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Automation System Engineer

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Automation System Engineer

Automation System Engineer

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Full Time

As an Automation System Engineer, you will be working as part of the Operations team with responsibility for investigating, troubleshooting & resolving electrical and automation failures on machinery incorporating PLC’s, motors, drives, electronic systems, and electrical control panels.

The successful candidate will have:

· Degree in a related field – Automation, Control System Engineering, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering

· 5 years + experience of working in an engineering, or maintenance environment.

· Practical hands on working with equipment, machinery and/or tools

· Organisation, planning and prioritising skills.

· Ability to logically work through problems to find solutions

· Ability to travel to other site to assist with development

Key duties will include:

· Development of new controls systems to future proof current systems.

· Work as part of the multi-skilled technical department on a range of weaving and maintenance related projects.

· Apply a range of engineering skills, in particular, electrical design and testing, pneumatic systems, sensor application and software development for real-time systems.

· Electrical and mechanical fault finding and maintenance skills.

Ulster Carpets is one of Northern Ireland’s leading exporters, manufacturing luxury carpet for hospitality and residential customers across the world.

Ulster has been weaving carpet in Northern Ireland since its foundation by George Walter Wilson in 1938 and the company continues to be a family business with a professional management team focused on growth, innovative technology and significant investment for the future.

The Group is headquartered on the original 1938 site at Castleisland Factory in Portadown, with UK manufacturing sites in Portadown, Dewsbury and Sunderland.

Globally, the company employs more than 700 people with sales and design offices in the UK, Europe and across the USA.

In addition to Ulster Carpets, the Group includes specialist commercial carpet manufacturer, Danfloor; technical textile machinery manufacturer, Griffith Textile Machines (GTM); wool processing and dyeing company, Ulster Yarns; sustainable underlay manufacturer, Axfelt; and the luxury interiors brand, Roger Oates Design; sustainable furniture and materials producer, Solidwool; and iconic British flooring brand, Alternative Flooring.

Across the world, Ulster Carpets continues to demonstrate excellence in design, creativity and exceptional service levels. As the company embarks on the next phase of its investment programme, this is a rare opportunity to join the company as an Automation System Engineer.

To request a full job description and/or apply for the position, please email  recruit@ulstercarpets.com