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Automation Engineering Graduate

Salary: £32,000

Location: Leeds

Job type: Permanent

Category: Leeds Graduate

Exciting opportunity for a Graduate Automation Engineer in Leeds! Our client is a very successful supplier of special alloy components, supplying OEM’s in the Aerospace and Industrial Gas Turbine sectors, with 70 years of industry leading experience. Their development pipeline is maintained through dedicated planning, reviews and investment in employee training. We now have an opportunity for a Graduate to join their Manufacturing Engineering Team. Annual Salary - circa £30,000 Company pension scheme, company will match contributions to a maximum of 7.5% Quarterly Cash Bonus Scheme Gym Membership Discounts, Employee Assistance Programme, Instant Discounts on over 80 high street brands, Cinema Discounts & DC Pension Scheme About the Role: Working alongside experienced Manufacturing / Automation Engineering team: · Identifying and leading continuous improvement projects designed to improve health and safety, productivity, Automation and scrap reduction. · Being involved in very large automation investments - Industrial robot programming, industry 4.0, additive manufacturing, that help with plant improvements as well as other automation initiatives. · Developing fixtures and tooling in CAD. · As a Plant Automation Engineer you will improve the daily operational metrics of the business and put lean manufacturing methods to practice. In addition - project management, liaising with contractors and suppliers, preparing effective business case documentation to justify further capital expenditure. Automation Engineer Requirements: · Professionally Qualified Engineer (HNC or BEng degree) or appropriate equivalent experience in Mechatronic/Mechanical/Automation/Manufacturing engineering discipline · Previous exposure to programming industrial robots, preferably Kawasaki/Fanuc, however training will be given · Hands on experience in industrial automation – Competency to evaluate hardware design, including I/O, PLC’s, Industry 4.0 · Proficient in 3D CAD – design fixtures and tooling for Additive / Conventional manufacturing · Ability to communicate effectively through all levels of the organisation · Show initiative to identify new opportunities within the business and drive continuous improvement projects · Excellent Technical Documentation – Capex proposals, Standard working procedures, training documents · Key focus on health and safety standards in a manufacturing environment · Fully capable with Microsoft Office suite Core days hours are as follows: Mon/Tuesday 7.30am to 16.30pm Wed/Thurs 7.30am to 16.15pm Fri 7.30am to 12.00 noon

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