Automation Engineer

Axis Associate Consultants
Openshaw, Manchester
£30000 - £37000/annum
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced Engineer looking for a career within a world leader in the design, manufacturing and supply of inspection equipment?

With offices across the globe my client is the world leader in their market and for over 65 years have been supplying inspection equipment into the coatings, concrete and metal detection industries. Due to recent expansion a new role has become available in their Manchester, manufacturing facility.

The Automation Engineer will be responsible for identifying, justifying, designing and implementing automation projects in the assembly area.

The main duties and responsibilities will include;

- Identify production process candidates for full or semi automation
projects, produce cost justification and implementation plans
- Design, manage and implement the projects
- Review and deskill existing production processes
- Assist with the implementation of new processes, produce training
documentation and train production staff as and when necessary
- Produce standard times for input into the ERP system
- Monitor and ensure standard times and quality levels are achieved

You will also be expected to regularly liaise with internal functions of the business as well as providing DFM input and attend product review meetings.

The ideal candidate for this role will have a good back ground of assembly and test processes, design of automated process and test equipment. You will also have a HNC or higher in electrical/electronic engineering, mechatronics or robotics.

Ideally previous experience using Epicor or a similar ERP system as well as good computer skills and excellent communication skills.

In return my client is offering a competitive salary between £30,000-£37,000 + package, this is an excellent opportunity for an experienced person who is looking to join a growing and expanding company.

Please apply with an up to date CV to Stuart Tomkinson or call on (Apply online only)