Automation Engineer - Automotive TIER 1

Wallace Hind Selection
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Tier 1 Automotive manufacturer seeks an Automation Engineer to challenge technology and change the way we think!

BASIC: £40,000- £45,000 dependent on experience

BENEFITS: Contributory Pension, 25 days holiday


HOURS: Shift Work (Mon-Fri)

Automation Engineer - Automotive TIER 1

We want you to challenge technology, remove yourself from the day to day and look at the future of how we can improve automation and ancillary processes, optimise uptime and raise quality.


* LAZER DEGATING- Sourcing, evaluating and implementing
* SIMULATION TESTING: Offline and in realtime
* ANCILLARY STRENGTHENING- Improving our robust processes and systems.


We need your knowledge, understanding and clear focus to handle the fast pace/pressures that a Tier 1 Automotive manufacturer brings. Our operation contributes £30M towards a UK total of £115M making us an essential element to the group’s continual growth strategy. We need consistency, someone who truly takes pride in getting stuck in with building a stronger Automation innovative function.

Ultimately you will demonstrate a clear understanding of Injection Moulding and robotic programming. In particular any knowledge of Kuka (KRL) or Cartesian would be a clear advantage.


* A proven control and automation practical understanding within a fast paced manufacturing background. This would likely be from an Automotive, Pharmaceutical, Industrial, Medical, Aerospace operation.
* Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of fault finding, diagnosis and analysis.
* Developed PLCs/ SCADA and HMI systems (Siemens/ Rockwell/ Beckhoff)
* A clear understanding of processes, procedures and quality systems (ISO 9001, TS16949, IATF16949)
* The ability to work independently and part of a collaborative team on multiple projects.
* Be highly organised, delivery focused with an inquisitive and highly analytical nature.


You be joining a network that can offer career progression, exposure to new challenges and senior mentoring for individual development. A place where you will be seen as an invaluable member of an expanding operation changing the way we think.

REQUIREMENTS - Automation Engineer - Automotive TIER 1

To be successful in your application you must be commutable to the Banbury office or alternatively be in the process of or willing to relocate to a suitable commutable location.

This role will test you, require your persistence but if you have a true passion for pushing the boundaries and new technology then please apply.

We have advertised the role as an Automation Engineer however you could have be employed in any of the following roles or industries: Maintenance Manager, OEM, Software Engineer, HMI, Controls, Project Engineer, Automation, Thermoplastics, Degating, Ancillary, Automotive, Robotics Engineer, TPM, Auto Flaming, Programming Engineer, Industrial Engineer, Pharmaceutical, Hardware, Automation and Controls Engineer, Kuka, Systems Engineer, Cartesian, SCADA, Design Project Engineer,

Please Note - We have been selected as the exclusive retained partner for this role so any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.

INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Clare Gibson quoting Automation Engineer - Automotive TIER 1 reference CG1801-12 to DD: +44 (0)1604 683330 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: +44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.

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