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Senior Reliability Maintenance Engineer

Senior Reliability Maintenance Engineer (Automation Engineer) Greater Manchester, England

Senior Reliability Maintenance Engineer

My client, a successful and well-respected manufacturing business in Greater Manchester, is seeking Senior Reliability Maintenance Engineer to join their team.

On a typical day, you will:

  • Play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth operation of our production lines through your expertise in Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and automation systems.
  • Design, develop, and maintain electrical control systems and automation solutions for our food manufacturing processes.
  • Implement and program PLC systems to optimise production efficiency and minimize downtime.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify opportunities for process improvement and automation integration.
  • Conduct regular inspections and maintenance of electrical systems to ensure safety and compliance with industry standards.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve any electrical or automation issues that arise, minimising production disruptions.
  • Provide technical support and training to production staff on the operation and maintenance of electrical and automation systems.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in electrical engineering and automation.

What will we need from you?

  • HND or HNC in Electrical Engineering, Automation Engineering, or a related field.
  • Strong knowledge and expertise in Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), HMI/SCADA systems, and industrial automation.
  • Proficient in PLC programming languages such as ladder logic and structured text.
  • Familiarity with electrical control panel design and electrical codes and regulations.
  • Experience in troubleshooting electrical and automation systems and diagnosing issues effectively.


  • Salary strong
  • Pension Scheme
  • Private Health Scheme
  • Employee Discount Scheme
  • Training and Progression opportunities