Mechatronics Engineer/Automation Technician

Our client is a highly successful SME, with headquarters in Cheshire, providing intelligent factory automation and warehousing/logistics/software solutions to customers across the UK and Europe.  They are currently experiencing very strong organic growth in the company and this has led to their need for an experienced Engineer/Technician to join their team.  

Role: Mechatronics Engineer/Automation Technician
Position Type: Permanent
Hours: Full Time
Salary: £32,000 – £38,000 + benefits.
Location: Cheshire
Industry: Manufacturing
Reference: HQ6189
Date Posted: 11/08/2017

Our client ensures the best-tailored system for their customer’s needs, with technical capability from full design to installation and ongoing added-value servicing, 24-hour helpline, spare parts and training. In this case, the successful candidate will be expected to join an out of hours rota to provide a 24 hr service to support to their clients. This will be done remotely ( laptop provided).

The in-house team has extensive experience in electrical, mechanical and controls, as well as software disciplines, providing fully integrated solutions which give their clients real return on investment. The company also prides itself on their ability to deliver what they have promised to deliver on time and to budget.

What does the job involve?

Working alongside the maintenance team you will be responsible for fault finding and diagnosis on various plant machinery, including conveyors and pneumatic systems along with PLC’s, involving both mechanical and electrical systems. The successful candidate will be expected to join an out of hour’s rota to provide a 24 hr service to support to their clients. This will be done remotely (laptop provided).

What skills and experience do you need?

  • 5 years + industry experience
  • Relevant HNC/apprenticeship
  • Experience with the use of PLC’s
  • Previous experience in the manufacturing/automotive/food packaging industry
  • Flexibility – on call rota
  • Experience in both Mechanical and Electrical fault diagnosis

What are the pay and benefits?

£32,000 – £38,000 plus benefits.

If you feel this opportunity could be a fit for your skills and experience, please reply to this advert and one of our Consultants will contact you to discuss the role in more detail. Recruitment processes with our Clients usually move quickly and successful applicants will advance to interview stage promptly. Regrettably, only applicants who demonstrate the required experience outlined in the advert will be contacted.

If successful, candidates will need to prove eligibility and legal entitlement to work in the UK.