Automation Engineer

Job Description

This is an excellent opportunity for an engineer with experience of PLC or Robot Programming, looking for a challenging Automation Engineering Role with a successful, growing Robot Systems Integrator. This position is based near Southampton, Hampshire with some visits to customer sites throughout the UK.


£25,000 - £35,000 plus paid overtime, annual profit related bonus, pension scheme and life cover

Key Responsibilities

You will report to the Electrical Engineering Manager and be involved in all aspects of automation engineering throughout the project cycle. The main areas of responsibility will include;

PLC & HMI Programming
Robot Programming
Installation and Commissioning of robotic automation systems
Providing technical guidance and support to the system build team

This role involves some travel to customer sites throughout the UK and you should be prepared to stay away overnight on average 3-4 nights per month (car provided and expenses paid). There is also a requirement for some weekend overtime working.

Required Skills and Experience

You must have several years experience in either one or both of the following areas;

6-axis Robot programming
PLC Programming in an industrial manufacturing environment

You should also have a sound knowledge of electrical control systems, including electrical build and fault finding and be self-motivated with a keen desire to progress your career. Previous experience of robotic welding would be a distinct advantage.

Academically you will need a minimum of 5 GCSEs (grades A-C) but preferably you will have achieved a higher level qualification

Apply for this Automation Engineer role now by sending a covering letter and cv by e-mail to

We are now handling all recruitment in-house. Any cvs submitted by recruitment consultants will not be reviewed, so please ensure that you submit your cv in person.

An excellent opportunity for a Automation Engineer, looking for a varied and challenging career opportunity


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