Controls and Automation Manager

Faber Technical Recruitment
Middleton, UK
Closing date
22 Oct 2020

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Automation and Controls Manager

Title: Automation and Controls Manager

Location: Middleton

Easily commutable from Manchester, Rochdale, Oldham, Bolton & Bury, etc.

Salary: £40K - £45K DOE + further benefits

Hours: 08:00 -16:30

Faber technical recruitment are currently recruiting for an Automation and controls Manage for a fast paced FMCG site in Manchester.

The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring all automation systems and controls across the site - Reporting into the Engineering Opps Manager.

The job

* Lead and develop the implementation of the controls and automation for new projects and existing applications

* Develop training documents for onsite electrical engineers

* Project work such as C.I & CAPEX

* Work closely with 3rd party contractors

* Use of the CMMS systems

* Create and implement a maintenance plan

* Keep relevant documents up to date

* Manage spares and suppliers

* RCA and fault finding

* Writing engineer reports

* Providing technical support to colleagues

* Working with PLC's, control panels, HMI's, SCADA, drive systems etc.

The person

* Must have worked in an Automation and controls engineering role in the FMCG industry - other suitable backgrounds include food & beverage, packaging, chemicals, paper & pulp, consumer goods etc.

* HNC/HND electrical, mechatronics, controls and automation. Or similar

* Experience of working in a fast-paced environment

* Team player

* Happy to lead teams or projects

* Interested in taking on extra responsibilities

* The successful candidate will have support internally and externally

Technical ability

Experience in Loading, Monitoring, Fault Finding, Programming and Modifications to

Siemens S7 (Classic and TIA Portal)

Mitsubishi PLCs (FX and A Series)

Allen Bradley (SLC & Compact Logix)

B&R Automation

Experience in Loading, fault finding and Modifications to :-

Siemens HMI Panels

Allen Bradley HMI Panels

Mitsubishi HMI Panel

B&R Automation HMI Panel

Ifix Scada Package

WinCC Scada Package

Knowledge of Industrial Communication Protocols and fault finding on :-

Industrial Ethernet Based Communication

RS232 & RS485 Serial Protocols

CANBUS Serial Protocols

Remote I/O

Use and Integration of Instrumentation components for :-






P&ID Drawings

The Company

Continued investment into the plant, business and staff

Very good time to join

Looking to invest to invest time and funds into deserving engineers who are lookin go grow within the business

Strong staff retention

Technical support on offer

If you have any questions or to apply please forward over CV to chris at fabertechrec co uk or contact Chris Wakefield on (phone number removed) or (phone number removed).

Know anyone suitable? Referrals will be given for successful candidates
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