Senior Automation Engineer

July 11, 2024

Job Description

We are seeking a Senior Automation Engineer to join this expanding business.

The role will involve participation at all stages of the development process, from requirements capture through development, to onsite commissioning and testing.

You will take ownership of a varied set of projects for complex projects.

We are looking for someone who has a passion for engineering, who has a professional approach to projects and who can find solutions to unusual automation challenges.

Senior Automation Engineer

Robot Automation, Machine Vision & AI

£45,000 – £55,000 +

Bonus Scheme, 34 Days Holidays, Private Health Care & Wellness Scheme

Excellent Training & Development Opportunities with Long Term Prospects

Scotland. Ref:22957

Senior Automation Engineer – The Role:

  • To Lead Automation Design Projects from Concept
  • Design and test control systems: PLC, SCADA, Robotics
  • Produce specifications, plans and cost analysis
  • Produce appropriate documentation for proposals and customer document packs
  • Actively develop the skills of other team members
  • Liaise with customers and suppliers throughout the project cycle

Senior Automation Engineer – The Person:

  • A higher education qualification in a relevant field and more than 3 years’ experience in a related role in industry
  • Willingness to travel UK wide (20% of time) to develop solutions
  • Expertise programming PLC’s to an advanced level, producing high quality, well formatted programs
  • A high level of technical knowledge and the ability to apply this to practical problems
  • An understanding in electrical principles and DC circuits
  • Flexible to work on a variety of PLC platforms requiring strong ladder and structured text programming skills
  • Hands on experience of assembly and test of automated solutions
  • Current p assport and driving license.

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience with KUKA robot systems
  • Experience with Beckhoff and/or Omron PLC Software
  • Understanding of pneumatic and hydraulic systems

Located in Stirlingshire, Scotland, this role would be commutable from Lanarkshire, Fife and surrounding areas.

We are looking for a Senior Engineer, who is looking for a stable employer within a business who take pride in developing solutions for many challenging automation requirements.