Automation Engineer

  • Salary: £14.81 - £19.75 per hour
  • REF Number: v-51625
  • Consultant: Natasha Young
  • Contact: 01438 870011
  • Date Published: 27.03.2024
  • Industry: Pharmaceutical
  • Location: Sandwich, Kent, England
  • Functional Expertise: Automation

CK Group are recruiting for an Automation Engineer to join a company in the Pharmaceutical industry at their site based in Sandwich on a contract basis for 12 months.


Hourly: £14.81- £19.75 PAYE or £16.60- £22.13 Umbrella 

Automation Engineer Role:

  • Daily support of systems that are utilized and managed by Drug Product Manufacturing.
  • Learn and practice with the systems to develop a front-end and back-end knowledge base. Serve as a technical trainer and assist team members with ideas for improvements and troubleshooting.
  • Contribute to the completion of projects, develop plans for own projects and leads small project teams.
  • Own and maintain configuration specifications and other technical documentation.
  • Creation, ownership and execution of validation and change management process deliverables.

Your Background:

  • BS degree in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent discipline with previous experience in engineering or automation.
  • Demonstrated experience in a pharmaceutical / medical device setting.
  • Technical Writing Experience.
  • Knowledge of Computerized Systems, Compliance regulations and standards.
  • Experience in a GMP manufacturing production environment.
  • Experience with GMP Validation Lifecycles (Equipment or Software).


Our client is one of the world's premier innovative biopharmaceutical companies, discovering, developing and providing over 160 different medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products to help improve the lives of millions of people in the UK and around the world every year.


This role is based at our clients site in Sandwich. 


It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK. Please quote job reference T56766 in all correspondence.

Please note:  

This role may be subject to a satisfactory basic Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

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