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Automation/Manufacturing Engineer

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  • Location:

    Merthyr Tydfil

  • Sector:

    Engineering & Technical

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £45000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Andy Jones

  • Email:

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    04 August 2024

Automation/Manufacturing Engineer

Yolk Recruitment is supporting an exciting opportunity to join a leading Global Company that is dedicated to solving society's problems through sustainable science.

Our client provides innovative workflow solutions and products in analytical testing, with the goal of making the world healthier, greener, and cleaner.

If you are passionate about sustainability and have the skills and experience, we are looking for, we want to hear from you!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, and maintain automated and standalone manufacturing processes and equipment to meet project requirements and safety standards.
  • Lead and support continuous improvement initiatives to enhance efficiency and productivity.
  • Compile and assist in writing relevant documentation, including risk assessments and production work instructions, ensuring safe working practices.
  • Maintain comprehensive records of all documentation, including drawings, sketches, calculations, and process/product evolution history.
  • Oversee or support process modifications and tooling changeovers.
  • Implement repair and modification work to site facilities and equipment, including electrical wiring and service installation tasks.
  • Complete all development and maintenance tasks efficiently and provide feedback to the computerised management system (Pirana).

Essential Criteria:

  • Time-served qualification in manufacturing, mechanical, or electrical engineering discipline with proven relevant experience.
  • A minimum of NVQ level 3 or HNC in a relevant engineering field
  • Experience installing single and three-phase electrical circuits.
  • Design-level experience with PLCs and/or control system programming, especially Siemens S7 & UR 6 axis robots.
  • Proficient in reading, writing, and understanding engineering drawings and schematic diagrams.
  • Ability to operate workshop equipment such as lathes and milling machines.
  • Legislative experience of Machinery Directive and Equipment Building requirements.
  • Strong practical and problem-solving abilities, self-discipline, and knowledge of 5S, lean, and HS&E practices.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 18th Edition Electrical Wiring qualification (preferred but not essential).

And this is what you will get in return.

A competitive salary up to £45,000, you will be joining a growing stable business with a family friendly feel and sociable team.

Are you up to the challenge?

Are you what we are looking? Please get in touch today with our Engineering specialist, Andy Jones

Please apply with a CV and a Cover letter outlining why you would be perfect for the role. We also have a referral scheme so if you know of someone who would be great for the role please get in touch.

*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. *

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