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Systems Engineer

Posted 30 days ago Apply by 21 November 2019

Job Description

Location: Witney, Oxfordshire
Renumeration: Competitive salary and excellent benefits.

World leader in blood glucose monitoring, Abbot Diabetes Care designs, develops and manufactures glucose monitoring systems for use in both home and hospital settings.

We have a Centre of Excellence in Witney for the manufacture of electrodes and biosensors used by patients and healthcare professionals for the day-to-day management of diabetes. The Operations group is the largest team in the Witney facility, producing high volumes of test strips and biosensors each year to the stringent quality standards demanded by European and US authorities and our internal quality systems.

As a result of strong business growth, industry-leading product development in the biosensor business and a long-term commitment to high volume manufacturing in out Witney Centre of Excellence, we now have an opportunity for a Systems Engineer to join our Operations Group, working within the biosensor manufacturing area of the business.

To be successful, you will need experience of working on complex automation projects and developing solutions to complex automation needs.

You will need to be a degree qualified control systems Engineer, ideally within Electronic Engineering or equivalent. You will bring experience in the creation of PLC programmes for HV custom automation machinery, with exposure of Siemens S7 being essential and Allen Bradley preferred.

You will also need to be able to demonstrate a track record of accomplishing your objectives, working proactively, and managing your own time effectively. As we operate in a highly-regulated industry, you must be able to demonstrate the ability to follow procedures and create accurate documents and records of your work. Experience in Medical Device production equipment or a similar environment is preferred.

This is a fantastic opportunity to become a valued member of a highly skilled Engineering team working with brand new state-of-the-art automation in a fast growing area of our business. Engineering skill is key to us, with members working in areas including projects, process, systems, software, R&D and machine vision. We also have our own fully equipped workshop.

As you'd expect from an innovative global health care company, we offer a competitive range of benefits including excellent salaries, a class-leading defined contribution pension scheme, private healthcare, life assurance, subsidised canteen and a flexible benefits scheme.

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An equal opportunity employer – Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

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Sector Electronics
Location South East
Hours Full time
Contract Type Permanent
Minimum Degree Grade Required 3rd
Applicant needs to be eligible to work in the UKYes

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