Senior Automation Engineer

Engage Talent
Stockton-on-Tees, Durham
Competitive Salary
11 Oct 2016
08 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time


LOCATION: Newton Aycliffe

JOB TITLE: Senior Automation Engineer

SALARY: Competitive Salary

BENEFITS: Pension – Life Insurance – Subsidised Canteen – Childcare Vouchers – Free Onsite Parking



THE COMPANY: Our client is one of the European leaders in developing and manufacturing forest, park and garden products. Offering an innovated, growing range of products and accessories they hold over 325 years of experience within this industry. We are now recruiting for a Senior Automation Engineer to be based in Newton Aycliffe.


THE ROLE: We are looking for a Senior Automation Engineer who will be responsible for the automation of manufacturing equipment and production facilities to produce Robotic garden care products. Your primary focus will be to identify opportunities in the current and future manufacturing process to maximise the benefits from Automation. As well Managing the design, manufacture, installation and running of the identified automation.


Key Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Design of production facilities together with all documentation resulting in CE marking of the equipment

  • Specification, Control and purchase of Automation equipment needed in the manufacturing process

  • Continuous improvement of all production equipment resulting in increased efficiency


Key experience essential for the role:

  • Substantial experience working as a senior automation engineer with significant experience in a high paced production environment

  • To hold a degree in Electrical Engineering (Or equivalent)

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

  • Ability to multi-task simultaneously

  • Able to evaluate and embrace the latest technology

  • To be able to prepare specifications and deliver projects within set time-frames and budgets

  • Able to commute to Newton Aycliffe


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