Automation Engineer

Job Title: Automation Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Warrington, England
Salary: £50000 - £53000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-11-12
Reference: BH-118931-1
Contact Name: Daniel Turner
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 16, 2019 14:46

Job Description

Role: Automation Engineer (Shifts)
Salary: Circa £53,000 (Inclusive of Shift Allowance)
Location: Warrington

Are you an Automation Engineer looking to further your career within an industry leading, rapidly expanding company where you will develop your technical knowledge and be an integral part of the team?
Do you have maintenance and project experience within PLC’s in a manufacturing environment?
An exciting opportunity has arisen at one of the most established and reputable manufacturing companies in the UK for an Automation Engineer who will effectively maximise availability of the plant and processes and ensure they operate effectively, efficiently and safely.

As the Automation Engineer…. 

You’ll carry out effective, efficient fault finding and problem resolution to root cause where possible on a wide range of complex systems in a continuous process environment so that they maintain the plant to deliver the target operating efficiencies.
You’ll lead your area to ensure Automation Engineer documentation is available and up to date and a routine software backup/comparison is completed and stored correctly. In addition you would be the key contact point for any projects or modifications in your area


You’ll be a time served multi skilled engineer ideally with HNC qualification or equivalent in a Technical discipline or suitable knowledge through experience. A strong technical knowledge of PLC’s, Drives, Networks & Mechanics.
You’ll have a working experience of Rockwell (Allen Bradley) Logix PLC’s, Power flex / Ultra Drives, Devicenet / Ethernet and HV Switching.
You’ll finally have experience in the application of Health & Safety procedures with an understanding of the principles of Employment and Safety at Work Legislation & PUWER Regulations.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a world-leader which values its employees, offers unrivalled career progression and investment in personal development