Instrument Technician ( CNC/PLC Bias)

E3 Recruitment
10 Mar 2018
18 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type – Permanent from Day 1

Job Title: - Instrument Technician ( CNC /PLC bias)

Hours of Work – Days , Monday to Friday 7.30 am to 4pm ; 37.5 hours

Salary/Rate – up to £35,000 plus 36 days holiday plus pension scheme , capped at 7%

Location – South Yorkshire


Working on behalf of our client based in Sheffield, who are a world leader in the production of advanced materials utilised within the Oil & Gas and Aerospace industry, we are currently recruiting for an Instrument Technician with a CNC/PLC bias)


Working as part of a multi-disciplined engineering team to support manufacturing activities across the Sheffield sites to achieve business goals.

To provide specialist instrumentation and process control knowledge and expertise as required to support, maintain and develop plant and equipment including: PLC / CNC control systems and process control systems, communications systems (where applicable), co-ordination and execution of equipment calibration and furnace survey requirements (where applicable).

Collaborate to implement TPM to achieve agreed business goals and procedures.

To work within and co-operate with the development of agreed company policies and procedures including relevant Operational and QA procedures, Health and Safety, Environmental and HR policy and procedures.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

* Maintain develop plant and equipment in the categories listed in the Job Summary section of this document.
* Manage and execute plant calibration and control in line with QA and operational procedures.
* Develop and implement TPM with respect to relevant plant and equipment to achieve agreed levels of performance.
* Work as part of a multi – functional engineering team to develop shared skills and competencies with the team.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications:

* A relevant vocational qualification e.g. NVQ,ONC, HNC, HND, C&G or an appropriate apprenticeship. Employees without these qualifications but who can demonstrate relevant industrial knowledge and experience will be considered.
* Combustion knowledge would be advantageous, but development plan would be provided to gain these skills.
* General understanding of HV switch gear would be advantageous.


* Ability to read and understand engineering drawings.
* A good understanding of PLC / CNC control systems.
* Good standard of numeracy, literacy and IT skills.

Qualities & Attributes

* Ability to work within a team and share knowledge.
* Good communicator.
* Participate in improvement activities.
* Personal discipline to apply the requirements and accepted standards.
* Demonstrates a proactive and motivated attitude.

The Company also offers free parking and is easy accessible from Rotherham, Sheffield, Doncaster, Barnsley and Wakefield and Surrounding Areas.

To apply for this position please click 'apply now' for immediate consideration Or contact Shabbir at E3 Recruitment on (Apply online only)

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