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Automation Engineer

  • Location: Warrington, Cheshire
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Position: Engineer
  • Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Company Car
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: AUTOWARR_1602677938
Job description

My client is one of the world's largest technology suppliers for food processing and a wide range of other industries. They provide sustainable solutions for sophisticated production processes in diverse end-user markets and offers a comprehensive service portfolio. They have been in business for over 100 years and has offices all around the world, enabling them to supply their services internationally.

Reporting into the Automation Manager, you will be responsible for working on the full project life cycle delivering projects from start to finish. My client is looking for someone who is experienced within Automation and with relevant experience within the related industries.

Main Responsibilities:

Software creation with good structure and documentation.

Changes to existing software on new/pre-existing equipment.

Service work (Automation and some minor Mechanical/Electrical is expected).

Commissioning Activities.

Troubleshooting (Site and Remote).

Complete the installation of relevant rebuilding / upgrade kits according to procedures and reinstate equipment into production environment according to defined expectations

Required Skills and Experience:

Background in Beverage / Dairy / Pharmaceutical / Food / Chemical industry

Have a good working knowledge of Company Systems to carry out duties required.

You are fluent in English, both written and spoken.

Have a technical education in Software, Electric and Electronic Engineering (completed courses etc).

Have good interpersonal, communication and team working skills.

Have spent a minimum of 5 year providing Automation Support on installation, commissioning and servicing of equipment and/or processing lines., preferably in the food, chemical or pharmaceutical applications.

You will have developed specific competences in Automation with special regard to HMI interface, OP panels, PLC programming and fault finding and Electrical Engineering with a good knowledge on Electrical Panels, MCC, Process instrumentation and electrical installation, mainly oriented to the troubleshooting and fault findings.

Possess a "problem solving" approach, you are methodical and efficient.

Have a flexible approach and availability to work in the weekends and overnight, if requested.

Customer satisfaction is your key priority.

Technical Degree or Certification in an Engineering or related discipline or equivalent skills and experience

A high level of understanding of Automation systems such as Instrumentation, Drives, Industrial Networking, PLC and SCADA programming software and preferably virtualisation and emerging technologies.

Ability to handle multiple stakeholders with a customer focused mindset

A valid driver's license

Minimum of 2 years experience working in an Automation / Service environment.

The right candidate will need to be Prepared for frequent travels throughout the UK (approx. 50% of the time) and, being part of a wider Organisation, you might also be required to travel abroad.

If you are interested in this position then please apply, or for more information then please contact Jack Brown at PSR Solutions on 01785 715505

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