Job description – An Automation Engineer primarily supports manufacturing, utilities and facilities operations, as well as the operation and maintenance of the entire plant’s automation and control systems. Responsible for the support and execution of automation qualification as well as the resolution of all automation-related issues, the Automation Engineer will also develop Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and implement maintenance programmes for the automation and control systems. In addition, managing vendor service contracts as well as preparing the operation and maintenance budget will also come under the purview of this role.
Salary ranges* based on years of experience ($) –
- 1-5 years: 39,000 – 75,000
Ideal background – Bachelor’s degree in engineering, knowledge of automated systems, previous experience of control/instrumentation in relevant industry.
Career path – Senior Engineer > Engineering Manager > Engineering Director