Advanced Automation Engineer

27 June 20222022-06-27
Up to £50,000
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Advanced Automation Engineer

Up to £50,000


Recruit 12 has an exciting opportunity for an Advanced Automation Engineer to be part of our rapidly expanding engineering team, supporting the business’ new automation strategy in a dynamic work environment.

Your responsibilities as an Advanced Automation Engineer will include:

  • Defining and leading the setup of medium and high-volume production environments and the development of control systems to ensure production is conducted safely, on time and on budget whilst ensuring best practice is adhered to.
  • Defining equipment specifications required to achieve the production requirements.
  • Defining software standards and templates. 
  • Sourcing and appointment of suppliers to establish a robust and capable supply base for automation equipment.
  • Developing Functional, Detailed and Software Design Specifications.
  • Supporting FAT, SAT and commissioning of new equipment.
  • In conjunction with the Manufacturing Manager and the Advanced Automation Team develop designs, processes, systems, methodology, standards, training and pilots in the areas of: o Robotic Systems o AGVs o PLC o SCADA o IOT
  • Training and mentoring of junior Engineers

To be a successful candidate as a Advanced Automation Engineer you will need:

  • Substantial experience gained in a mid / high volume manufacturing / production assembly environment.
  • Extensive knowledge of mid / high volume automation tools and techniques.
  • Wide-ranging experience in specification and standards development.
  • Knowledge of modern PLC systems and robotics systems.
  • Industrial networking and IOT knowledge is desirable.
  • Experience of contractor control and supervision.
  • Be a team player with the ability to work under own initiative, with an ability to inspire others by demonstrating a positive “can do” attitude.
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills along with the ability to work at pace in a multiproject environment.


Company Benefits:

  • Pension - 8% employer contribution, increasing to 10% after 3 years service
  • Life assurance
  • Group income protection
  • Health Cash Plan (this covers all aspects of health and wellbeing including money towards dental, optical, MRI, physio, etc)
  • Private Medical
  • Bonus scheme
  • 26 days holiday plus public holidays
  • Electric salary sacrifice car scheme

Recruit12 is a recruitment specialist working within the Automotive, Aerospace, and World Class manufacturing sectors.

Important: Please note Recruit12 is only able to place into employment candidates that have a valid EU passport, a European Economic Area (EEA) passport or a valid UK visa.