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Automation Engineer

Automation Engineer (AE40000) Warrington, England

Salary: GBP45000 - GBP55000 per annum + Car, Pension, Bonus and Further




Commutable from: St Helens, Haydock, Knowsley, Warrington, Wigan, Skelmersdale and South & West Manchester


  • Bonus
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Car / Car Allowance

£45,000 - £55,000  – Dependant on Experience


Due to continued an expansion across the business, my client a market leading manufacturer is seeking to enhance its team on site with the appointment of an Automation Engineer. This opportunity will stand out to a candidate looking for satisfaction of completion within projects across sectors.  


Role Description

  • Development of project documentation such as Functional Design Specification, Software Design Specification and FAT Test schedules.
  • Architect, develop and debug PLC code with an emphasis on generating code that is organized, structured, documented, maintainable and reusable.
  • Supporting and contribute to wider project documents.
  • Support commissioning activities by carrying out I/O Testing, configuration of equipment over fieldbus networks and setup PID loops.
  • Instrumentation and sensor interface, data logging, and communication interfaces with other industrial processors.
  • Ensure that all equipment, processes, and methodologies comply with applicable standards, company policy and all Health and Safety Regulations and Codes.


Skills and Qualifications

  • Comfortable with programming and development of Siemens/Rockwell & Wonderware.
  • Familiarity with Ethernet PLC to PLC and PLC to SCADA communications.
  • Knowledge of Profibus, Profinet and the configuration of I/O devices on these networks.
  • Familiarity with SCADA systems connected to multiple PLCs – Wonderware InTouch, FactoryTalk
  • Knowledge of SQL and MES
  • An understanding of VMWare and virtual environments


Company Information

As a business our client is a market leading manufacturing company with a strong presence on both a UK and global scale. With a growing portfolio of clients and plans to expand even further this role provides a stable and secure opportunity in the present economic market.

To apply please email your CV / resume to

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