Automation Engineer , Aldridge / Luton Bennett

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Automation Engineer

Automation Engineer

#Job No. MC293a.

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  • Salary:

    £40k - 45k per year

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Job Description:

Automation Engineer (PLC)


Circa £40,000 to £45,000 + Increasing Holidays + Contributory Pension + Progression

Monday to Friday 08:00 to 16:30

Automation Engineer required for an industry leading company who work with major manufacturers. This is a great opportunity to work for a company who is undergoing continuous growth due to its impressive repeat and new customer base.

To apply for this role you can come from ANY engineering background but must have experience programming PLCs and designing control panels. You will ideally have experience with Siemens PLC’s however candidates with experience with ANY PLC’s are encouraged to apply.

The role itself is predominantly project focused on designing automation systems. Working on between one to five projects at a time, you will programme PLCs and design control systems for sensors and motors. You will be responsible for writing sequences, creating all relevant documentation and carrying out electrical wiring.

You will also be involved in the commissioning of equipment. 95% of this is done on site so little travel is expected however infrequent travel will be required. This is mainly around the Midlands area however the company do work nationwide. The successful candidate can use a company car for this or accept mileage payment.

This is a fantastic opportunity to get into a company who are currently experiencing an exciting time of growth. You will be given the opportunity to work on a variety of projects and the opportunity to move in a senior position will be given for the right candidate.

The Role:

* Designing automation systems – PLC programming and Control Panel Design
* Commissioning of equipment
* Based predominantly around the Walsall area however some nationwide travel required

The Person:

* From ANY engineering background
* Experience programming PLCs and designing control panels
* Ideally have experience with Siemens PLCs
*Ideally have some experience with Labview but NOT essential