Automation Engineer

Automation Engineer

Job Title: Automation Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Halewood, Merseyside
Salary: Up to £45000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH6878_1570807225
Contact Name: Sharon McDonough
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 11, 2019 16:20

Job Description

A global supplier of exterior products and systems operating as a Tier 1 Automotive manufacturer/supplier is currently looking to appoint an Automation Engineer / EOAT Engineer. Reporting into the Maintenance Operations Manager, the position carries the following responsibilities,

  • Supporting new tool introduction (End of arm tooling for Robots)
  • Programming and development of 3+6 Axis automation equipment
  • Training of Maintenance Technicians
  • Implement new EOAT and automation.
  • Maintenance of Automated equipment
  • Responsible for ensuring automated production equipment is optimised
  • Monitoring and improving equipment reliability
  • Maintain reports daily and build up historical data files for IATF16949.
  • Work as part of a team within the Maintenance Department to implement and upkeep IATF16949 procedures, Work Instructions, Control Plans and process flows etc.
  • Write SWI for all robot processes
  • Implementation of Continuous Improvement activities
  • Support new product introduction/launch teams
  • Design automation solutions for new products/business
  • Ensure equipment utilization is optimized through effective predictive and preventative maintenance and continuous improvement
  • Prepare detailed reports or figures as required including performance KPl's


  • Hands on understanding of injection moulding
  • Robotics trained to programming level on 3+6 axis technologies (ABB/ Fanuc)
  • Working knowledge and experience of working with PLC (S7 Siemens)
  • Highly skilled problem solver with solid route cause analysis experience
  • Experience of implementing corrective action
  • Experience of C.I
  • The ability to work cross functionally
  • Good understanding of QS / IATF / and ISO requirements


  • Able to design and implement EOAT for new mould tool introduction
  • Understanding of Automated assembly cells

    Those interested and qualified only need apply, please do so by forwarding your CV to without delay!

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