Location Manchester
Job-type Permanent
Salary £46k - 50k per year + Excellent Package
Contact Mike Butler
Call Mike
Email mike.butler.03186E8E0.0@applybe.com
Reference MCB-CAEMAN

Days Electrical Automation / Controls Engineer

£48k - £52k plus management Bonus, Package and Excellent Pension and Health

Greater Manchester Area

Monday – Friday days role

Onsite role, some flexibility

The company: A multi-site Global manufacturing company– with a state-of-the-art site in the Manchester area investing in its assets, people and technology. Due to ongoing automation processes, there is an immediate requirement for an electrical automation engineer with an interest in controls engineering. It’s a really exciting challenge as it covers such a wide spectrum of controls, automation software and hardware electrical engineering. This will suit an automation engineer that has outgrown a shift automation first line role and is ready to take a lead days role for the factory, or an established controls and automation engineer

You will be responsible for supporting the maintenance / electrical asset care strategy and technical challenges to ensure maximum line efficiency, leading from the front within a proactive electrical reliability team ensuring the efficient running of FMCG process and manufacturing lines.

  • Ability to provide high level engineering technical expertise to maximise the productivity and achievement of targets of the plant, in a high-speed production environment

  • PLC/Advanced Electrical Automation knowledge

  • Provide technical advice and guidance on all matters relating to electrical standards for maintenance improvement

  • Modification, programming and installation of control systems on automated machinery.- Work to constantly improve efficiency of production machinery.

  • Responsible for managing improvements in electrical maintenance strategy, co-ordinaing all electrical asset care improvement programmes

  • Ownership of automation Capex projects

  • Support project delivery of other site projects with automation elements

  • Facilitating site activities to centrally delivered Capex projects

  • Ownership of the site Obsolescence and Improvements Plan focusing on the next level of controls

  • Maintain and monitor use of automation and electrical system software and documentation version control systems

Is this you?

  • Apprentice trained or graduate engineer in an electrical discipline and has some form of electrical qualification

  • The emphasis is on Automation experience and the candidate should be electrically biased and have plc skills -you will be conversant in both software and hardware control systems

  • Experience gained as an Electrical Engineer with a background in Plc's and OEM, SCADA preferred

  • Experience of working in a fast-paced manufacturing environment including Food , manufacturing, FMCG process or General Manufacturing

  • Proactive approach to continuous improvement.

  • Trained to an Electrical minimum craft level, ONC, HND Level preferred

  • Production line experience preferred

  • Knowledge of electrical systems

You will join a thriving, growing and secure manufacturing business with good pension, bonus, life assurance with ongoing career development and progression opportunities

Job role will suit a controls engineer, automation engineer, electrical engineer, plc, SCADA, manufacturing, FMCG, Allen Bradley plc, Siemens, Mitsubishi

Omega Resource Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.