Electrical Automation Engineer
Jonathan Lee Recruitment Ltd
salary: 50000.00 British Pound . GBP Annual
Runcorn, Cheshire, United Kingdom
Job type: fulltime
Job industry: Engineering
Due to continued growth this premier manufacturing facility based in Runcorn are seeking a talented and dedicated Electrical Automation Engineer to support this growthm deliver innovative new projects and support improvement in the existing asset base
Salary: Circa £40,000 - £50,000 per annum plus benefits including car, pension, bonus, healthcare, childcare & parking
Suitable for: Automation Engineer, Controls Engineer, PLC Programmer, PLC Software Engineer, Control Systems Engineer, Electrical Engineer
Reporting in to the Site Engineering Manager you will be responsible for the following:
To provide high-level specialist automation, electrical, control, instrumentation and drive system support to the manufacturing operation.
To deliver training and share knowledge of automation systems with the wider site Electrical team to improve their knowledge, skill and capability.
Undertake deep-dive diagnosis of process automation problems, undertake root cause analysis and develop hard solutions to prevent re-occurrence.
To project manage small project work on-site including supervision of contractors and in-house staff, commissioning, debugging and snagging of equipment to drive cutting edge performance levels of OEE: Availability, Quality and Performance.
Background and experience:
The candidate must be trained to programmer level on at least one of Siemens S7, Beckhoff TwinCat or Schneider PL7 PLCs, as well as having specialist knowledge of 6-axis robots, Bosch Rexroth servo drives and Schneider Altivar inverters
Programming experience on 6 axis robots, ideally Yaskawa Motorman or Fanuc.
Significant and demonstrated experience in Electrical Engineering with [or working towards] HND/Degree in an Engineering discipline desirable. Company support degree study.
Knowledge of current technical and legislative requirements especially the Engineering standards associated with European machinery safety and CE marking regulations BS EN (phone number removed) Safety of Machinery, EN ISO (phone number removed) Safety of machinery
NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety desirable
Ability to develop detailed electrical design drawings, PLC programs and operational documentation
Ability to perform technical electrical calculations and provide accurately schedules, reports, specifications and other information for review/approval by engineering staff
Ability to use judgment and make decisions in ambiguous situations
This role offers an outstanding career development opportunity and the chance to join a well respected manufacturing business.
Please apply as soon as possible to be considered for this exciting Electrical Automation Engineer role.
Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency