Automation Engineer

Recruiter
Hays
Location
Manchester
Salary
£37000 - £43000/annum
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Automation Engineer within an assembly environment to design and implement automation projects.

Your new company
A market leader in the design, development and manufacture of specialist electro-mechanical devices for the industrial manufacturing sector. This is an opportunity to join the business in their assembly area leading as an Automation Engineer carrying out automation projects.

Your new role
Reporting to the Production Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for identifying, justifying, designing and implementing automation projects in the assembly area of the company. This could be the automation or semi-automation of existing production processes to improve efficiency, quality and output. You'll also support the business by re-training production staff and supporting other teams through the change process.
You will be responsible for designing, managing and implementing the projects, as well as monitoring and ensuring standard times and quality levels are achieves.

What you'll need to succeed
We are looking for a Degree/HND qualified Automation engineer with a track record of successfully introducing automated and semi-automated processes into a manufacturing environment (ideally an electro-mechanical assembly based environment).
It is essential that you have been involved with the design of automated process and test equipment, as well as the assembly and test process. It would also be desirable that you have been involved with NPI.
You must be a proactive team player with excellent communication skills as you will be working alongside and liaising with several internal departments.
Ideally, you'll also be familiar with process flow, Lean manufacturing techniques and ERP systems.

What you'll get in return
In return for your hard work and dedication, you will receive a competitive salary and benefits package, along with the opportunity to work for a very stable and well run business who are market leaders in their sector.
You may also get the opportunity to travel overseas with the organisation.

What you need to do now
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