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Automation Engineer (Maintenance)

Zoek Pin Telford, Telford and Wrekin, England

£42000 - £45000/annum

Permanent (Full time)

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Automation Engineer

Telford, Shropshire

Monday to Friday - Day Shift

Salary DOE + Bonus Scheme + Early Finish on Friday + Generous Holiday Allowance

My client, an international brand, are looking for an experienced automation engineer to join their existing engineering function, based in Telford.

The successful candidate will be an experienced engineer with vast experience working in a production manufacturing environment, ideally food manufacturing.

The successful candidate will be an automation/controls engineer, with experience working as part of a multi-faceted maintenance engineering team. Experience working in a high volume manufacturing environment is essential- food manufacturing beneficial. You will be used to working with an array of systems, including: PLC (Siemens), Profibus and Ethernet. You will be the lead automation engineer on site so it is important that you have a well rounded understanding of automation and controls engineering within a production manufacturing environment.

Reporting into the Engineering Manager, you will be the technical expert for all things automation and control system based. You will be responsible for developing and implementing new automation initiatives, while keeping the company up to date with the latest standards. Working as part of a maintenance engineering team, you will be working alongside maintenance engineers to fault find and provide long term solutions to recurrent problems, thus improving reliability across site. Although reporting in to the engineering manager, this is a senior role within the business and requires someone who can lead a multi-skilled engineering team on a day to day basis while educating and mentoring colleagues on automation and controls.

The Person:

Experienced automation or controls engineer

FMCG or Food manufacturing experience essential (5+ years)

Strong leadership skills

Qualified in a relevant subject

Previous experience as a hands on maintenance engineer (beneficial)

The role:

Leading the day to day activities across site, including all automation activities.

Writing, developing and modifying PLC programs for use on site.

Assisting engineers with fault finding and repair on a varietyof control systems

Monday to Friday- Days

Salary DOE

Randstad Technologies Ltd is a leading specialist recruitment business for the IT industry. Please note that due to a high level of applications, we can only respond to applicants whose skills & qualifications are suitable for this position. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business

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