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Automation Process & Project Engineer

Job Title: Automation Process & Project Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hadleigh
Salary: Basic up to £45K, Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 12443PAM
Contact Name: Andrew McFarlane
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 15, 2018 12:16

Job Description

Automation Process & Project Engineer

Salary: Basic up to £45,000 plus 7.5% Bonus

Location: Hadleigh, Suffolk

Our client, a large industrial manufacturer is currently recruiting for an Automation Process & Project Engineer for their site in Hadleigh, Suffolk. The Automation Process & Project Engineer will be responsible for taking the lead role in development of Automation systems, both in terms of maintaining existing systems whilst optimising the whole production plant. Working for a market leader in what they produce and numerous opportunities to progress into more senior positions, this is a fantastic opportunity to not only play an important role within the Engineering team but develop your career also.   

Skills required for an Automation Process & Project Engineer:

  • Ideally hold a HNC or a Degree in Electrical Engineering however my client will consider candidates with a strong Automation background.
  • Strong PLC capabilities and background with Siemens PLC’s. Code writing is required for this position ideally with a mixture of process and machinery background.
  • A good working knowledge of SCADA would be advantageous.
  • Experience of Human interface software systems and Software lifecycles is required.
  • Skills in programming, analysing, fault-finding, problem solving and modifying automation software is essential.
  • Experience of equipment design for manufacture, with a background in a production environment is desirable.
  • Capable of developing new PLC, HMI/SCADA, Database Code or portion of Code from scratch or following existing standards.
  • Experience of motor, drive and inverter technologies.
  • Experience of Electrical and Safety design of new equipment.
  • Experience of writing risk assessments and method statements.

The Automation Process & Project Engineer will benefit from:

  • Working for the market leader within their particular industry.
  • Working for an organisation with substantial financial backing and a strong order book.
  • Working for a Business that will allow you access to a career without any boundaries.
  • Market Leading Salary and Benefits Package.

Benefits: Bonus 7.5% of Basic Salary, Pension, 25 Days Holiday

Commutable: Hadleigh, Ipswich, Colchester, Halstead, Sudbury, and Stowmarket.

If you are interested in this role and feel that you have the right skills, then please click apply at the bottom of this advert.

For further details, please contact Andrew McFarlane

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