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Automation Engineer

Job Title: Automation Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Warrington
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Reference: VAC-12863
Contact Name: Mark Ainscough
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 06, 2017 16:00

Job Description

I am seeking an Automation/Control Systems Engineer for a leading, global manufacturer of architectural systems and products.

Posted by: Kensington Consulting Ltd
Role: Automation/Control Systems Engineer
Sector: Engineering
Location: Runcorn, Warrington, Widnes, Chester
Salary: £40,000

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, the Automation Engineer will be required to support the team in all aspects of Technical Development for the department. This will include Technical Development of existing systems and processes, involvement in project work and maintaining constant compliance.

You will be involved in development of design documentation, configuration of PLC's, SCADA, HMI, testing and commissioning.

The key elements of the role will be to: 

  • Take Technical leadership during projects.
  • Provide full technical documentation for the department.
  • Electrical Control Panel Design.
  • Problem/Fault finding and diagnostic skills.
  • Ability to modify PLC programs to the best effect for the plant.


Ideally qualified to HNC or equivalent, you must have had Control System experience in a similar role and have the ability to make reasonable & considered decisions under pressure. Good communication and leadership skills is a must and you will have the ability to progress multiple projects.

This vacancy is being advertised by Kensington Consulting Ltd.
Kensington Consulting Ltd operates as a Recruitment / Employment Agency for the provision of permanent candidates and as a Recruitment / Employment Business for the provision of temporary candidates. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age and we confirm that we will gladly accept applications from persons of any age for this role

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