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Automation Engineer - Melksham

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    Electrical, Engineering

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  • Salary:

    £35000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jack Smillie

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    +44 (0)118 902 8800

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  • Published:

    22 days ago

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JOB – Automation Engineer

LOCATION – Melksham

TERM - Permanent

SALARY – £35,000 - £45,000

My client – an manufacturer and assembler of products across a number of industries are on the lookout for an experienced Automation / Control Systems Engineer to join their team on a permanent basis in Melksham.

The ideal candidate will have experience of supporting production lines within an FMCG type environment and working with Design teams to upgrade and install new production lines.

Those with strong experience using Siemens PLCs within an industrialsetting will be of particular interest.

The Automation Engineer Will Ideally Have The Following Attributes:

  • Hold an NVQ Level 3 or above in Electrical or Control Systems Engineering.
  • 2+ Years' experience in either Design, Commission or Maintainence of Control Systems for Machinery.
  • Experience in Programming Control Systems from Scratch (Siemens or Allen-Bradley will be of particular interest).
  • 18th Edition qualification.
  • Experience in providing support to busy Production Lines.
  • Background in SAT and FAT Test of Production Machinery.
  • Proven ability to work in a maintenance based position.
The Automation Engineer's Duties Will Involve:

  • Delivering Technical Support remotely, deliverying upgrades to systems on site and throughout machinery development processes.
  • Programming Control Systems from Scratch.
  • Fault Finding and alteration of PLC coding.
  • Responding to break downs and faults in an quick and effective manner.
  • Completing Commissioning activities.
  • Contributing to Design feedback on current systems to improve reliability and function of products going forward.

If you are interested in this Automation Engineering position, please apply with an up to date CV as soon as possible, along with your availability and your salary expectation.