Automation Engineer

Escape Recruitment Services Limited
08 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Automation Engineer

I am currently recruiting for Automation Engineer to join one of our clients who is at the cutting edge of their technology sector. Supplying their products worldwide this really is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Automation Engineer to advance their career and be part of a global organisation.

The Role

  • This new position requires a clear thinker. We are looking for someone who can take a lead in improving overall product performance, functionality and quality. This role requires a skilled engineer who can also see the big picture.
  • Working as part of a small Product Development team, reporting to the Principal Engineer, the successful candidate will help shape the future of the company.
  • While you will be based at our custom-built facility West of Glasgow, occasional travel will be required.


  • Responsible for the design, programming, simulation and test of our automated machinery and processes for new and existing products.
  • Drive continuous test program improvements and releases to manufacturing for better productivity.
  • Monitor reliability metrics and goals to drive quality improvement efforts.
  • Provide guidance and technical support to our internal team and interface with our customers regarding any aspect of our control and automation products or processes.
  • Advising key suppliers with regards to product selection, verification and qualification.


  • Degree in Mechanical, Electronics, Mechatronics Engineering or related discipline.
  • Experience of automation systems design covering all phases of the design cycle, including:
    • Formulating design specifications via detailed modelling.
    • Performing conceptual designs to identify best option to pursue with experimental testing to assess key parts.
    • Performing detailed design of option selected.
    • Build and alpha test prototypes.
    • Refine and finalise prototype designs for beta testing.
  • Understand and be able to implement details of specific technical implementations for realising working automation systems such as motion control, sensors, localisation and navigation, motion control, automation control.
  • Knowledge of specific applications sectors such as Automation Control, Printed Circuit Board Assembly and Fabrication, Coating & Converting or Experience in designing Factory Automation would be an advantage.

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