Automation/Controls Engineer
Elevation Recruitment Group
Sheffield, Yorkshire and the Humber, GB
6d ago
source : JobLookup

Elevation Engineering and Manufacturing are working exclusively with a world leading manufacturing business in their search for a Senior Automation Engineer.

Based in South Yorkshire, you will be responsible for leading the process of automating manufacturing processes to ensure they are efficient, safe and best in class.

The following information aims to provide potential candidates with a better understanding of the requirements for this role.

Reporting directly into the Senior Continuous Improvement team, with a dotted line to senior teams across the globe, you will work alongside engineering and CI implementing advanced automated solutions that improve throughput, improve safety and reduce costs.

The Automation / Controls Engineer's roles and responsibilities will include :

  • Development of automation implementation and improvement projects
  • Visualise, estimate and propose advanced automation solutions , new machine technologies and robotics
  • Continually review manufacturing processes and look for improvements
  • Develop and deliver training to maintenance, operators and engineers on new / modified systems
  • Prepare and present project reports and tracking of goals
  • Take part in the development of process and facilities planning, capital expenditure and cost saving programmes
  • We are very keen to speak to you if you have the following skills and experience :

  • Knowledge and ability to implement robotics technologies and computerised applications in an automated manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge and experience working with various controls systems
  • An ability to think outside the box in the search for automated solutions by applying technical, scientific and mathematical knowledge to design and implement machines and other devices
  • Ability to summaries and simplify complex technical concepts
  • Knowledge of functions, limitations and differentiation's between various robots (ABB, Fanuc, Kawasaki, Mitsubishi etc.)
  • Experience of Robot programming, PLC 5 / Control Logics (preferred) and CapEx projects (preferred)
  • Elevation Engineering & Manufacturing is a specialist recruitment consultancy dealing with engineering, technical and operational positions in Yorkshire and the surrounding regions.

    If you match the specified criteria and are interested in discussing the position in more detail, we would love to hear from you.

    To apply for this position please send your application or call Jack Heffren on for all enquiries.

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