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Automation Engineer

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    Life Sciences

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    Ellen Hickey

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    over 1 year ago

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    12 months

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Are you an automation engineer with PLC experience?

Do you want to join a visionary organisation?

Is having the freedom to be innovative important to you?

My client is a global medical device organisation and they are looking for an exceptional PLC engineer to join. They are committed to transforming the world's vision and strive to increase awareness of the importance of vision and vision care. They are on an exciting journey; they have already delivered huge changes in contact lenses, bringing more benefits to patients and helping them live their life to the full. This organisation has always believed that innovation and pioneering endeavour is paramount.

The role will entail developing, testing and installing PLC and control software as part of a highly validated environment. Furthermore, the selected engineer will also develop machine design control systems including servo motion and high speed device integration. Alongside this you will develop machine control software involving servo pneumatic and data control. All of this will be carried out in a cross functional multidiscipline team environment.


  • 5-6 years’ experience working with automated control systems as part of a machine design team.
  • Strong PLC background in Allen-Bradley Control Logix 5000, Siemens S7, Wonderware Intouch.
  • Additional knowledge of Servo Motion Control, printer systems, vision systems, robotics, data analytics.
  • Accustomed to working in a validated environment with strong discipline with regard to change control

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Ellen Hickey

Contact: 0203 675 2956 or email

We recruit for a variety of opportunities in Life Sciences so feel free to get in touch with us to find out how we can help you.

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