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Automation Engineer

Job Summary

  • Location Portsmouth, Hampshire
  • Salary Negotiable
  • Contract Type Permanent
  • Sector Technical & Engineering
  • Date Posted 12 October 2017
  • Ref 2763_1507810667

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Job Description

We are recruiting for an Automation Engineer on behalf of a global leading manufacturer at their site in Portsmouth, Hampshire.


This role will pay very competitively, offer autonomy backed fully by great investment. They can offer you 25 Days holiday, on site subsidised canteen with a Costa Coffee, good pension scheme, child care vouchers, cycle to work, free parking and various discount at high street stores.
Drive and character are key!! If you are not an ambitious, driven and experienced automation engineer then this in not the role for you!


What does the role involve? Working within R&D to develop automation on production systems for the biopharmaceutical market. You will lead automation development from the start through to manufacturing and ultimately this will be for single use applications/disposable products. You will develop new design concepts, lead prototype design, and interact with various other functions within the business.


You will be expected to travel on average 20% of the year, United States, Europe and across the UK so you must be flexible and willing.


Sounds great, so what do I need?

  • Automation project experience, leading automation projects.
  • Degree or equivalent in engineering, for example, chemical, process, biochemical.
  • Good experience within industrial, production/manufacturing automation or process engineering automation.
  • Proven track record of product development within automation


This will be an exciting yet challenging role! If you wish to discuss this role in more detail and discreetly please contact Neil Williams at FPR Group on 02392483944 for a chat, or click on "Apply Now" to send your CV to us, we will review and come back to you swiftly!


FPR Group is acting within the capacity of a Recruitment Agency for their client.

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Neil Williams AIRP

Neil Williams AIRP

My expertise is in permanent Technical and Engineering recruitment. I manage the complete recruitment process, discussing my client’s needs with new technical roles, identifying and interviewing candi

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