Controls Engineer / Automation Engineer

  • Location

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension + holidays

  • Contact:

    Tim Fawcett

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Controls Engineer

Location Manchester

Salary circa £40,000 - 45,000 + pension + holidays

Hours Monday to Friday day time (flexible 7.30, 8, 8.30am - 4 or 5pm)

The Person:

  • Experienced Controls Engineering / automation background
  • Process automation background within FMCG, food or drink environment ideally although other backgrounds considered.
  • You may be time served (desirable), HNC (desirable), Degree (desirable).
  • Must have some hands on plant maintenance / on the tools experience
  • Good communication & people skills.
  • Advanced process control; distribution control; scada, PLC, Win CC, Profibus.
  • Happy to get hands dirty but also be involved in projects and strategic modernisation.

The Job:

  • An old plant with multi million pound investment going through a period of growth and modernisation.
  • This is a very challenging role with huge scope to have a lead role and influence in shaping the automation systems.
  • Work closely with Engineering Manager, Maintenance Manager, Chief Engineer
  • Support breakdowns and preventative maintenance. PPMs.
  • Oversee and assist in modernisation projects, system upgrades, integration.
  • Scope needs / jobs.
  • Interface with technicians, engineers various stakeholders.
  • Increase equipment on time & availability.
  • Continuous improvement, process improvement.
  • Improve standards and processes.

To apply please send CV to Tim at Morson or call Tim Fawcett on 0161 . - 707 .- 1516 .

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