Automation Engineer

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    Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire

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  • Salary:

    £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Chris Wakefield

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Automation Engineer

Location: Stoke-On-Trent

Hours / shifts: Days role - 08:00 - 16:00

Currently recruiting for an Automation Engineer for a large diverse site.


The successful candidate will also get the opportunity to be involved with Regional and national automation projects.

This is a great opportunity for a graduate with some manufacturing / Production experience to join a progressive company - focusing on their automation projects and maintenance across the site.

The Job

  • Working closely with the maintenance teams, Engineering and Production
  • Automation Technical Support - Breakdowns and PMs
  • Project work
  • Calibrating machinery
  • Ability to fault find PLC code, SCADA systems, Fieldbus, ProfiBus, etc.
  • Reading, understanding and updating drawings & Schematics
  • Commissioning purpose built machinery
  • Working with old and new machinery and systems

The Person:

  • Degree Qualified
  • Qualified to HNC or above - Min
  • Siemens S7 experience
  • Flexible approach to work tasks / Open to change
  • Health and Safety focused
  • Manufacturing / Production Maintenance background
  • SAP experience (preferred but not essential)

The Site:

  • Modern plant, clean site, state of the art machinery and equipment, c.
  • Heavily Automated
  • Large plant

The Company

  • Very good job security
  • Opportunities to develop i.e training, career progressions
  • Long term career progression
  • Opportunities to train, learn and progress
  • Profitable company, regular overtime and bonuses, investment into the plant & promotions.

To apply please send CV to Chris Wakefield at Morson or call 0161 .- 707 .- 1516 to discuss

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