Shift Automation Technician


Company 

HAYS

Location 

Liverpool

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£53,000 Per Annum

Job Requirements/Description
Shift Automation Technician - Liverpool - £53k

Your new company
Your new company is one of the largest employers in the North West, and has a large engineering and maintenance presence across the country. They are growing rapidly and are looking to add to their team in Liverpool with a shift automation technician.
Your new role
Working on a 4 on, 4 off shift pattern reporting to the Engineering Shift Manager and Senior Automation Engineer you will be responsible to deliver:1. Monitor and diagnose all automation system issues on container handling equipment.2. Assist with automation improvement programs across all assets.3. EHS objectives and performance.4. Company and operational knowledge.
What you'll need to succeed

  • High technical Automation / Controls engineering ability.
  • Understand Electrical Circuit diagrams, network structures / switches, communication protocols.
  • Working knowledge of IEC 61131 programming languages.
  • Competent with MS Office, PowerPoint, Teams etc.
  • Troubleshooting, fault finding (within plc code / HMIs) and repair is an absolute prerequisite for this position.
  • Experience of motors and variable speed controllers is desirable.
  • The Automation Technician will be required to make day-to-day job-related decisions and will prioritise work in line with operational requirements.
  • The Automation Technician is responsible for ensuring the timely and accurate recording of information and documentation that may be used in important decision making and auditing processes. It is therefore paramount that systems, documentation and data is maintained to the highest standard.
  • Implement processes and tools, provide system reports, shift handover logs.
  • A dynamic and eager individual with a can-do attitude and willingness to drive change and make things happen.
  • Qualification in IOSH Managing Safety is preferable.
  • Qualified to a minimum HNC or equivalent qualification.
  • Must hold a full UK driving licence.
  • What you'll get in return
    • Salary of up to £53k per annum
    • Plenty of career development and training
    • Generous holiday entitlement
    What you need to do now
    If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
    If this job isn't quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.
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    Company 

    HAYS

    Location 

    Liverpool

    Employment Hours 

    Full Time

    Employment Type 

    Permanent

    Salary 

    £53,000 Per Annum

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