Senior Automation Engineer

10% Bonus + Full Benefits
07 Apr 2021
05 May 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
The company are a leading manufacturer in industry. Due to further expansion, they have an incredible opportunity for a Senior Automation Engineer to join the business. Applicants will be Degree qualified with experience in Robotics/Automation. In return they offer a very attractive salary of GBP50k to GBP60k with Bonus Scheme.

1 Direct report - Technician

Reporting to the Process Engineering Supervisor

Job Summary for the Senior Engineer:

This position shall provide leadership and functionality for process development, manufacturing equipment design, implementation and automation. This person shall provide expertise in the areas of machine design, selection, controls, hydraulics, pneumatic, machine operation, clean room technology, equipment/system troubleshooting and factory layout; as well as introducing the latest technology to their factories. Functioning as a project manager and/or team member, this role will communicate effectively across departments and organisational levels to achieve business objectives.

Responsibilities of the Senior Engineer:

Responsible for supporting the global vision for manufacturing equipment and factory layouts, including the identification of opportunities within manufacturing processes

Create and maintain company-wide design standards and specifications for Automation Equipment & Systems

Work with supply chain to manage the design and equipment procurement for projects (including expansions and major process changes) designs to include: equipment layouts, equipment sizing, equipment specification, equipment selection, mechanical piping drawings, electrical drawings, bill of materials, bid package drawings, etc.

Prepare conceptual & detailed designs for Manufacturing Systems

Responsible for the design specifications, installation and commissioning of new equipment globally

Provide technical support to all factories preventive maintenance teams

Support capital projects for all of company manufacturing facilities

Develop and issue bid specifications for RFP's and RFQ's for the Design through Commission of new or rebuilt process equipment and control systems

Provide project management of new, modified or rebuilt machinery. Project management to include: defining scope of work, defining responsibility, defining budget (funding and resources), defining schedule and responsibility for tracking and maintaining schedule and budget. Provide timely project milestone progress reports

Develop and maintain clear and accurate documentation of equipment or processes

Coach and mentor others in technology and implementation of automated systems

Requirements of the Senior Engineer:

Degree qualified in Mechanical, Mechatronics
Senior level in Automation
Lean / Six-Sigma certifications is desirable
Working knowledge of CAD design requirements
Experience with automation in a CNC machining environment would be strongly preferred
Experienced with the collaborative or industrial robotic programming and integration of robots into manufacturing systems. Specific brand of robots not critical
Significant experience in the design (mechanical, electrical, controls) and implementation of custom automated manufacturing systems within a manufacturing environment.
Knowledge and experience with automated vision and metrology systems
Proficient experience in implementing control methodology in PLC and HMI platforms requiredSalary and Benefits

Salary GBP55k to GBP60k
10% Bonus Scheme
25 Days holiday + Stats
Life Cover x3 annual salary
Summer flexi time
Free annual flu vaccinations and wellness checks
Sick Pay Scheme
Subsidised Canteen or facilities to bring in own food
Free vending machines
Gym, Games room and quiet room
Cycle to work scheme
Social committee - events such as Christmas and summer partiesOngoing opportunities for development and training

We aim to respond to suitable candidates within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, please feel free to contact us to receive feedback on your application and discuss your requirements.

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