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Automation Engineer

Automation Engineer

  • Location

    Norfolk

  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £042000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Mike Cairns

  • Contact email:

    MikeC@scantec.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8957

  • Job ref:

    SP/FMCG/082707

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    n/a

  • Expiry date:

    2019-07-05

  • Start date:

    2019-06-07

Automation Engineer
Salary Circa £42,000 + Benefits
Continental shift pattern (6am-6pm /6pm-6am)
FMCG Manufacturing
East Anglia, Norfolk, Norwich, Cambridge, Kings Lyn, Thetford, Bury St Edmunds

A FMCG manufacturing company based in Norfolk is currently looking for an Automation Engineer to join the team on a permanent basis.

This role is responsible for planning and executing automation asset care and to lead whole site process control and automation engineering operations including supporting colleagues within the Maintenance Team in timely root cause identification and resolution of control and instrumentation issues

Site Automation Engineer Key Accountabilities:

  • · Managing data for current production lines into relevant systems as per business standards.
  • · Manage the version control and disaster recovery of key plant equipment at site including PLC’s, SCADA applications
  • · High degree of competency in PLC operation and philosophy, hardware and Software (ideally Allen Bradley)
  • · Systematic root cause analysis and fault finding within complex control systems
  • · Programming PLC’s provide data to and from systems
  • · Liaise with equipment suppliers on new installations ensuring the PLC configuration comply with any Group IT, Electrical and Automation Standards.
  • · Manage the version control and disaster recovery of key plant equipment at site including PLC’s, SCADA applications.
  • · Identify required training courses and setup a training system to develop other members of staff to perform key support activities on site.
You will be an Automation Engineer from within a FMCG Manufacturing (desirably Food, Drink or Pharma Manufacturing)  High degree of competency in PLC operation and philosophy, hardware and Software (ideally Allen Bradley)

Applications via CV submission or contact Mike Cairns on 0151 666 8957 to discuss further.




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