Automation Engineer

Duties  & Responsibilities:-

·         Assist in new equipment installation and commissioning.

·         Create and implement control systems.

·         Assist the in-house design team to achieve high level, functional designs.

·         Create works orders to have internal work carried out to ensure project adherence.

·         Assist in the creation and upkeep of technical files for all machinery on site.

·         Communicate project status and developments to relevant departments.

·         Data collection and analysis to support decision making.

·         Identify engineering improvements, organise, implement & track.

·         Evaluate, organise and prioritise workload within a schedule.

·         Troubleshoot and repair high level faults to support the maintenance team when required.

·         Create and complete necessary documentation for the work undertaken.

·         Support operational initiatives throughout the facility, ensuring housekeeping and quality standards are  maintained.

·         Support business with flexible hours when requested

·         Work to APL core values

Person Specification:-


Essential - Proven understanding of electrical and mechanical principals and able to demonstrate ability.


Essential - Ability to work under own initiative. Structured, highly organised & disciplined. Highly Personable with an ability to build close relationships at all levels. Excellent attention to detail. IT Literate.

Desirable - 2D and 3D CAD experience. PLC programming. Robot programming.


Essential - Proven experience carrying out new installations. Fault finding on factory plant and machinery.

Desirable - Experience working within manufacturing or FMCG environment.


Essential - Level 3 in engineering discipline. HNC/HND or Degree in an engineering discipline. Driving licence.

Desirable - 18thedition (BS7671). Apprentice trained.

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