Automation Engineer (Beckhoff & Siemens)

Recruiter
Luton Bennett
Location
Blackburn
Salary
£45000 to £50000 Per year
Posted
11 Oct 2017
Closes
12 Dec 2017
Industry
Manufacturing
Discipline
Mechanical
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Automation Engineer (Beckhoff & Siemens)

Blackburn

£45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Overtime paid at 1.5 x base rate.

Automation Engineer required within global automation solutions provider for the world’s manufacturing sectors.

The role would appeal to experienced automation engineers looking to take on a customer facing and autonomous improvements focussed role.

Suitable candidates will be experienced with PLC and Robotic based automation and have Siemens and Beckhoff experience. Robotics experience will be ABB, Fanuc, Kuka or similar. You will have strong experience of commissioning, modification of programmes and be a keen problem solver with an improvements focus. The role also requires an individual with basic mechanical and electrical hands on skills who is willing to roll up their sleeves and get involved in practical hands on problem resolution. You will have a good understanding of Windows Server OS, databases, etc. 

The successful candidate will be initially posted to one major customer in the Blackburn area with multiple automated production machines and a wide variety of robotics on-site.

The company are the UK arm of a global brand with a huge global presence, lots of technical training and technical advancement can be made available for the right person.

The Person Required:

* Experienced Automation Engineer used to working on customer locations

* Commissioning, programming and modification experience

* Used to Siemens and Beckhoff plc’s

* Robotic experience, ABB, Fanuc, Kuka, or similar

* Live within commutable distance of Blackburn and hold a driving licence