Automation Engineer

The Sterling Choice Ltd
£45k per year + bonus + private health
Closing date
29 Mar 2023

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Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Automation Engineer - Food Manufacturing

Monday - Friday days



Are you an automation engineer looking for your next career move? If so, a food manufacturer in the area are looking to add to their team and this could be the next move for you. This opportunity is with a national company so you will be working alongside more of the top automation engineers in the country. As an automation engineer, you will be a key player in the site electrical team and be a go-to member of the daily shift to ensure production levels are maintained. 


Responsibilities for the Automation Engineer

  • Proactive maintenance and site PMs with an electrical focus
  • PLC fault finding and some programming 
  • Reactive maintenance and responding to breakdowns
  • Working on automation projects (e.g. commissioning, installations, relocations) 
  • Identifying and implementing improvements covering both processes machine output

    Benefits for the Automation Engineer

    • Great training opportunities both internally and externally
    • Short-term promotion opportunities
    • Stable and modern working environment


    Requirements for the Automation Engineer

  • Time-served / recognised apprenticeship (or equivalent) in an automation or electrical engineering subject
  • Experience working in a automation positions previously 
  • Confident working on major brands of PLC (fault finding and ideally programming)
  • Ability to and experience of working to a fast pace, ideally confident in a manufacturing environment.

    If you’re interested in this opportunity and your CV is ready then hit the apply button and expect to hear from me soon. Alternatively, if you’re CV isn’t ready or you just want a quick chat about the role then give me (Gianni) a call on our company number.

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    Our in-house team is highly experienced in placing professionals into the Food, FMCG and Engineering sectors. We work with leading SMEs and global organisations across the UK and internationally, priding ourselves on delivering an honest and transparent service.

    Find Us
    First Floor
    Unit 4 Summit Park
    Cygnet road
    PE7 8FD

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