Automation Engineer


£50k per year + Pension, 10% employer, 5% Employee 25 days holiday plus bank holiday, option to buy 5 more after qual period Life insurance


Sector: Automation
Function: Software
Contact: Dan Plimmer
Phone: 01384 446174
Job Ref: 67230

Job details

Do you have Automation experience, and are you seeking a new job in Warrington? Jonathan Lee Recruitment is helping a global tier 1 automotive company recruit an Automation Engineer,this newly created role comes with a salary of circa £50,000 p/a and excellent benefits, including an exceptional company enhanced pension.

This position is on site and days, Monday to Thursday 8.30am - 5pm and Friday 8.30 am - 2pm.


As Automation Engineer, you will be supporting to deliver and then maintain and manage new industrial projects, including the state of the art, Hanging Shop Stock or HSS product storage facility, AGV implementation and IT interface to new systems. You will also be a key player in all key plant IPIs and support the operational managers in achieving targets using technical knowledge to support maintenance teams.

In your first few weeks in this Automation Engineer role, you can expect to:

  • Support building the Interface between the AGV Floor Robots, fleet management system and shopstock with the IT/IS team ensuring launch ready and fully interactive set-up in place off a MES system
  • Commission and create new equipment PM procedures plus any key information that will be needed by the wider team
  • Coordinate cross-functional teams and manage the delivery of projects
  • Be the primary contact for new industrial equipment supporting problem-solving analysis, MMTF, continuous monitoring and technical support for special plant activities


To apply for this Automation Engineer role, your soft skills, expertise, and experience should include:

  • Design and implementation of HMIs, protocol knowledge Modbus, Profibus etc
  • Knowledge of Siemens PLC Systems
  • Understanding of JAVA Script
  • Good time management skills
  • Good communication and leadership skills
  • Fault-finding experience
  • Experience in automotive, manufacturing and project management

In return for your dedication, knowledge and commitment, you'll receive a generous salary of circa £50,000 p/a and benefits package, including a very good, enhanced company pension.

Please contact our team today to apply and register your interest in this full-time Automation Engineer position in Warrington. They'd be thrilled to hear from you. We'd love to help you get your next role and enable you to fulfil your professional ambitions.


Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.


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