Automation Engineer

Location Castle Donington
Job Type Permanent
Salary £45000 - 48000 per year paid overtime and excellent training
Contact Christian Addison
Call 07787 289 367
Reference 1305 CA

Automation Engineer

3 shift rotation, Monday to Friday

45-48K plus paid overtime and excellent training

The Company

My client is one of the world’s largest materials handling businesses.  They have been trading for over 100 years are a multi-billion-dollar business and provide services in more than 200 countries globally making them a household name in their field.

The company continuously invest in new automation to make their business operations as efficient as possible and are opening another state-of-the-art site in the Castle Donnington currently as part of their continued investment.

This Automation Engineer role will be based at the brand-new site and is a great opportunity to be involved in the project from commissioning through to its completion and become completely familiar with the system before it becomes operational.

The Role

As an Automation Engineer you will be the lead engineer on shift prioritising the work of the electrical and mechanical maintenance engineer on shift.  You will take the lead on any PLC Controls related issues carrying out PLC Fault Finding and interrogation when required and carry out general electrical and mechanical work needed on shift.

Other duties will involve:

  • PPM (planned preventative maintenance) activity on equipment.
  • Mechanical and electrical reactive and breakdown support on equipment.
  • PLC Fault Finding and diagnostics to resolve any issues.
  • Ensuring the maintenance engineers on shift have a clear plan of work and are supported in their activities.

The Candidate

To be successful in your application for this Automation Engineer position you will need:

  • Strong PLC Fault Finding Skills
  • An electrical qualification.
  • Experience within a maintenance engineering role.
  • To be happy carrying out controls work as well as general electrical and mechanical maintenance activities.

The Benefits

The chosen Automation Engineer can expect excellent initial and on-going training as well as the support of a tight knit team. Working in one of the fastest growing as well as most stable sectors you can also expect good long-term prospects and increased remuneration 

If you’re interested please apply online, send your CV to

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