Senior Lead Automation Engineer

X4 Group Ltd
Manchester, Greater Manchester
£30000 - £50000/annum + Benefits
15 Jun 2017
15 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Fantastic opportunity for a Lead Automation Engineer to be based in Manchester.Salary: Up to £60,000 + packageMy Client is looking for a Lead Automation Engineer to be based within Manchester for a industry leading process automation company. My client is in the process of expanding their electrical engineering division with the creation of a new team. The role is for lead engineer who will be based at the Manchester site and heading up the newly formed team. This is a hands on position with a team leading element to it.Some of the key responsibilities of the Lead Automation Engineer are:
* Full project life-cycle work, from the initial client specification to commissioning on site* Programming on Siemens and Allen Bradley PLCs* Development on SCADA and HMI systems* Responsibility of all automation projects around the UK* Management of a small team of engineers working on large projects from the initial specification through to commission
Ideally you will have:
* Full project life cycle experience* Design and development of PLC systems from scratch, such as Siemens S7 and Allen Bradley PLCs* Any experience with DCS systems would be a bonus* At least 5 years’ experience within a process automation industry* Formal qualifications in Electronic Engineering are desirable* Experience at man management and running projects / teams
In return they offer:
* Up to £60,000 yearly salary* Company car* Pension and overtime* Exceptional career development and training
This is an exceptional opportunity to join a well-established company looking to expand their UK office. This position will suit a very experienced engineer who is looking to develop their project management and team leading elements, whilst keeping their hand in on the technical side. This position is a senior level position and candidates without a solid technical background and experience will not be considered.If a new challenge as a Lead Automation Engineer could be of interest, please press Apply now - or call Josh Hoyle on (Apply online only) for more details.Control / Systems / Engineer / PLC / electrical / Siemens / Allen Bradley / SCADA / WonderWare / programming / AutoCAD / EPlan / HMI