Automation Engineer - #978470

ATA Recruitment

Date: 3 weeks ago
City: Manchester
Contract type: Contractor
Work schedule: Full day
ATA Recruitment
Automation Engineer

3-month contract +

Location: Manchester

Rate: £40 - £50 p/h (Limited Co.)

Shifts: Days only(40hrs) + OT available

Automation/ Controls/ Electrical / manufacturing / FMCG / maintenance / machinery

Our client is key player within the food manufacturing secotr, based in the North West, Manchester

For this position, you will require to conduct the following duties:

Reactive support for site automation issues within a clear escalation

Demonstrate a structured problem solving approach

Ownership of minor (site managed) automation Capex projects through the full project life cycle

Support project delivery of other site projects with automation elements

Facilitating site activities to centrally delivered Capex projects

Maintain and monitor use of automation and electrical system software and documentation version control systems

Liaise with the Automation Development team providing a site perspective to the ongoing development of the group automation and electrical standards

Ensure compliance with group electrical and automation standards of site delivered projects and general improvement works

Responsible for obsolescence management within the roadmap. Liaison with the Automation Development Team to ensure site criticality is a key element of the group level

Ownership of the site level Obsolescence and Improvements Plan focusing on the next level of controls (VSDs, servo drives, instrumentation etc.)

Evaluate performance data to feed into automation OE activity to deliver improvements inefficiency and operability within production

Ownership of site panel risk assessment register, periodic health checks and remedial/improvement actions

Specialist automation support to site improvement initiatives

Utilise specialist skills and systems access to validate and analyse site data, for example to support quality improvement activities

The successful person will need to have the following attributes:

Exfellent experience working within Automation, preferably from a Food manufacturing background

Strong Health and Safety awareness

Able to work autonomously, with a ‘right first time’ mentality

Experience within fast paced manufacturing & production environments

Strong communication and interpersonal skills working alongside production staff and shift supervisors

Reliable, punctual, team player, and professional attitude

Require your own tools

The benefits of this position:

Opportunity to work with a highly reputable organisation, and repeat contract work to meet future business demands/workloads

Autonomy to get on with the job, whilst working as part of good team

Busy reactive maintenance environment

Outside IR35 – suitable for Limited company contractor

I am looking to speak to talented Automation engineers/ Controls Engineers, who are looking for a rewarding and challenging contract position. For more information, please contact Jon Caruso ATA Recruitment

ATA is committed to creating a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation

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