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Automation Engineer

Posted 29/10/2021
£40,000 per annum
Newton Abbot
Full time

Automation Engineer

Newton Abbott (Hybrid Working Available)

£40,000 to £50,000 DOE + 5 Weeks Annual Leave + Company Pension + Career Development Opportunities

Automation Engineer required for an industry leader in the manufacturing of automation machines. With an excellent global reputation, this is a great opportunity to join a company who work in various sectors during an exciting period of growth.

To apply for this role, you will hold strong automation experience and be confident with PLC programming. You will need experience with Allen Bradley PLCs and any experience with other makes would be advantageous. You will also be familiar using servo drives and motion control components.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the design of automation equipment through PLC control programming, 2D circuit design and specifying the components to be used. The company do offer a standard range however most machines will have bespoke modifications so no two days will be the same.

You will be based from the company’s site in Newton Abbott however the company are offering a hybrid working system where you can split your time between the office and home working if desired. The company manufacture machines for customers both nationally and internationally so from time to time you will be expected to support in the commissioning of the machines and customer sites. All expenses will be covered and this will approximately be once every couple of months.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an Automation Engineer to join a reputable company during an exciting time as they plan to move into a new purpose build premises next year. This is an ideal opportunity for someone looking for a company who can support their own career development with future managerial positions available.


The Role:

*PLC programming, circuit design and component specification

*Overseeing team of three electrical engineers

*National and international travel


The Automation Engineer:

*Experience with Allen Bradley Rockwell PLCs

*Happy to travel

Luton Bennett

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