Automation Engineer

Automation Engineer

Job Title: Automation Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
Reference: 13088/001_1493044642
Contact Name: Christine Edwards
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 24, 2017 15:37

Job Description




We currently have a superb opportunity for an Automation/Control Systems Engineer to join the team at a manufacturing company in Greater Manchester.

This is an integral role within the Engineering Team where equipment performance and plant reliability is key to the success of the business.

Key responsibilities:

  • Support electrical / automation projects across the manufacturing plant
  • Provide front-line automation support and attend to breakdowns where required
  • Develop a schedule for the maintenance of automation systems and regularly update
  • Manage obsolescence issues
  • Ensure software is regularly updated and perform fault diagnosis and resolution
  • Support group project teams on larger installation/commissioning projects
  • Investigate plant failures and implement prevention techniques

Key requirements:

  • Qualified Engineer (HNC/HND/Degree)
  • Proven experience as Electrical/Automation/Control Systems Engineer within a process manufacturing environment
  • Experience of design and commissioning of PLC & HMI systems (Allen Bradley/Siemens)
  • Understanding of industrial networking (Ethernet, Profibus and ASI)
  • Experience of maintaining servo and variable speed drives
  • Excellent communication skills - ability to work effectively with internal stakeholders and external colleagues
  • Keen to explore new technologies

Excellent salary and package on offer - circa £40000 + Pension + Healthcare

Click APPLY NOW or Contact Christine Edwards at Morgan Ryder Associates on 0151 480 2300

At Morgan Ryder we can provide you with a full range of employment opportunities from short term and fixed term temporary vacancies to permanent positions.

We recruit for companies that operate in the following industries: Food and Drink Manufacturers, FMCG, Packaging, Engineering, Automotive, Aerospace, Warehousing, Logistics, Waste Management, Petro Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Power & Renewable Energy.