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Senior Automation engineer

Portsmouth, Portsmouth, South East, England
  • Salary£50000 - £60000 per annum
  • SectorAutomated Technology
  • Job refBH-95090
  • Start date2024-02-12 17:20:10
  • ContactDespina Vasilikou
  • Published16 days ago
Despina Vasilikou
Despina Vasilikou


Senior automation software engineer 

We are seeking an Automation Software Engineer to support our client in the pharmaceutical industry close to Portsmouth.

The scope of this position covers all aspects of control systems engineering from requirement specification through design, test and commissioning and will likely involve some travel both in the UK and overseas.
(limited overseas travel)

Qualifications & Experience:

The successful candidates will have a proven background in control systems-related software design for process/equipment control in the Life Sciences industry or a similar process control industry.

Experience with Siemens TIA Portal, Allen Bradley Control Logix PLCs, control system testing.
Key Responsibilities/Duties:

Your duties will include, but not be limited to - reviewing and establishing the project scope and deliverables, design and write PLC, HMI and SCADA control system software,
produce required documentation (e.g. functional design specifications, software specifications, manuals), documented software testing, carry out testing and acceptance with customer, provide support for the on-site commissioning and qualification of the equipment, commissioning of systems, train customer maintenance and operator staff, implement changes on site to electrical panels when required.

  • 33days annual leave. 
  • Company Pension Scheme - [5% Employer and 4% Employee contribution (of base salary). After 3months employment
  • Group income protection
  • Option of single person private healthcare (taxable)

Austin Fraser is committed to being an equal opportunities employer, and encourages applications from candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity status.

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide individual feedback to unsuccessful applicants.

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