Automation Engineer

Yorkshire Permanent

Automation Engineer – Electrical & Mechanical Experience - West Yorkshire - £33-37k – flexitime system + time off in lieu for any overtime worked

Samuel Frank Associates is now recruiting for an Automation Engineer who is Electrically qualified and has a sound mechanical understanding. The Automation Engineer role could suit a Maintenance Engineer looking to work in more of a project based environment where you’d be taught how to program PLCs from scratch!

Knowledge of high-speed manufacturing machines for the FMCG market for example would be absolutely ideal!

+++Headlines - scope to develop, plenty of opportunity to grow the role into something much bigger, well-established and well regarded company, fun place to work+++

The successful Automation Engineers’ skills and experience are likely to include some of the following;

  • Electrical installation & fault finding, panel wiring experience
  • PLC & HMI modifications and enhancements (from scratch would be a bonus) – Siemens S7 and TIA Portal, WinCC – working knowledge would be good
  • Electrically biased/trained – 17th or 18th Edition essential
  • Be able to diagnose mechanical faults and rectify them
  • Working knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook is a must
  • Any knowledge of Robots or Cobots will be advantageous

You must:

  • Be eligible to work in the UK
  • Be able to work alone and show initiative
  • Have good customer facing skills and be flexible
  • Have your own car and have a full UK driving licence (mileage paid at 45p/mile)
  • Be willing to travel throughout the UK & sometimes overseas (role could be 50/50 in terms of office based and site based)

This is an exciting Automation Engineer opportunity to join an ambitious business in the industrial software solutions industry. The client is growing, with significant new projects coming up and they’re looking for an individual who is passionate about Automation to join a well-established team.

The client is commutable from the following places – Leeds, Wakefield, Dewsbury, Pontefract, Goole, & Doncaster,

Please apply today for an immediate response.

Keywords – Automation Engineer, Maintenance Engineer, FMCG, West Yorkshire, PLC, Electrical Engineering, Electrical Fault Finding

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