Automation Engineer

£40000 to £55000 per annum
23 May 2018
20 Jun 2018
Zack Gordon
Contract Type
Full Time
Automation Engineer
£40,000 - £55,000

We are currently looking for a Automation Engineer to join a leading Pharmaceutical company based in the Cambridge area. As the Automation Engineer you will be responsible for planned and reactive support of all maintenance across Automation systems (Controls & Instrumentation). The right candidate will be experienced with programming Siemens control systems (PLC/HMI) or similar.


Your duties as the Automation Engineer will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Responsible for carrying out planned and reactive maintenance across Automation systems, controls and instrumentation. These will need to be completed in line with GMP/GAMP and any other regulatory requirement needed.

2. Involvement in all thing Automation to develop site maintenance strategies whilst keeping in mind the needs of operations, equipment, maintenance costs, reliability and any analysis needed. Also undertake fault finding on automated systems across the site when breakdowns occur

3. Using your previous experience you will have in-depth knowledge of Siemens Automation (PLC / HMI) programming to execute designing, writing, coding and testing control systems across production equipment, building services and any new / additional services to the business.

4. Drive continuous improvement projects, support installations and commissioning of new systems.

If you are working towards Incorporated Engineer level support will be given to achieve IEng status.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Automation Engineer we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree or qualification in Electrical Engineering / Automation

2. Proven industry experience in a highly regulated GMP regulated environment

3. A working knowledge and practical experience across Siemens control systems - Must have experience programming and coding PLC / HMI control systems.

Key Words: Automation Engineer | Automation | Scada | Siemens | PLC | Fault Finding | HMI | Controls | Instrumentation | C&I Engineer | Electrical Engineer | Control System Engineer | SCADA | Programming

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for our talent development. We welcome applications for any applicant who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment processionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.