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Lead Automation Engineer

  • Location: Telford, Shropshire
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Position: Engineer
  • Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: MH1990LAE_1551450031
Job description

Lead Automation Engineer

Telford

£Competitive

A fantastic opportunity for an experienced Lead Automation Engineer to join an advanced automation solutions Engineering Company. In this role you will take responsibility for providing technical advice, guidance and overseeing the build and integration of automated machinery.

Scope of the Role:
  • Overseeing the day-to-day activities for the build of automated machinery.
  • Take part in the development and implementation of automation and robotic systems in support of new programs, cost improvement programs and operations.
  • Simulate and test automated machinery and processes.
  • Responsible for a small team of junior engineers.
  • Liaise with customers and undertake customer site visits.
  • Provide automation guidance and training to other functional groups.
  • Author and/or review technical and design documents for projects and implement process changes.
  • Support FAT/Commissioning/qualification activities as required.
  • Establish and maintain technical time and cost objectives for projects using project specifications.
  • Carry out safety audits and risk assessments on all machinery to ensure total compliance and a safe working environment.
  • Carry out and manage projects /modifications from concept to completion.
  • Specification of electrical and mechanical components, producing bills of materials and project schedules
  • Management of personnel and projects to timescales and deadlines.
  • Take responsibility for the delivery of engineering works products according to cost, quality and operational targets.


Skills / Education:
  • Educated to HNC/HND level in Engineering with electrical or control systems bias.
  • Experience in a similar role with the build and test of automated machinery.
  • Knowledge of CE Marking process and the Machinery Directive.
  • Ability to provide training, motivate, manage a multi-disciplinary engineering team.


If you would like to be considered for this role, please get in touch with Michelle Heard at PSR Solutions on 01785 715505.