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Automation Engineer

County Durham
£35,000 to £45,000
Job Type
2 Sep 2022
Job Title: Automation Engineer (Middlesborough) - £35,000 - £45,000 Location Middlesborough The Company: Our client is a worldwide, industry leader in the manufacture of fabrications and heat treatment services who have been operating for over 80 years. The role is dedicated to increasing the turnover of improvement projects and shortening project inception to completion times. The role requires that projects are researched, prepared for capital approval, actioned to completion on time and within budget. Projects are typically of electro/mechanical nature and focus on heavy machining and heat treatment production processes where higher levels of automation, reduction in handling and elimination of non-value add time is the goal. Job Description of an Automation Engineer Defining and managing engineering projects relating to safety, plant reliability, process improvement, new product development and cost saving. Liaise with production, continuous improvement, accounts and engineering personnel to optimise project benefits. Assess the benefits, viability and feasibility of projects based on data and fact. Set out capital, running cost and cost saving projections sufficient to support capital requests. Use proven project planning technique to ensure on time, on budget completion. Where necessary visit suppliers / suppliers premises to evaluate capability. Specify plant and equipment at machine and component level. Skills & experience of an Automation Engineer Degree qualified in an engineering discipline. PLC Programmer with Allan Bradley Experience Experience of the development of automated production machinery, machine fixturing and tooling and cost reduction in a production environment. Experience of modernising and adapting production equipment. Training and knowledge of automation, robotics, CAD, 6 sigma are advantageous. Knowledge of current design and PUWER requirements would be advantageous. Why Should You Apply? Opportunity to work in an established, secure business in a business critical role. Theo James Recruitment specialise in Manufacturing & Engineering recruitment across the following disciplines. Supply Chain/Logistics Quality - Engineering, Management Design - Engineer, Management Maintenance Technician, Engineer, Management Production / Process Engineering Health, Safety & Environmental Project Engineering, Management Leadership and Management HR & Finance
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  • Job Reference: 702534903-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Theo James Recruitment
    Theo James Recruitment
  • Location: County Durham
  • Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent