Electrical and Automation Engineer - Derbyshire

Silven Recruitment

  • Location: Derbyshire
  • Job Type: Engineering
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: c. £50,000 - 55,000 (depending on experience)
  • Date Posted: 01/12/2022
  • Expiry Date: 07/01/2023

Electrical and Automation Engineer

c.£50,000 – 55,000 (depending on experience)





Are you looking for a new role to progress in your career? Would you like a new challenge with a major blue-chip company? My client is looking for an Electrical and Automation Engineer to join their supportive and collaborative team.


The Role:

Reporting to the Chief Engineer, the successful candidate will be responsible for,

  • Managing the sites PLC networks, hardware and software.
  • Managing the PLC network support contracts.
  • Providing technical support and training to Technicians and Engineers.
  • MES/Automation/FAS gap analysis compliance.
  • Ensuring safe installations and operations through proper design, protection systems, procedures and training.
  • Ensuring documentation including manuals, diagrams, software packages etc. are updated and correct.
  • Supporting CAPEX Projects across the site.
  • Managing site obsolescence plan, pro-actively identify critical areas and implement upgrades


The Candidate:

  • Previous experience of working in a similar role and environment.
  • Ideally Educated in Electrical Engineering to Degree, HNC, ONC level or completion of a recognised apprenticeship (NVQ Level 3).
  • Working Knowledge of systems such as Siemens S7, PC, PLC, Database and SCADA systems. PLC/HMI programming or Rockwell Allen Bradley would be advantageous.
  • Experience in the development of engineering projects as part of a multidisciplinary team (preferably including different products and technologies in Electrical and Automation areas)
  • You will be able to support with software development, including MES, Automation, HMI screen design, database design.
  • Strong and highly developed fault finding and problem analysis skills.
  • Participation in the start-up of technical equipment(s) and/or production line(s).
  • Exposure to TPM, preventive maintenance planning and/or maintenance execution desired but not required.


The Package:

  • c£50,000 – £55,000
  • Potential bonus
  • Fantastic benefits


Next Steps:

If you think this opportunity sounds like a good fit for you and would like your next challenge, please click ‘apply now’ to be considered. Alternatively, contact Edward Crampton on 02037943984 or 07852529538 or edward.crampton@silven.co.uk