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Lead Automation Project Engineer in Rugby

Job Title Lead Automation Project Engineer
Location Rugby
Salary £45000 - £50000 per annum
Date Registered 24/08/2018
Job ID 025419056

Job Description

A global Aerospace company in Warwickshire are seeking an Lead Automation Project Engineer specialist who will supporting a major new project to introduce Automation into their manufacturing plant on a 2 year fixed term contract.
This is a superb opportunity to join an established, forward-thinking manufacturing business were you will have the opportunity to play an integral role in the development of new automated manufacturing processes throughout the plant.
This is a critical role and will be instrumental in the introduction of a first class automated manufacturing facility and will given the autonomy to run the automation & robotic implementation in designated areas of the business.

Role: Lead Automation Project Engineer 
Salary: up to £50,000 per annum + retention bonus (2 year fixed term contract)
Location: East Midland, commutable from Coventry, Warwick, Leamington, Rugby, Leicester, Kettering, Daventry, South Birmingham areas

Key responsibilities for the Lead Automation Project Engineer will include:-
o Design & implement automation & control systems applied to existing production plant & machinery to improve productivity and efficiency
o Develop and implement long range plans and standards for process control improvements
o Liaise with controls systems/ automation/ robotic system integrators to develop technical specification
o Conduct and implement Value Engineering on site
o Train personnel on process control methodology and troubleshoot control systems problems
o Support process control related activities of capital equipment projects
o Provide process control/PLC and start-up support of facilities in order to meet production schedules and business needs
o Provide assistance to area Engineers to troubleshoot process control problems
o Develops/reviews/maintains/update related documentation, files, procedures, databases, drawings and schematics in order to ensure integrity of unit instrument and process control technologies
o Implement recognised standards with regards safety related control functions


Applications are sought from Lead Automation Project Engineer , Automation Engineers or Project Engineer who can demonstrate significant experience in the specification, design and implementation of industrial control and automation to production lines 
o Engineering degree or equivalent in Electrical Engineering, Control Systems or Instrumentation
o Expert knowledge of industrial automation, robotic systems, drives and controls, PLC control, HMI systems, sensors & associated safety guards
o Proven track record of experience working for a system integrator (robotics/automation) or heavily automated manufacturing organisation
o Creative thinking and detail-oriented personality
0 Skilled and confident communicator who can clearly present ideas and solutions

As a strong Lead Automation Project Engineer you will be rewarded with a good salary over 2 years and a completion bonus. Plus the opportunity to be part of a established global company and the opportunity & autonomy to be the ambassador for automation on site.
There will also be an end of contract bonus on completion of the project.

The company are looking for an individual who can bring their passion for Automation & Robotics into the role. 

Please apply on line or call Sandeep Dhillon at Technical Network for more information. technical-network.co.uk

At Technical Network we use our relationships to represent Talent and Industry - with our specialist recruitment knowledge connecting the two. We specialise in manufacturing, engineering, scientific, aerospace, automotive and food & drink recruitment, focusing on technical and design roles from Executive positions right through the organisation to maintenance and production staff. We've been around a long time, so we really know our industries and sectors inside out and top to bottom.

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