Automation Engineer

CBS Butler
£42000 - £45000 per annum
19 May 2017
16 Jun 2017
James Brookes
C & I
Process / Chemical
Contract Type
Full Time
Automation Engineer - Buckinghamshire

An opportunity has arisen to work for one of the world’s leading food processing and packaging organisations, to be based in their offices in Buckinghamshire to work on large capital projects. They are looking for an Automation Engineer to be actively involved in design, implementation, testing and commissioning of automation within a process environment. The position would be mostly based within the UK office; however there is an opportunity to travel to work on other projects at the necessary stages.

Responsibilities include:


Work as part of the Automation team for the full lifecycle of a project to develop the plant automation systems.

Assisting the Sales and Engineering Team with automation evaluations and quotations

Working with Siemens and Rockwell PLC (Siemens S7; RSlogix) – perform hardware configuration, system set up and testing.

Prepare and perform FAT testing.

Manage medium to large scale projects simultaneously to ensure project meets plans, budgets and contracted deadlines.

Experienced needed:


Experience of working in FMCG and/or GMP related environment or similar processing industry (Eg. Oil and Gas, Chemical, Dairy, Food Processing etc.)

Proven ability of designing, specifying, managing and improving control and automation systems (E.G. PLC programs; Siemens S5, S7, Controllogix).

Proficient with Wonderware technologies – ArchestrA and Intouch.

Preferably have an understanding of S95/S88 model.

Dairy experience is an important plus.

Experience with project management is important but not vital.

Applications must have a valid EU passport when applying as this role does not offer sponsorship.

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