Industrial Automation Repair Technician


Job summary

Radwell International
Salary: £25,000 + Depending on experience
Automation, Manufacturing
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Industrial Automation Repair Technician 


Location: Staffordshire


Hours of work: Full-time permanent Monday to Friday 

(occasional overtime available)


Salary: £25,000 + Depending on experience with monthly bonus plan, pension and 25 days annual leave


Repair Technicians are required with an industrial automation background to join an expanding team within Radwell International’s production and engineering department. Following extraordinary growth, the global distributor and repair specialist who support the manufacturing, automotive, food processing and energy sectors, is increasing capacity to support a growing customer base within Europe. They are an award winning, ISO 9001:2015 accredited business with locations in the UK, US, Canada and Germany.


The Repair Technician role involves, but is not limited to, the repair and/or calibration of industrial controls including printed circuit boards (PCB’s), timers, counters, programmable logic controllers (PLC’s), drives, human machine interfaces (HMI’s) and temperature & process controls. Experience in the servo and/or robotics industry would be a plus. 


Responsibilities include test functionality of each unit repaired, ordering parts for each unit processed and updating tracking notes in a customer retention management (CRM) system reflecting the steps take to repair each unit. Technicians are required to perform repairs of units down to component level, using good soldering and troubleshooting skills. Use of test equipment (oscilloscope, multi-meter, function generator) and test fixtures is necessary to ensure the complete and proper repair of each unit.




  • Soldering to a high level
  • Troubleshooting down to component level
  • Soldering to a high level
  • Using a range of test equipment
  • 90% bench level electronic and electro-mechanical / 10% documentation of actions taken on each item and team communication
  • Ordering parts to assist with repairs
  • Clean, check, service and test repaired items to ensure it is fit for purpose. 
  • Communicating with and reporting to a Repair Supervisor


  • Understanding of the industrial controls repair cycle
  • Strong technical skills
  • Strong Computer proficiency
  • Ability organisational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Attention to detail
  • Troubleshooting and problem-solving abilities
  • Good soldering skills
  • Good communication skills



  • GCSE minimum grade C’s in a Science subject, Mathematics and English
  • A recognised Electrical / Electronic Engineering Qualification is required (Electrical and Electronics, Controls, Automation, Robotics)
  • Experience in the Industry or a similar repair environment is a distinct advantage



Eligible for a Repair Technician monthly bonus plan after 90-day probation period

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