£35k - £42k Per Year

Job Type

Full Time


12 days ago


The Requirements of Automation Engineer:

  • You will already have 3+ experience in complex instrument support or design & service ideally in a Pharmaceutical/Life Science/Laboratory Automation environment
  • Experience of installing & servicing large integrated systems as a Field Service Engineer, Site based Engineer, Automation Engineer, or similar job title/role
  • Background in heavy engineering automation may be applicable, but with high degree of precision for accurate alignment
  • Educated to HNC/HND or BEng/Meng level in a relevant engineering discipline such as: Computer Science, Mechatronics, Robotics, Mechanical/Electrical Engineering
  • Previous experience of working in multidisciplinary customer facing teams
  • PC literate in Microsoft packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.)
  • Very strong analytical skills with proven ability to break down and solve complex robotic problems in a logical and structured approach, Strong relationship management and excellent communication skills/influencing skills


The role of Automation Engineer:

  • Troubleshooting and maintaining the Robotic, Automated Systems and equipment used for High Throughput Screening by world leading manufacturers such as Labcyte, HighRes Biosolutions and Beckman Coulter to name just a few day in, day out – a core 8-hour day with the opportunity to be flexible with your working hours of work: i.e. 8am-4pm, 7am-3pm or 9am-5pm – No shift work at all!
  • Collaborating with world renowned clients and their suppliers for future equipment as well as maintaining the current equipment in place
  • In depth training from the UK and overseas on this high-tech never-before used equipment specially designed and manufactured for the pharmaceutical industry
  • Pick up the work that comes through in a timely manner, use your skills and experience to make autonomous decisions to keep the business running smoothly

Our Client:

  • Our client are a Forbes listed service provider to some of the largest businesses across all sectors globally including Life Sciences, Industrial, Logistics, Real Estate and Pharmaceuticals
  • This role is directly supporting a top 5 pharmaceutical organisation in a well-established, technologically advanced facility working with cutting edge laboratory automation systems
  • Excellent opportunities to progress internally within the business, and work within a world class team – you are truly making a difference and massive impact not only to the business but the world by working with these life changing products
  • The role is on site so there are no shifts, no travelling involved, Monday to Friday and you will be home every night!