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Automation Engineer

  • Location

    Milton Keynes

  • Sector:

    Engineering, Food and Agriculture

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £50000 - £52000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Clare Bird

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    01284 765700

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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I am recruiting for an expanding FMCG group in the Milton Keynes area who are looking for an Automation Engineer to join their current team. To ensure that all machinery and equipment is installed, maintained and operated to maximise production output and effienceies, recommending and implementing improvements where necessary.

The Salary will be £50,000

The site is currently expanding and has also been recently upgraded so new state of the art machinery has been and will be fitted to meet with increasing demands.

The Automation Engineer is part of a team of Senior Engineers reporting to the Maintenance Manager

You will be:
The lead automation technical resource on site
The key contact for resolutions, development and capital projects
Supporting the Maintenance Manager and Production teams in analysing efficiency, wastage, downtime data and continuous Imporvement programs
Maintaining Safety and Hygiene standards
Producing detailed written reports in training and development of the Engineering Team
Implement and control processes to software changes on the site
Management of Contractors on site

You will need:
An education in Automation or Electrical Bias engineering discipline with a proven track record
An excellent working knowledge of various Automation Systems
Excellent communication skills
Experience in continuous improvements and lean manufacturing
FMCG background

If you are interested in applying for the position, send your CV to Clare at Compass Point Recruitment or call 01284 765 700 to discuss your application.