Job Details: Automation Service Support Engineer

Automation Integrator
West Midlands
£38,000 - £50,000
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£5k Car Allowance. Pension, PRP
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Experienced Automation Support Engineer sought to join a well-established and progressive organisation offering an excellent opportunity. Stable and growing, this well known business supports blue chip clients within the Food & Beverage sector.



Service Support Engineer 


To £50k + Car Allowance £5k + Pension + Overtime + Healthcare

West Midlands or North West

Ref: 23194


Automation Support Engineer - The Role:

  • DCS/PLC/HMI/SCADA support in breakdowns, maintenance, installation and commissioning for automation systems
  • PLC/Electrical (low voltage) fault finding
  • Modification and installation of control systems
  • Specification of electrical control components, to include reading of electrical drawings
  • Provide Automation support and maintain the integrity of the automation systems, support and assisting customers during system breakdowns.
  • To undertake automation projects or part projects from initial conception to completion
  • Develop ideas to improve efficiency and operation, take a keen interest in continuous improvement
  • Administer and archive automation software to ensure successful replacement of all automation systems and maintain all automation records and documentation.
  • Responsible for liaising with Clients, where necessary, for development & acceptance of requirements.
  • Responsible for support and development of front end System architectures, detail engineering, design & test specifications for PLC’s & Computer based SCADA system solutions & software applications.
  • Development, programming and testing of Integral software applications.


Automation Support Engineer - The Person:

  • Previous experience within a similar role with circuit design, PLC programming and high level fault finding
  • Experience with robotics would be prerefable
  • Proven experience within a fast-paced manufacturing environment
  • Ability to adapt and learn new software packages
  • Experience developing & commissioning using Siemens, Allen Bradley, Omron, Schneider, Mitsubishi, ABB and Wonderware
  • High level of understanding of industrial networking (Ethernet, ModBus, Asi, Profibus, Profinet)
  • Preferably have a good understanding of drives
  • Ability to make minor modifications to PLC systems (change PLC cards, identify issues & rectify, read code & move sequences)
  • Ability to connect & backup PLC and HMi software applications


Offices are based Midlands and North West. Either location is acceptable.

Hybrid and home working is accepted after initial training.


For further information call Sharon Hill

Available on: 01902212000 or 07764208419

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