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Automation Engineer

Burton-on-trent, Staffordshire
£45,000 to £50,000
Job Type
21 Sep 2022
AUTOMATION ENGINEER (Hardware & Software) Burton-on-Trent £45 - £50K + Bonus + Private Healthcare + 25 Holidays + 8% Employer Pension Contribution (10%Total) + Supportive working environment + Growing business with a healthy order book and ambitious outlook Due to a period of sustained growth and an extremely healthy ongoing forecast, this thriving, growing Burton-on-Trent based business is looking to add an Automation Engineer to its growing team. Working within this busy team, you will be responsible for writing, developing and testing both hardware and software automation systems with specific knowledge of Allen Bradley and Siemens PLC s. In return, you will receive a salary of £45-50k + an attractive benefits package. Company An ambitious business which forms the UK arm of a global business and at the forefront of technology within their industry. A people-focused company with a family feel, but with the benefits and security of a major corporation. A solid order book with unique, advanced and impactful new products to the market which present unrivalled opportunity for growth. THE OPPORTUNITY This is an exciting opportunity for an Automation Engineer to join a busy, global business with a supportive working environment. Working with the full support of the business, you will be given the opportunity to work on both hardware and software design, development and testing. Core duties: Program design from scratch, predominantly Siemens/Allen Bradley Write, develop and test HMI systems PLC coding PLC functionality Ladder logic Control System Architecture Design Writing of Functional Design Specification HMI Software. Siemens TIA and Rockwell Liaison and assistance with the company automation and electrical teams, Client team and third-party suppliers. Developing training plans Occasional on site commissioning/fault finding THE PERSON Degree (or equivalent) in Systems Engineering, Control Systems Engineering, Computer Science or Electrical & Electronic Engineering (with software modules) Background in metal process engineering, Food & Beverage, FMCG, Materials Handling or chemical THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE This company are an established name in their market, so the successful candidate must be able to think outside of the box and have a natural problem-solving ability to overcome challenges and provide solutions to client requirements. Essential skills Substantial experience writing PLC software for bespoke automation systems Exposure to a variety of software, ideally including Siemens and/or Allen Bradley Background within an OEM equipment provider or systems integrator The Automation Engineer role is a fantastic opportunity to enhance your career with a global local company. In addition, you will receive an attractive package of £45-50k + Substantial benefits package. If you wish to be considered for this exciting opportunity please use the apply now button or contact Jo Eley or Jo Bailey on (phone number removed) for further details. BE Engineering Ltd is a relationship-driven recruiting partnership offering a confidential and personalised career service throughout the UK. We are interested to hear from high calibre professionals across all areas of engineering and manufacturing who are looking for their next progression. Our highly motivated and quality driven consultancy will work to connect you with the very best opportunities in the market. Contact us on (phone number removed)
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  • Job Reference: 717927394-2
  • Date Posted: 21 September 2022
  • Recruiter: BE Engineering Ltd
    BE Engineering Ltd
  • Location: Burton-on-trent, Staffordshire
  • Salary: £45,000 to £50,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent