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Automation Engineer - Pharmaceuticals

£competitive DOE | Kent |  Manufacturing, Engineering and Quality Assurance |  Permanent  | Ref:884792



Chris Costello

Which team do you work in?

I work as part of the Market Acces, HEOR and Value Comms team at Carrot Pharma Recruitment.

Which area do you specialise in?

I cover all Junior to Mid-Level roles within my sector. 

How do you keep up-to-date with the issues in your sector?

Speaking with candidates and clients on a daily basis, networking with colleagues internally and reading industry news and press releases. 

What's your favourite film and why?

Tough decision between Prisoners and No Country For Old Men - both are excellent films but No Country wins based on intensity and number of times I've watched it. 

If you could invent one thing what would it be?

Some knowledgeable football pundits for Sky to join Gary Neville. 

What makes you Distincly Different?

Having working within recruitment for a number of years both contract and permanent I believe I have a credible and knowledgeable background to help assist you with your next career move or next requirement! 



The Role

Lead Automation / Instrumentation Engineer - Healthcare Business - Kent - £Neg on Experience.


The Company

My client is a niche Healthcare Company who manufacture a range of treatments from their base in the South East. They are an established business with over 20 years' experience within their sectors.

A niche company within a very specialised area of Healthcare offering market leading health treatments.

An Opportunity to work on some fantastic projects leading the Automation function in the Engineering Department.


The Role

My client requires an experienced Automation / Controls Engineer to take ownership of all Manufacturing, Automation & Control Systems based on their Site Engineering Team.

  • You will take a senior role within the team supporting the Automation & Control systems through their lifecycles.

  • Provide technical knowledge on automation projects.

  • Continuous improvement initiatives and plant improvement projects.

  • Act as SME to all external regulatory bodies, suppliers and partners for Production/ Manufacturing Systems.



  • The successful individual must have a strong Engineering Manufacturing background within Automation Systems. (Pharma experience not essential but is desirable)

  • You must have 3 Years working on instrumentation/ automation systems.

  • Experience with PLC's & SCADA Systems.

  • Knowledge of Rockwell Systems would be advantageous.

  • A good level of communication skills.

  • Degree beneficial but not essential.

  • This client can offer a competitive base salary with a range of benefits including Life Assurance, Medical Insurance, Season Ticket Loans, Childcare Vouchers amongst others!


What should you do next?

This is a unique position to work for a genuine market leader within their area of expertise and a fantastic opportunity to lead their Automation function so please get in touch.

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