Control Systems Automation Engineer

45000.00 - 50000.00 GBP Annual + GBP45000 - GBP50000/annum
21 Sep 2018
22 Sep 2018
Job Type
Contract Type
A global Aerospace company in the East Midlands are seeking an Industrial Automation / Control Systems specialist who will supporting a major new project to introduce Automation into their manufacturing plant on a 2 year fixed term contract.

This is a superb opportunity to join an established, forward-thinking manufacturing business were you will have the opportunity to play an integral role in the development of new automated manufacturing processes throughout the plant.

This is a critical role and will be instrumental in the introduction of a first class automated manufacturing facility and will given the autonomy to run the automation & robotic implementation in designated areas of the business.

Role: Control Systems Automation Engineer - CNC machining /manufacturing

Salary: up to GBP50,000 per annum + retention bonus (2 year fixed term contract)

Location: East Midland, commutable from Coventry, Warwick, Leamington, Rugby, Leicester, Kettering, Daventry areas

Key responsibilities will include:-

o Design & implement automation & control systems applied to existing production plant & machinery to improve productivity and efficiency

o Develop and implement long range plans and standards for process control improvements

o Liaise with controls systems/ automation/ robotic system integrators to develop technical specification

o Conduct and implement Value Engineering on site

o Train personnel on process control methodology and troubleshoot control systems problems

o Support process control related activities of capital equipment projects

o Provide process control/PLC and start-up support of facilities in order to meet production schedules and business needs

o Provide assistance to area Engineers to troubleshoot process control problems

o Develops/reviews/maintains/update related documentation, files, procedures, databases, drawings and schematics in order to ensure integrity of unit instrument and process control technologies

o Implement recognised standards with regards safety related control functions


Applications are sought from Industrial Controls System Engineers, Automation Engineers or Project Controls Engineer who can demonstrate significant experience in the specification, design and implementation of industrial control and automation to production lines

o Engineering degree or equivalent in Electrical Engineering, Control Systems or Instrumentation

o Extensive industrial work experience within Manufacturing sector, ideally applying robot automation and controls to CNC machining, plastic injection moulding, casting or assembly operations

o Expert knowledge of industrial automation, robotic systems, drives and controls, PLC control, HMI systems, sensors & associated safety guards

o Proven track record of experience working for a system integrator (robotics/automation) or heavily automated manufacturing organisation

o Creative thinking and detail-oriented personality

0 Skilled and confident communicator who can clearly present ideas and solutions

As a strong Senior Automation Project Engineer you will be rewarded with a good package & benefits, the opportunity to be part of a established global company and the opportunity & autonomy to be the ambassador for automation on site.

There will also be an end of contract bonus on completion of the project.

Please apply on line or call Sandeep Dhillon at Technical Network for more information. (url removed)

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