Automation Engineer/Controls Engineer - Somerset

Kingston Barnes
11 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an Automation/Controls engineer looking for an opportunity in Somerset?

Does the idea of working within a thriving manufacturing environment interest you, running the Controls and Automation systems autonomously?

Can you demonstrate Programming/Fault finding on PLCS?

Then please get in touch! Kingston Barnes has an exciting opportunity for an automation engineer in Somerset.

The company is looking to expand their current workforce due to their product demands and maintaining production levels. As one of the biggest players in the industry and highly profitable FMCG manufacturer.
This is an automation/controls engineer role, managing and running all systems within the production facility/. This will involve fault finding/programming on a mixture of PLC’S and control systems. Working within an FMCG environment you will be responsible for:
• Acquiring a detailed understanding of all their automation systems
• Fault finding on PLC’S
• Programming PLC’S
• Working under pressure and to tight deadlines
• Basic hands-on maintenance & electrical tasks• Managing automation systems on site
• Potential installation of software systems
**Skills, qualifications & experience**

• FMCG, Manufacturing or similar industry background (ideal)
• Automation/ Controls engineering background preferred
• HNC/HND preferred but relevant experience would be considered.
• PLC programming experience essential
• Knowledge of controls and automation/intstrumentation

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