Offers “Amazon”

Expires soon Amazon

Automation Engineer

  • Avonmouth, UNITED KINGDOM
  • Design / Civil engineering / Industrial engineering

Job description


The Amazon Reliability Maintenance and Engineering team keeps all our equipment in excellent working order, from printers to fully automated sortation systems.

You will be looking after the automated systems within our Fulfilment Centres (FCs), helping with fault finding, leading process improvements and will be involved in the installation and commissioning of new equipment.

Besides your day-to-day activities, you will be involved in Local and National projects. You will be a key part of a highly skilled team and thrive in delivering high-quality results and always be on the lookout for improvements.

· Ability to problem solve PLC code and complex fieldbus IO and SCADA systems.
· Understanding of Warehouse Control Systems and Telegrams.
· Experience either building, commissioning or problem solving Electrical Controls and Instrumentation Panels.
· Ability to understand integrated MHE conveyor systems within the FC and the systems that interact outside of the FC.
· Ability to understand flow of processes.
· Understanding of Industrial communication protocols like ProfiBus, ProfiNet, Ethernet IP, and demonstrable ability to problem solve those systems.
· Experience of Barcode recognition technology.
· Experience Reading and Updating Electrical and Controls Schematics and Documentation, SOP's and VSOP's,
· Ability to analyse metrics and data and identify system and machine optimization opportunities
· Experience of Change Management processes.
· Work within a shift team and take the lead in resolution of controls related issues and improvements.
· Experience of commissioning special purpose machinery.
· Working knowledge of Machine Safety Regulations and Safe Working Practices.
· Fundamental understanding of IT systems like IP Networking, Server Architecture, SQL Databases.
· Experience working within Controls or Electrical Projects as part of a team.
· Strong communication skills and ability to use MS Office Suite.
· Experience sharing knowledge or developing training around machine systems

Ideal candidate profile


The successful candidate will have:
· HND/C in Electrical or Controls biased qualification
· PLC programming and implementation experience with one of the following: Siemens S7, Allen-Bradley, Modicon, Momentum, AutomationDirect, Mitsubishi, Omron, Aromat, Toshiba, etc.
· Experience with SQL, Linux, Cloud Technology and IP Networking
· Project management, organization and problem solving skills
· Good written and verbal communication skills.
· Ability to be able to operate with minimal supervision.
· Willingness to work in a fast paced and growing European and global environment where travel is required.