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Automation Controls Engineer

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  • Location:

    Swansea

  • Sector:

    Engineering & Technical

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £45,000

  • Contact:

    Phil Pitman

  • Email:

    ppitman@yolkrecruitment.com

  • Contact phone:

    02921 673717

  • Job ref:

    PJPACE991

  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Duration:

    Permanent

  • Expiry date:

    09 March 2021

Automation Controls Engineer

Salary Negotiable

South Wales


A market leading and highly automated manufacturing business has created a new Automation Controls Engineer role to support both the development of new production equipment and ongoing improvement projects for a broad range of existing production lines.


This is an engaging role with a business known for innovation, investment and leading the way in a cutting edge field. You’ll join a highly skilled team, meeting varied and interesting challenges with the best tools you need to deliver, while benefiting from ongoing professional development to keep you at the front of your field.


The Automation Control Engineer will be the subject lead for electrical and automation tasks, including PLC programming, electrical and automation hardware specification, safety circuits and electrical drawings. The ideal candidate will be able to write both ladder and script and will have experience with PLC programs including Beckhoff.


You’ll also play a wider role in the development of automated equipment, obtaining and creating clear specifications with suppliers and colleagues and working alongside production engineers and subcontractors to ensure the correct design, test, commissioning and installation of automated equipment. 


The experience you’ll bring to the team

Electrical HNC or equivalent

Strong PLC programming experience


Are you up to the challenge?


If you feel you have the skills, experience and passion to be successful in the role of Automation Controls Engineer apply now.


*Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying - then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.