Automation Engineer

  • Location

    Holmes Chapel, Cheshire

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  • Salary:

    £40 - £50 per hour

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    Experis UK

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Automation Engineer

Holmes Chapel

6 months

Up to £50 per hour


To provide technical / engineering expertise for the development, installation, maintenance and compliance of process and equipment automation systems at Holmes Chapel.


Job Description

  • To ensure that all process and equipment automation systems are correctly introduced to site, are maintained in an operational and compliant state and technical issues are resolved quickly through effective problem solving so that they always meet the needs of the business.
  • To prepare and maintain accurate engineering and validation documentation for process and equipment automation systems in order to support cGMP.
  • To continuously improve the site's compliance status and audit readiness by defining the standards and practices for the development, installation and maintenance of process and equipment automation systems and ensuring they are complied with.
  • To determine and apply best practice with respect to the use of process and equipment automation systems at Holmes Chapel.
  • To ensure that engineering projects involving process and equipment automation systems are delivered correctly to meet time, cost and quality requirements.
  • To communicate the requirements for process and equipment automation systems to external contractors and to train and coach internal associates in their use and maintenance.

Ethical Accountability

  • Takes personal accountability to use personal experience and knowledge, as well as the training and tools provided by The client, to maintain a good knowledge and understanding of all ethics and governance relevant to the role (including the Industry Code of Practice, The client Policies and Procedures and any relevant legal requirements); and demonstrate personal responsibility in applying these to all work undertaken.
  • Escalates any decisions, or seek the support of colleagues or management if personal knowledge and understanding is not at the level required to carry out any part of the role

Environmental and Safety Leadership

  • To care for his/her own safety and wellbeing and the safety of others, and to co-operate with the company to ensure a safe place of work. Employees are therefore expected to:
  • Support and conform to Company safety rules and procedures to ensure a safe and healthy working environment
  • Report any accident, incident or near miss, whether it be of personal injury or property damage
  • Assist in the investigation of accidents with the objective of introducing measures to prevent recurrence
  • Thoroughly read all safety documentation issued by the Company and comply with its


  • Degree in Engineering or equivalent technical experience.
  • 5 year's experience in a related engineering discipline incorporating computerised automation systems.
  • Practical knowledge and experience of working with and fault-finding of electrical and instrumentation systems
  • Proficient in the use of computers with specific skills in MS Project, MS Excel and MS Word.