Automation Engineer

£35000 - £45000 per annum
10 Nov 2016
08 Dec 2016
Jamie Tyndale
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an Automation Engineer experienced in the design and programming of PLCs, SCADA and HMI Systems? If so we'd like to hear from you.

Our client is a reputable food manufacturing business based in one of the most beautiful parts of Dorset. The business is investing heavily in line with growth and as part of that programme it now seeks to recruit a skilled engineer to head up its Energy Optimisation and Automation activity.

The incoming Engineer will drive, design and implement a continuous improvement programme to optimise energy usage for both current and future manufacturing activity throughout the plant. This will involve writing and developing suitable hardware and software, the implementation of process control solutions across all areas including but not limited to the onsite anaerobic digestion plant, heat recovery systems, refrigeration, water, chemicals and effluent. They will play an active role in both capital expenditure and specification of new equipment and lead all automation projects throughout the plant.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate an in depth knowledge of process instrumentation and have sound experience in the design and programming of control systems, in particular PLC, SCADA or HMI Systems. PC AND Control System networking, PID control loops, PLC ladder logic experience all preferred.

Zest Food Jobs is a leading recruitment company working exclusively within the food industry. I specialise in placing both salaried and contract engineers throughout the South West - I recruit for roles including - Multi-Skilled Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Automation Engineer, Controls and Instrumentation Engineer, SCADA, HMI and PLC Programmer, Project Engineer, Project Manager, Engineering Team Leader, Engineering Supervisor, Engineering Manager, Chief Engineer and Senior Manager.

To discuss this opportunity or for a more general discussion about our services and you next career move, please don't hesitate to call me - Jamie Tyndale on 0117 325 2999.

Alternatively you can simply email me your cv - Naturally your application will be treated with the utmost confidence.

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