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Date Added: Thu 16/05/2024

Automation Engineer

Wigan, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £55,000 per annum






Benefits Include:

Lucrative Matched Pension

Incentive Share Scheme

Enhanced Paternity & Maternity

Life Assurance

Discounted HealthCare

Additional Companies Discounts & Free Benefits

Due to continued expansion across the business, our client, a market leading FMCG manufacturer is seeking to enhance its team with the appointment of an Automation Engineer on site.

This role offers the opportunity to work for a true market leader and established global brand. With progressive training and development this role allows potential promotion in the longer term. With a long established presence on a UK wide scale and a consistent order book this opportunity will appeal to a candidate looking for job security and a technical challenge.

Role Description

- Electrical duty holder for site

- Attend daily/weekly team reviews (manufacturing and engineering)

- Work with the Lead Engineers and Maintenance Manager to bridge skills gaps within the department

- Manage and control site operational and engineering software

- Ensure backups are maintained for all software

- Ensure interface software is up to date and accessible

- Assist in developing data capture hardware and software systems

- Provide software troubleshooting advice and assistance were required

- Work with Capex team as required to implement automation and data capture projects

- Carry out regular review of PPMs to ensure suitability

- Engage in CI activities when required

- Document all improvements and ensure key information is delivered to all engineers and key stakeholders

- Co-ordination and delivery of software engineering training to the department

- Ensuring the shift engineers making best use of software systems

- Maintain winning ways behaviours around company policies

- Work with the shift engineers to deliver line improvements

- Carry out all tasks or duties which are deemed appropriate by your line manager

Skills and Qualifications

- Have sound knowledge of workplace health and safety (IOSH is preferable)

- Multiskilled electrically biased time served engineer - HNC level or above

- Computer literate with a knowledge of CMMS systems

- FMCG experience

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills

- Software programming capability across multiple platforms

- CI experience of 5Y and 5S

Company Information

As a business our client is a market leading manufacturing company with a strong presence on both a UK and global scale. With a growing portfolio of clients and plans to expand even further this role provides a stable and secure opportunity in the present economic market.

Please send your CV to directly to Ryan Allmark to

Alternatively call for further details.

Hunter Selection recruit Engineering professionals in Design, Manufacturing, Field Service, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Production, Purchasing, Manufacturing, and Mechanical Engineering

If you are interested in this position please click 'apply'.

Hunter Selection Limited is a recruitment consultancy with offices UK wide, specialising in permanent & contract roles within Engineering & Manufacturing, IT & Digital, Science & Technology and Service & Sales sectors.

Please note as we receive a high level of applications we can only respond to applicants whose skills & qualifications are suitable for this position. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.

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