Automation Engineer

  • Location
    Chester, Cheshire
  • Salary
    £ 43000 - £ 47500 / Year
  • Job type
  • Industry
  • External Reference
  • Category
    Engineering, Aerospace, Automotive - Machinery Service & Maintenance

Encirc supplies container glass to some of the world's largest food and beverage companies. Founded in County Fermanagh in 1998, Encirc has gone on to become one of the most innovative and sustainable businesses of its kind globally.

Do you have engineering experience? Want to work in the largest automated warehouse in Europe? Adecco may have the next perfect permanent role for you!

Salary: Up to £47,500 + bonus & overtime options

Hours: Day and night shifts, 12 hours shifts, 39 hours per week

Location: Elton, Cheshire (Just outside of Chester)

Benefits you'll love

Benefits you'll love

  • Annual bonus scheme

  • Enhanced annual leave

  • Employee Wellbeing benefits

  • Social Club

  • Permanent contract

  • Overtime with enhanced pay

  • Annual pay reviews

  • Reward platform - 100's of discounts at retailers, supermarkets and restuarants

  • Health Insurance Options

  • Accident Insurance Options

  • Professional Development Planning designed with your career goals

  • International organisation with plenty of opportunities

  • Onsite gym 24/7 gym


The Automation Engineer known internally as a Warehouse Technician is responsible for ensuring the continuous operation of the warehouse cranes, conveyors, elevators and shuttle cars onsite at this amazing state-of-the-art distribution facility in Elton Cheshire.

Working at Encirc in the largest automated warehouse in Europe - an opportunity not to be missed!!

Production & Quality

  • Reactive and proactive to breakdowns, communicate clearly with affected parties and work efficiently to fix the issue.

  • Carry out planned preventative maintenance on the full range of equipment within the site.

  • Support continuous improvement by learning from breakdowns and sharing knowledge with the team.

  • To look at fault time, KPI's and improve efficiency

  • To keep all machinery operational

  • Support and learn from Senior Maintenance Technicians

People Management

  • Coordinate contractors within your area and ensure regulations are followed

Requirements of a successful Warehouse Automation Engineer

  • Some formal training in the form of engineering based apprenticeship, NVQ, degree or equivalent. Multi-skilled in both disciplines; mechanical and electrical

  • Experience of planned preventative maintenance systems

  • Experience in Automated Cranes, NASC (Narrow Aisle Stacker Cranes) advantageous

  • Experience of fault finding within MHE/Automation systems/control systems

  • Experience of conveyor maintenance, motor controllers/inverters

  • Ability to read and understand electrical drawings

  • Basic workshop skills

  • PC Literate ( Microsoft suite )

  • High skill level in fault finding and trouble shooting

  • Work on own initiative or as part of a team

  • Comfortable with working at heights (up to 35 meters)

If you are interested in this Warehouse Engineer / Automation Engineer position, please click to apply and one of the team will be in touch to discuss next steps!

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