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Project Engineer - Automation and Controls

Telford, Shropshire
£44,500 to £45,000
Job Type
2 Sep 2022




£45,000 Per annum + 33 Days Holiday + Pension + Benefits.

Owing to a continued period of sustained success, a Market leading FMCG manufacturing company has a requirement for an Electrical / Controls & Automation Engineer to join their Project team.

Working from their multi-site manufacturing base in Telford, this opportunity offers the chance to be involved in all aspects of ongoing plant improvement, process optimisation and general engineering improvements throughout the plant.

Company Profile.

  • Multiple sites on a Worldwide basis.
  • Supplying into many of the UK's leading retailers.
  • Great structure - fantastic future progression opportunities, both technically and at a management level.
  • Stable and secure order book.
  • Fantastic investment in the business, especially within an Engineering capacity.

Role Description

  • Improvements to existing production machinery.
  • Update all engineering drawings when modifications have been made.
  • Keep up to date the machinery drawings for the Telford Site.
  • Participate in engineering/ production related improvement projects (Capex and Local)
  • Contribute towards machine uptime improvements by providing training and development at point of handover of projects
  • Ensure all plant installations modifications and new introductions meet relevant safety specifications.
  • Assist with supporting improvement activities with operations team utilising CI tools and problem solving.
  • Recommend improvements to current practices in line with H&S standards.
  • Select component and subcontract Suppliers.
  • Propose solutions for activities deviating from plan to enable full project success.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Electrical Engineering experience - PLC Programming / Automation.
  • Any type of industrial manufacturing experience.
  • Experience within automation and control system engineering.
  • Basic Project Engineering / Project Management Experience (Desirable)

If you feel this is of interest, please send your CV to directly to James Clarke - or call for a confidential discussion on

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  • Job Reference: 702713381-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Hunter Selection Limited
    Hunter Selection Limited
  • Location: Telford, Shropshire
  • Salary: £44,500 to £45,000
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent