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YasenChaprazov

Yasen Chaprazov

Automation engineer

Works remotely from Bristol

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  • Suggested rate £400 / day
  • Experience 7+ years
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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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Yasen in a few words

I am a qualified Automation Control System Engineer with more than two decades of proven background in various fields of the Automation Industry, who can program PLC and SCADA systems from the ground up, through to FAT / SAT and customer handover. Through the years I gained expertise in Industrial Automation systems development, software programming, configuration, commissioning, installation, and validation. Based on my expertise I can effectively evaluate and propose technical solutions to troubleshoot issues within equipment for processing and manufacturing using systematic approaches and analytical techniques. As an experienced engineer, I can demonstrate my passion and commitment, showing an aptitude for designing and developing industrial control and monitoring systems using a range of hardware and software products while striving to gain new advanced
technological skills.

Experience

CIP Services Ltd

Automation and Control System Engineer  - As a freelancer

United Kingdom

September 2019 - November 2020 (1 year and 2 months)

Industry: Food and Beverage Position held: Senior Automation and Control System Engineer Main activities and responsibilities: Within CIP Services, I was the system owner for all automation control systems and IT infrastructure. I was contracted with a clear target to develop innovative solutions to complex technical or design issues that existed and recommend new system or equipment upgrades. For each integrated system currently in use or the design stage, I was producing technical procedures, documentation, manuals, updating P&IDs, Electrical Drawings, and control software. I develop new control system frameworks based on B&R PLC and AVEVA SCADA applications using different programming languages such as Ladder, Structured Text, Statement List, Embedded C, and VB. Also, I create universal OS, PLC, and SCADA backups that can be deployed any time anywhere if a failure occurs from centralizing office secured storage. In CIP services, I was responsible for customer support in the UK and overseas-based New Zealand.

Avara Pharmaceutical

Automation Engineer

United Kingdom

September 2018 - May 2019 (8 months)

Industry: Pharmaceutical Manufacture Position held: Senior Automation Engineer Main activities and responsibilities: Within AVARA Pharmaceutical as Senior Automation Engineer, I was responsible for maintaining, monitoring, and upgrading the Automation equipment, with defined targets and the maintenance assistance of regulatory compliance in the `Top Tier` COMAH classified API site. My duties were to develop innovative solutions to complex technical or design issues that may arise and recommend new systems or equipment upgrades that will meet the production needs and compliance standards, maintain technical procedures, documentation, and manuals. My day-to-day activities were as follows
•Owner and System Manager for a designated number of Automation systems such as DCS, PLC, SCADA, Batch and Historian platforms.
•Software and hardware functional changes to systems, change control management, design, coding, testing and final deployment to the production system.
•Creation of new or modification of existing systems documentation such as functional and design specifications, test scripts, test specifications and systems operational procedures.
•Carry out computer validation on GMP critical systems to ensure the validated and compliance status is maintained.
•Management of Automation system projects, ranging from functional changes to existing production processes or larger more complex upgrade projects and accommodation of new products implementation.

GPS Group

Automation Software Engineer

United Kingdom

June 2017 - September 2018 (1 year and 3 months)

Industry: System Integrator Position held: Automation Software Engineer Main activities and responsibilities: Within the GPS Group, I was contacted and involved in the project-based design of Industrial Automated Control Systems, based on PLC and SCADA applications using different programming languages such as Ladder, Structured Text, Statement List, Embedded C, and VB. I was responsible for taking a project from its inception through to the final commissioning. Primarily I was responsible for:
•HW and SW specification and configuration of Automation Systems.
•Software development of PLC, PAC, DCS and SCADA systems.
•Configuration of Fieldbus & Industrial Ethernet networks.
•Creating URS, FDS, SDS, SDMS, DS, and RDS.
•Preparation and execution of software testing such as SFAT, SAT, and PreFAT.

Optimal Automation

Automation Engineer

United Kingdom

November 2014 - June 2017 (2 years and 7 months)

Industry: System Integrator Position held: Automation Engineer Main activities and responsibilities: Within Optimal Automation, I was contracted and involved in the project-based design of Industrial Automated Control Systems and Applications, mainly for the pharmaceutical industry but not limited to it. I was responsible for taking a project from its inception through to the final commissioning and validation. Primarily I was responsible for:
•HW and SW specification and configuration of Automation Systems.
•Software development of PLC, PAC, DCS and SCADA systems.
•Configuration of Fieldbus & Industrial Ethernet networks, Motion & Vision Systems.
•Creating URS, FDS, SDS, SDMS, DS, and RDS.
•Preparation and execution of software testing such as SFAT, SAT, and PreFAT.

GPS Panels

Software Engineer

United Kingdom

February 2014 - November 2014 (9 months)

Industry: System Integrator Position held: Software Engineer Main activities and responsibilities: Within GPS Panels I was contracted and involved in the project-based design of PLC programs and SCADA configurations. I was responsible for taking a project from its inception through to the final commissioning and validation including documentation, testing, validation, and customer support. My duties were to develop innovative solutions, research, evaluate, and recommend new products or equipment upgrades that will meet customer needs. Also, I had to develop and maintain technical procedures, documentation, and manuals such as URS, FDS, SDS, SDMS, DS, and RDS preparation.

Muller Wiseman Dairies

Automation Engineer

United Kingdom

August 2010 - February 2014 (3 years and 6 months)

Industry: Diary / FMCG Position held: Automation Engineer Main activities and responsibilities: Within Muller Wiseman Diary as an Automation Engineer, I applied to the Process Control Technology safe, validated, tested and cost-effective solutions for a large number of systems on-site. I was responsible for maintaining and monitoring Automation equipment and computerized control systems with defined targets to improve manufacturing performance and assist with maintenance and regulatory compliance. My duties were to develop innovative solutions to complex technical issues that arise, to production needs and to assist with the integration of the new production lines. Also, I had to develop and maintain technical procedures, documentation, and manuals such as URS, SOP and DS.

United Milk Company Ltd

Automation Engineer

Bulgaria

April 2006 - May 2008 (2 years and 1 month)

Industry: Diary / FMCG Position held: Automation Engineer Main activities and responsibilities: Within United Milk Company as an Automation Engineer, I applied to the Process Control Technology safe, validated, tested and cost-effective solutions for a large number of systems on-site. I was responsible for maintaining and monitoring Automation equipment and computerized control systems with defined targets to improve manufacturing performance and assist with maintenance and regulatory compliance. My duties were to develop innovative solutions to complex technical issues that arise, to production needs and to assist with the integration of the new production lines. Also, I had to develop and maintain technical procedures, documentation, and manuals such as URS, SOP and DS.

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