent




  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical/Electronics Engineering or any related course
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in automation engineering or related field
  • Preferably coming from the tobacco or FMCG industry
  • MS Office application and SAP knowledge is a plus
  • Advanced knowledge of the following systems: Siemens Simatic Step, Simatic Step 5, Beckhoff TwinCut 2 & 3, Rexroth Drives, Simatic Scout, Omron Camera Controller, Keyence Camera XG, Lexium Drives, Logic Builder, Simatic starter, Sick SOPAS



  • Provide Production support by keeping the Maker and Packer Process Automation system in optimum condition. Attending to any automation program/system issues that will impact production.
  •  Works very closely with the maintenance team and line electrician to optimize and stabilize the production process.
  • Perform system and or hardware maintenance. Ensure all software and systems have updated backups. Responsible for the implementation and self-audit of ROBUSTIFICATION in the Make Pack Department
  • Collaborate with the factory engineering department and equipment suppliers (OEM) for any projects, new machine installation, and or upgrades involving changes to the Make Pack automation system.
  • Provides electricians with technical support and advice within the realm of programming and any other technical issues. 



Thank you very much for applying! We will make sure that you will receive a reply within 2 the next two weeks. 


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