Automation Engineer

Automation Engineer – Programming, Commissioning & Support

Automation Engineer required to join a cutting-edge provider of automated palletising products.

As the successful Automation Engineer you will be responsible for programming, commissioning and implementing software, with 80% travel to customer sites.

The Package:

Salary – £30,000 – £55,000 (DOE)

Quarterly bonuses

21 days holiday + bank holidays

Flexible working hours

Company Van

Weekend overtime available at an increased rate

The Role:

  • To be responsible for programming and commissioning of our systems
  • To assist with customer support visits and calls
  • To meet agreed deadlines for commissioning of equipment and systems
  • Carry out full system commissioning which can include software, mechanical and electrical competence
  • Carry out site installation, software integration and commissioning
  • Deliver customer training
  • Offer technical support both remotely and on site for engineers and clients
  • Carry out routine service and maintenance visits


  • Experience with programming PLC’s for automated machinery
  • Experience with creating electrical designs for machinery
  • Experience with commissioning machinery
  • Electrical training and qualification
  • KUKA robot programming training and experience
  • Clean driving license
  • Must prepared to be on an ‘on call’ Rota for 24/7 support (additional pay for this)

WR Engineering are the #1 recruitment partner for engineering, manufacturing & technical sales jobs. We recruit for permanent and contract jobs UK wide.

WR is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


Location Cambridgeshire
Job titleAutomation Engineer
Salary £30000 - £55000
Consultant Samantha McStravick
Consultant Phone 02392816918
Consultant Email
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