Automation and Controls Engineer

Automation and Controls Engineer
Location: Redhill, Surrey
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000

A market leading Engineering and Manufacturing business are seeking an Automation and Controls Engineer for their state of the art manufacturing facility in Surrey

Purpose of the Job:

Automation and Controls Engineer- focused on developing automated production equipment and improving existing process equipment . Integrating equipment and systems

Key Accountabilities:

  • Automate production equipment

  • Improve equipment to run processes more efficiently

  • Understand control equipment and software on all production equipment

  • Support production on major breakdowns

  • Preventative maintenance ( TPM )

  • Keep up to date on technology and products

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required:

  • BSc or HND in Engineering with significant experience.

  • Experienced in procuring / developing special purpose production equipment

  • Skilled in writing PLC Code , Visual inspection software and controls systems in manufacturing

  • Good communication skills , both verbal and written

  • Electronic , mechanical and pneumatic design , assembly and fault finding

  • Integration of equipment and systems

Highly desirable skills & experience:

  • Experience in writing Visual Basic and SQL database software

  • OPC server

  • Manufacturing Execution Systems

  • Special purpose machinery