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Allied Automation is dedicated to the development, design and Precision Engineering of custom automated equipment for many of the world’s leading Medical Device and Life Science companies.

Founded in 1998, the company was built on a foundation of expertise in high Precision Engineering, and we now partner with many of the world’s most progressive manufacturing companies.

Due to our continued growth we are looking for talented people to join our Team. We are seeking candidates who are innovative, diligent, ambitious, ability to learn on the job, and have very good communication skills. Please see our current opportunities below, or email us with your CV.

CURRENT JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Mechanical Design Engineer

POSTED: NOVEMBER 2020

 

JOB DESCRIPTION / RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Designing bespoke automation equipment for use within medical device sector.

  • Working with our senior design team to bring innovative concepts to life through CAD modelling, prototyping and detailed specification for manufacture.

  • Use Solidworks to develop complex multi-part CAD assemblies and output detailed specification drawings for our in-house tooling department.

  • Accompanying the senior team with client presentations, project reviews and helping to maintain our high standard of customer service.

  • Managing projects from initial concept, detailed design, assembly, testing, through to installing at the customer site.

  • Manage, plan and execute projects on schedule and within budget.

  • Ensure machines meet CE marking standards.

  • Ensure documentation/drawing standards for equipment meet requirements.

  • Procurement of material and components, ability to work closely and communicate clearly with suppliers.

REQUIREMENTS


  • The person should be qualified to an appropriate level of engineering.

  • Experience in a similar role and have a demonstrated track record in design.

  • Experience of Solidworks is essential.

  • Experience of precision toolmaking is beneficial.

  • Project management experience: scheduling, planning and resource management.

  • Good communication skills combined with an imaginative and creative approach to problem solving.

  • Ability to work as part of a flexible, dynamic team, while taking responsibility for individual tasks.

  • Excellent computer skills and competent using MS office.

  • Understanding of GAMP 5 documentation standards is beneficial.

Project Manager

POSTED: NOVEMBER 2020

 

JOB DESCRIPTION / RESPONSIBILITIES


  • The project types that are to be managed are the production of special purpose automated equipment/machines.

  • Manage projects from initial concept, detailed design, manufacturing, assembly, wiring, programming, testing, through to installing at the customer site.

  • Liaise with customers to understand their requirements throughout a project.

  • Generate and monitor detailed project schedules using MS Project.

  • Update Customers and internal management on project progress.

  • Manage a team of Mechanical Design Engineers to design automated equipment.

  • Work closely and communicate with different departments to ensure successful project delivery.

  • Ability to work closely and communicate with project team.

  • Ensure machines meet CE marking standards.

  • Ensure documentation standards for equipment meet requirements.

 

REQUIREMENTS


  • Minimum of 3 years industry experience in project management.
  • Relevant qualification in Engineering/Project Management.
  • Excellent computer skills and competent using MS office (MS Project in particular).
  • Strong communication, organisation and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure, while ensuring projects are completed to a high standard, on schedule and within budget.
  • Ability to work as part of a flexible, dynamic team, while taking responsibility for individual tasks.
  • Fluent in English, with good level of reading and writing skills.
  • Understanding of GAMP 5 documentation standards is beneficial.
  • Experience in SolidWorks is beneficial.

Technical Writer 

POSTED: DECEMBER 2020

 

JOB DESCRIPTION / RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Write Technical Documentation for bespoke machines (User manual, Design Specifications etc.)
  • Work with our engineering department to improve document templates and eliminate waste.
  • Support implementation of Lean initiatives in manufacturing and performs other related duties and assignments as required.
  • Write Test documents (FAT, SAT etc) that verify/validate that all customer requirements are met.
  • Responsible for document control/revisions of all project related technical documentation
  • Work with project managers and customers to develop any support documentation needed for machines.
  • Ensure project documentation adheres to all relevant standards and machinery directive.
  • Plan and execute documentation tasks to meet project schedules.

 

REQUIREMENTS


  • Excellent computer skills and competent using MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint).
  • Strong technical background and qualified to an appropriate level of engineering.
  • Good organisational and communication skills are essential.
  • Methodical thinking and high level of attention to detail is essential.
  • Knowledge of GMP is beneficial.
  • Experience in Solidworks is beneficial.
  • Ability to work as part of a flexible, dynamic team, while taking responsibility for individual tasks.
  • Understanding of GAMP 5 documentation standards is beneficial.

Senior Automation Controls Engineer 

POSTED: DECEMBER 2020

 

JOB DESCRIPTION / RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Working with our controls team to design, develop and test PLC code in accordance with site coding standards.
  • Work closely with project team to fine tune PLC code during testing & development phase of projects.
  • Accompanying the project team with client presentations, project reviews and helping to maintain our high standard of customer service.
  • Work closely and communicate clearly with vendors.
  • Plan and execute projects on schedule and within budget.
  • Assist in research and implementation of new control technologies.

 

REQUIREMENTS


  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in similar role.
  • The person should be qualified to an appropriate level of engineering and have a demonstrated track record in controls/PLC programming.
  • Strong knowledge of Allen Bradley control systems including Servo motion control and FactoryTalk View ME/SE.
  • Strong knowledge of industrial networks (Ethernet/IP & IO Link).
  • Experience of robotics and vision systems is beneficial.
  • Strong communication, organisational and problem-solving skills are necessary.
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, ensuring projects are completed to a high standard and on schedule.
  • Ability to work as part of a flexible, dynamic team, while taking responsibility for individual tasks.
  • Understanding of GAMP 5 documentation standards is beneficial.
  • Ability to interpret electrical and pneumatic drawings is beneficial.
  • Experience with Ignition 8 SCADA package beneficial.
  • Experience in pharmaceutical industry beneficial.

Electrical Design Engineer

POSTED: NOVEMBER 2020

 

JOB DESCRIPTION / RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Design electrical systems for automated machinery/equipment.
  • Draw electrical schematics for these systems using EPLAN.
  • Build electrical panels and wire components for automated machinery projects.
  • General electrical work.
  • Machine fault-finding and troubleshooting.
  • Ability to work closely and communicate with project team.
  • Ensure the relevant wiring standards are being adhered to.

 

REQUIREMENTS


  • Minimum of 3 years industry experience of using EPlan.
  • Relevant qualification in area of electrical, electronics or related field.
  • Ability to read and understand electrical diagrams/schematics.
  • Experience in a similar role is beneficial.
  • Strong organisation and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure, while ensuring projects are completed to a high standard and on schedule.
  • Good communication skills combined with an imaginative and creative approach to problem solving.
  • Ability to work as part of a flexible, dynamic team, while taking responsibility for individual tasks.
  • Fluent in English, with good level of reading and writing skills.

Electrical Technician 

POSTED: DECEMBER 2020

 

JOB DESCRIPTION / RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Build electrical panels and wire components for automated machinery projects.
  • General electrical work.
  • Machine fault-finding and troubleshooting.
  • Ability to work closely and communicate with project team.
  • Ensure the relevant wiring standards are being adhered to.

 

REQUIREMENTS


  • Relevant qualification in area of electrical, electronics or related field.
  • Ability to read and understand electrical diagrams/schematics.
  • Experience in a similar role is beneficial.
  • Experience of using EPlan or solidworks electrical is beneficial.
  • Strong organisation and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure, while ensuring projects are completed to a high standard and on schedule.
  • Good communication skills combined with an imaginative and creative approach to problem solving.
  • Ability to work as part of a flexible, dynamic team, while taking responsibility for individual tasks.
  • Fluent in English, with good level of reading and writing skills.

Tool Maker

POSTED: NOVEMBER 2020

 

JOB DESCRIPTION / RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Machine high quality precision tooling parts according to engineering drawings provided.
  • Ensuring all specifications/tolerances are met on all tooling parts manufactured.
  • Continuously improving efficiency when manufacturings parts (i.e. can this part be manufactured more efficiently).
  • Design and manufacture production aids & fixturing to aid in tooling part manufacturing.
  • Perform routine maintenance and cleaning on the toolroom equipment.
  • Maintain toolroom cleanliness and housekeeping and ensure that others do also.
  • Take on other duties which the Company may assign you from time to time.

 

REQUIREMENTS


  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities and easily adapt in a challenging, fast paced environment.
  • Good team player who works well with colleagues or independently.
  • Fluent in English, with good level of reading and writing skills.
  • Fully Qualified Toolmaker
  • Toolroom experience
  • Mould making experience advantageous but not essential.
  • Ability to operate tool room equipment – lathes, mills, surface grinders.
  • EDM machining advantageous but not essential
  • CNC machining advantageous but not essential

Apprentice Toolmaker

POSTED: DECEMBER 2020

 

JOB DESCRIPTION / RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Machine high quality precision tooling parts according to engineering drawings provided.
  • Ensuring all specifications/tolerances are met on all tooling parts manufactured.
  • Continuously improving efficiency when manufacturing parts (i.e. can this part be manufactured more efficiently).
  • Design and manufacture production aids & fixturing to aid in tooling part manufacturing.
  • Perform routine maintenance and cleaning on the toolroom equipment
  • Maintain toolroom cleanliness and housekeeping and ensure that others do also.
  • Take on other duties which the Company may assign you from time to time.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities and easily adapt in a challenging, fast paced environment.
  • Good team player who works well with colleagues or independently.
  • Fluent in English, with good level of reading and writing skills.
  • Good attention to detail and strong ability to learn new techniques, systems, and technologies.
  • Previous Toolroom experience advantageous but not essential.Strong aptitude and interest in engineering.

About us

Allied Automation is dedicated to the development, design and Precision Engineering of custom automated equipment for many of the world’s leading Medical Device and Life Science companies.

Founded in 1998, the company was built on a foundation of expertise in high Precision Engineering, and we now partner with many of the world’s most progressive manufacturing companies.

Please check back here for new opportunities as they arise, or email your CV to us.