Automation Engineer

Recruiter
Core Talent Recruitment
Location
Telford
Salary
45000.00 - 46000.00 GBP Annual + GBP45000 - GBP46000/annum benefits, bonus
Posted
15 Oct 2019
Closes
12 Nov 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
THE COMPANY:

My client is an industry leading, world class and globally recognised FMCG business. This business operates from an impressive facility in the Midlands area which has seen significant and continual investment as well as being recognised a highly sought for business to work for. This is a brand new role created the business in line with strategic changes and developments on site.

THE ROLE:

As an Automation Engineer onsite will be a part of the sites engineering leadership group, instrumental in developing strategy, governance and coordination of execution of the sites process control/ automation functions. The role will be a mixture of hands on practical work and strategy setting.

Example responsibilities include:

Monitor the performance of control and automation systems - Allen Bradley, Siemiens, Rockwell
In the event of faults, lead root cause analysis/ troubleshooting to correct issues
Develop, execute and maintain a plant network so plant assets can be centrally monitored Present diagnostics findings to the rest of the engineering department
In the event original equipment manufacturers (OEM's) need access to assets for maintenance/ upgrades, arrange access compliant to Cargill standards
Prevent obsolescence of controls/ automation equipment by planning for lifecycle replacement activities

THE PERSON:

Essentials:

Engineering qualification to degree, HND or City & Guilds level, preferably within Automation, Electrical Instrumentation or process control.
Proven experience within manufacturing environment
Knowledge of programming systems including Allen Bradley, Siemens or Rockwell.
Ability to think strategically and have the understanding to provide training to other people on site to seek support