Software & Automation Engineer

Elevate Recruitment & Training Consultants Limited
Frome, Somerset
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Software & Automation Engineer

Salary: Up to £39,000

Hours: Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm (40 hours per week)

Our client, a major FMCG manufacturer, is looking for an experience Software & Automation Engineer to join their engineering team based in Somerset. The role will be reporting to the Process, Plant and Utilities Manager, working a 4 on 4 off shift within the Software and Automation department.

The key responsibilites will include:

  • Be first contact for all out of hours issues regarding GSI, PLC Software problems
  • Provide support for the Engineering Manager
  • Ensure the site has a robust, reliable operating platform and that adequate procedures and training are in place to recover any potential failures.
  • Ensure effective handover of work and communications between shifts
  • Work with external bodies to improve the reliability and effectiveness of plant equipment.

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experiences

  • Fully qualified electrical or multi-skilled engineer of city and guild level or equivalent
  • Experience and understanding of food processing equipment
  • Understanding of health and safety and legislation requirements
  • Excellent fault finding and route cause analysis
  • Experience of working in a FMCG environment

Along with meeting the above criteria, the ideal candidate will be rewarded a competitive salary up to £39,000 dependent upon experience, and the chance to join a market leading manufacturer in FMCG.

Elevate Recruitment & Training Consultants Limited are food industry specialists. This vacancy is just one of a number of vacancies that we are working in the food sector – please get in touch for further details.

Role: Engineer, Automation Engineer, Multi-skilled, PLC, Programming

Keywords: Engineering, Automation, SCADA, PLC's, Rockwell control Logix, Allan Bradley, CAD, Reactive Maintenance, PPM

Commutable from: Frome, Bath, Warminster, Bristol, Shaftesbury, Wells, Weston-Super-Mare, Yeovil.