Automation Engineer - Greater Manchester

Silven Recruitment

  • Location: Greater Manchester
  • Job Type: Engineering
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: £55k
  • Date Posted: 15/12/2023
  • Expiry Date: 20/01/2024

Automation Engineer

Job Title: Automation Engineer

Location: Greater Manchester

Salary: £55k

Shift Pattern: Monday – Friday 8-4:30


The Role:

  • Responsible and accountable for all aspects of automation and shopfloor data capture supporting engineering, manufacturing, and continuous improvement.
  • Manage and control site operational and engineering software.
  • Assist in developing data capture hardware and software systems.
  • Work with capex team as required to implement automation and data capture projects.
  • Work with IT to ensure robust and consistent site connectivity and data visibility and availability in the most usable form.


The Candidate:

  • Sound knowledge of workplace health and safety (IOSH preferable).
  • Multi-skilled electrically biased engineer – HNC level or above.
  • Computer literate with knowledge of CMMS.
  • FMCG experience.
  • Software programming capability across multiple platforms.
  • CI and experience of 5y and 5S.


The Company:

  • An established food manufacturing company who has seen continuous growth with a huge focus on internal career progression.
  • A great company culture with a close-knit team that values learning and development.


If you are interested in hearing more about this role, then contact me on 0161 832 7463 or email Siobhan directly at quoting reference SI/15582.