Electrically Biased Automation Maintenance Engineer

Minstrell Recruitment Ltd
25 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description Electrically Biased Automation Maintenance Engineer - Material Handling / Automation / Manufacturing Amesbury, Wiltshire ( £36,000 to 38,000 ) I am currently looking to recruit an Electrically Biased Automation Maintenance Engineer to join my client based in Amesbury, Wiltshire Average 42 hours a week, covering a 4 on 4 off shift pattern (0600-1800) Days only. A night Shift role is also available paying a further £3,700 Purpose of the Role: The Automation Engineers help run and maintain our automated handling system. The post holder is responsible for the running of the highbay/miniload cranes and conveyor systems as well as maintaining equipment to a high standard and keeping production downtime to an absolute minimum. - Main objectives and responsibilities - Maintain plant to reduce downtime - Keep maintenance software up to date - Oversee running of the system on a day-to-day basis - Organise maintenance between production requirement - Communicate effectively to all levels of management - To ensure work is carried out in accordance to good practice, legislations and company standards Person Specification - Automation Engineer - Knowledge and experience required - Approved Apprenticeship - Previous experience working on automated handling systems - Siemen PLC, profibus/asi communications - Working at heights is essential - An understanding of hydraulics and pneumatics - Skills and competencies - Ability to read electrical and mechanical drawing - Ability to work with minimal supervision - Excellent problem solving & fault diagnosis skills - Ability to plan and organise work schedules between production requirements - Ability to remain calm when under pressure - Ability to work on own initiative is imperative - Qualifications: - Recognised Engineering Apprenticeship - City & Guilds 16th / 17th Edition - Qualified to C&G/BTEC standard in Electrical Engineering - Awareness of working environment - Comply with statutory regulations & organisational safety requirements. - Isolation and de-isolations in accordance with Permit to Work code of practice - Understanding the requirements to run an automated plant Application Process If you have the above skills and wish to be considered for this position or find out more details then please submit your CV We will endeavour to contact all applicants however if you do not hear from me within two weeks then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful.
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