Automation Engineer


Working in an international enterprise means growing with exciting projects and multiple opportunities in a great network. We are currently looking for a Automation Engineer Reporting into the Customer and Product Improvement Manager. This role will operate within the Automation Team, working with the Senior Automation Engineer to define and deliver automation projects via a clear strategy. It will be vital to continue links across the Engineering departments for both Operations and Design, in particular with the Production Engineering and Maintenance Teams, coupled with the needs of the Operations area to ensure full product lifecycle support. 

Your tasks:

  • Work with the Senior Automation Engineer, Production Engineering Team, Quality and Maintenance Teams to identify possible automation projects to deliver cost savings, quality and plant improvements.  Ensure that appropriate actions are taken and liaise through the departments to ensure success
  • Create and assist with best approach solutions to automated systems.
  • Ensure a strong link between the Automation and Production Engineering Teams during project definition, concept, justification and delivery.
  • Work with the NPI Launch Team and the SDS process for automation projects associated with new products. It will be critical to build a solid handover in association with Production Engineering with Operations and Maintenance Teams to deliver credible processes within budget, timings and effective training as required.
  • Work with the SMR Health and Safety manager to ensure that we achieve and maintain OHSAS 18001 status.  This needs to ensure that robust but not labour intensive processes are put into place.

Your profile:

  • Minimum level HNC/ HND in a related subject.
  • Previous experience in handling and delivering Automation related projects.
  • Effective interpersonal and problem analysis skills.
  • Experience in the use and programming of PLC’s using ladder logic.
  • Experience in the use and programming of robot units using scripted language.
  • Experience or a keen interest in mechanical engineering.
  • Experience in Control systems and panel wiring.

How to apply:

If you believe you have the commitment, experience and enthusiasm for the role we would like to hear from you. Please apply online:

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