Automation Engineer

Automation Engineer

  • Location


  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £35000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Mike Cairns

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8957

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:


  • Expiry date:


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Automation Engineer
Up to £45000 Dependant on experience(Days Based role)
Stirling, Falkirk, Menstrie, Dunblane, Dunfermline, Kinross, Clackmannanshire

A Blue chip Manufacturer is currently seeking an Automation Engineer. The successful Automation Engineer will have experience working with GE PLCs,  Profibus and SCADA.

Automation Engineer responsibilities: 
  • Working effectively with the solutions provider to maintain communications and company relations within the project team
  • Acquire a detailed understanding of all the different automation systems (distributed control systems, programmable logic controllers, SCADA systems etc.)
  • Coach and develop site colleagues to ensure that technical expertise and automation knowledge is developed and maintained.
  • Ensure all the companies requirements and specifications are met and maintained during the design, build, installation and commissioning phases
  • Ensure relevant training and support is delivered to the company during all phases of the project
  • Develop preventative maintenance schedules
  • Generate documentation and SOPs associated with each of the Automation systems as required
  • Operate according to SOPs developed for site engineering and maintenance
  • Partner with different disciplines to deliver automation and IT projects in accordance with company guidelines
  • Manage the specification, development, installation and validation of automation and IT projects within budget and corporate guidelines
  • Support operations with technical queries
  • Demonstrate commitment, upholding compliance in relation to product quality, people, safe working environment and change management.
  • Responsible for contractor control and associated documentation/systems
  • Conduct, plan and improve preventative maintenance of site equipment
  • Conduct corrective maintenance in case of site equipment failure and breakdown
  • Prioritise workload to ensure rapid response to plant and equipment failures in a cost effective way
  • Complete and update plant maintenance records complying with all departmental procedure
You will be an Automation Engineer with experience working within a high-paced Manufacturing environment with Profibus and GE PLCs. Apply via direct CV submission or contact Mike Cairns on 0151 666 89 57 to discuss further.

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