Automation Engineer

Automation Engineer    Reference:  TPS119
SALARY Negotiable   LOCATION UK, Derby
JOB TYPE Staff   DATE POSTED 12/07/2017
Client: Experienced Process Engineering company, operating in the Brewing and Distilling industry.  Particularly active in the design, expansion and build of new Breweries in the UK, Americas and Africa.


Role Summary: Automation Engineer with 3 to 5 years experience in Siemens and/ or Allen Bradley automation platforms. The role is based in Derby. The company offer a very competitive salary along with exposure of working on some interesting projects across a range of industries.


Role Requirements: The chosen candidate would typically be accountable for the following activities (but not exclusively);

  • Responsible for delivering automated solutions.
  • Designing, coding and testing automation software solutions.
  • Working closely with the Process Engineers and other project team members.
  • Design develop and test software code in accordance with site coding standards and adherence to good engineering practice.
  • Ability to read and understand P&IDs and Process Descriptions for various plants, processes, and/or equipment.
  • Design, program, implement, test and document process control applications.
  • Understanding and implementing the validation life cycle for automated systems.
  • Experience in some the following: Automation applications from Siemens S7, Rockwell and/or Wonderware, PLC Controls, Siemens and/or Allen Bradley, WinCC, PCS7.


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Software Engineer

Software Engineer Industrial Automation    Reference:  TPS117
SALARY Negotiable   LOCATION Zaandam, Netherlands
JOB TYPE Permanent   DATE POSTED 30/07/2019
INDUSTRY Industrial      

Client: Established leader in Industrial Control Systems security, providing organisations with the services and solutions they need to transform the way they procure, build, integrate and manage their critical infrastructures. Major cybersecurity player within the Industrial Automation and Control Systems (IACS) Internationally.

Industries: Automotive, Chemical, Pharmaceutical / Biotech, Food & beverages, Consumer goods, Oil & gas / Energy, Primary industry.


Role Summary: As a Software Engineer you will work in a team, designing and programming industrial automation systems.Together you will be responsible for the end results of the project which you will subsequently put into operation at the customer’s site. As a Software Engineer you will also have to coach the Junior Engineers during the duration of the projects.


Role Requirements: The chosen candidate would typically be accountable for the following activities (but not exclusively);

  • HBO or TU background.
  • Between 3- and 5-years’ experience with modern control systems such as PLC / SCADA, DCS preferably gained in the industry or at an industrially oriented engineering office. Siemens engineering tools such as TIA Portal and PCS7 is an advantage
  • Experience with project-based work, taking personal responsibility, showing initiative and creative craftsmanship.
  • You have excellent language skills in Dutch and English spoken and written.


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Automation Systems / Controls Engineer

Automation systems / Controls Engineer – Beckoff essential   Reference: TPS071  
SALARY Negotiable   LOCATION Waterford, Ireland
JOB TYPE Contract (9 months)   DATE POSTED 22/01/2019
INDUSTRY Healthcare      
Client:  Systems Integrator focused on delivering automation, information technology / MES, and safety solutions.

End client; Medical Device manufacturer

Summary:  Suitable Automation Systems / Controls Engineer works with technical team members to maintain, repair, troubleshoot and develop systems architecture within allocated timeframes and cost constraints.


  • Provide PLC programming, Visions Systems, SCADA systems installation, networks, set-up, configurations, calibrations, troubleshooting and fault finding support.
  • Support design, buy-off, installation and validation of automated production lines.
  • Be willing to travel as necessary to support equipment buy-offs and training at vendor/customer sites.
  • Lead systematic technical root cause investigations.
  • Support manufacturing IT Systems architecture.
  • Drive continuous improvement projects.
  • Manage assigned project budgets, liaise with customers, contractors as required.
  • Develop systems equipment maintenance procedures.
  • Develop and deliver technical systems training.
  • Support all company safety and quality programs and initiatives.
  • Ensure ongoing compliance with GMP in all practices, recording of events and processes.
  • Ensure compliance with all learnings from all GMP training events
  • Other responsibilities may be assigned from time to time as needed, based on the evolution of the company and the requirements of the department/positions


  • Able to work in a team environment.
  • Excellent organisation, communication and presentation skills.
  • Systematic troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong leadership of technical issue resolution.
  • Provide innovative solutions to complex problems.
  • Programming experience: PLC, C++, SQL.
  • Good data analysis skills.
  • Proficient in MS Office applications, experience of MS Project, MS Access.
  • CAD experience desirable
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