Automations Engineer

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Automations Engineer

  • Post Date:17th February 2023
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Job Description

Are you passionate about automation and looking for an exciting opportunity to put your skills to the test? Look no further than Crown Paints!


We are currently seeking an Automation Engineer to join our team and revolutionise the way we manufacture our paints. You will work closely with our production team to identify areas of the manufacturing process that can be automated, and develop innovative solutions to streamline our processes and improve efficiency.


What will I be doing?


As part of our team, you will have the opportunity to work with cutting-edge technologies, including robotics and machine learning, to develop solutions that will take our manufacturing process to the next level. With the freedom to think creatively and experiment with new ideas you’ll be supported by an established team who will help you bring your ideas to life.


Sounds interesting, tell me more…


  • Partner project teams to deliver ambitions for Industry 4.0 developments. This will be embracing of new technologies and methods to digitalise the site
  • Be a hands-on technical support for the Maintenance Manager and Project Engineering teams
  • Develop multi-functional relationships with key team members and provide professional advice and engineering support to the wider business including manufacturing, engineering, HSE, planning, finance & R&D departments
  • Support the team in the execution of engineering and capital projects ensuring all automations projects are delivered within the agreed timeframes and to budget


I’m hooked! What skills and experience do I need to be successful in this role?


The ideal candidate for this role is a self-starter with a passion for automation and a track record of delivering innovative solutions. You should have experience with automation technologies such as PLCs, SCADA systems, and industrial robots, as well as a strong background in programming and data analysis.


You will ideally have experience working in a manufacturing environment and already have a wealth of Engineering skills within controls/ PLC’s/ Automation/ HMI’s (Siemens and GE advantageous) along with experience with integrations with Networks of TCP/IP and management of servers, and O.E.E monitoring systems. Be educated to HNC/HND/Degree – Engineering Related Field in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and have a strong Electrical background. Some experience of Project Management and Budget Management is also beneficial.


With great work comes great reward


At Crown Paints, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment where everyone feels welcome and valued. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, as well as opportunities for professional development and career growth.


  • 28 days basic annual leave each year (plus 8 bank holidays)
  • A variety of discounts / vouchers on products that Crown supply
  • A generous pension plan where the Company will match, and even double your contribution
  • Multiple other benefits relating to your health and wellbeing


A Little More About Us


Crown Paints have been manufacturing paint for longer than most, over 200 years in fact, with over 60 years proudly holding the Royal Warrant. It’s fair to say that we know our craft; however, what really sets Crown apart is the support we provide for cultural, humanitarian and scientific causes across the world.


Alongside our owners, The Hempel Foundation, we place a special focus on education for children in need, and are proud to support the education of over 55,000 children across 22 projects worldwide. You can therefore guarantee here at Crown – It’s not just paint. It’s personal!


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.