Automation Controls Engineer

We have an exciting opportunity for an Automation Software and Controls Engineer to join our Central Engineering Services team, responsible for developing automation software and electrical control systems for machinery used within the production of Weetabix. In this role, you will be responsible for: Safety, Quality & Hygiene. Continuous Improvement. Developing automation software. Developing control strategies. Purchasing Equipment and engineering software. Reviewing electrical drawings as part of any project Delivering training as required. Requirements You will have previous experience of working within a food manufacturing environment, hold a recognised Electrical Engineering (HNC minimum) and 18th Edition qualification, be fully trained, and have a proven track record of working with PLC and HMI software (Rockwell and Siemens), coupled with experience of industrial networking and SCADA development. You will have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, have meticulous attention to detail with robust fault diagnosis skills, be able to manage a varied and busy workload and able to use your own initiative. This role is based at our Burton Latimer site but will also cover Corby and requires a flexible approach to meet business needs. Benefits The opportunities for personal development and progression are only limited by what you want to do. We provide a stimulating learning environment that generates innovation and professional development. We are offering a comprehensive flexible benefits package including all the good stuff you'd expect; bonus, pension, life assurance etc. We've got flexible benefits so you can take what's important to you and flex it up, whilst reducing things you don't want more of. We also have what we call 'business appropriate' clothing - ultimately this means you can wear what you like, though if you're going into customers that might change. Last, but by no means least. Our differences make The Weetabix Difference. We have a brilliant people culture at the Weetabix Food Company, we believe that our people can do their best work when they can be themselves. We value diversity, as it sparks creativity, innovation, and ultimately better business performance. We recruit and develop people who are best suited to the requirements of the role on offer. Our talent and succession programmes are grounded in ensuring that everyone has an equal opportunity to succeed, and people are supported to fulfil their unique potential. By joining our team, you will be part of helping ensure we continue our 'Inclusion without Exception' journey and help make The Weetabix Difference. If this fantastic opportunity ticks all the boxes, don't hesitate to apply haveyouhadyourweetabix Closing date for applications 15th September 2021 We'll be in touch within 48 hours of the closing date to let you know about the status of your application. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/94379576

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