Automation & Digital Manufacturing

Advanced automation and connectivity is transforming business across many sectors and will contribute to economic growth by ultimately improving productivity levels.

This is the digital manufacturing revolution, or Industry 4.0 that is seeing a transformation of the workplace as well as the nature of work itself.

Already, high-volume process led manufacturing sectors including Food & Drink (FMCG) and Automotive, plus Warehousing & Distribution (3PL) are at the forefront of change with many sectors as well as smaller companies following suit.

Sector Coverage

Growth within the sector for automation engineers with specific software, controls engineering, and technical sales experience is high. However, our assignments range from contract appointments to support a project through to complete engineering teams and associated commercial support across the following disciplines and areas of expertise.


  • Product Design & Engineering
  • Test & Measurement
  • Project & Programme
  • Systems Engineering
  • Performance Engineering
  • Predictive Simulation
  • Systems Integration
  • Machine Learning
  • Natural Language Processing NLP
  • Manufacturing, Production & Process
  • Electronics, Software & Control Systems
  • Lean Continuous Improvement
  • Purchasing, Supply Chain & Logistics
  • Quality – Supplier, Product and QMS
  • Field Service / Customer Support
  • Integration Engineering / IoT
  • Business Development, Sales & Marketing
  • Health, Safety & Environmental
  • Operations Management
  • Human Resources

John Woodhouse

Principal Consultant

If you'd like to find out more about our automation recruitment service, get in touch with John using the details below.

  01789 201 040

Automation Jobs

Controls Systems Engineer

Birmingham £ 44,000 - £ 51,000 p.a. + benefits Permanent

A leading manufacturer of complex special purpose machinery serving high technology sectors has a new vacancy for a Control Systems Engineer to join the team. An experienced engineer you will contribute to the design, development and commissioning of industrial control solutions.   &nb...

Electronics Engineer

Slough £ 35,000 - £ 70,000 p.a. Permanent

Leading Mechanical & Electrical Engineering Contractor providing full Mechanical and Electrical Contracting Services which includes High Voltage and Medium Voltage Design & Construction services are currently seeking an Electrical Engineer to add to their expanding team.     Th...

Senior Embedded Controls Software Engineer

UK £ Negotiable + Excellent Benefits Permanent

Role Title:     Senior Controls Embedded Software Engineer   Position:    Permanent   Location:    Greater Belfast   Remuneration:    Competitive salary commensurate with the level of t...

Manufacturing Engineer - DMA

Liverpool £ 35,000 - £ 45,000 p.a. Permanent

The Manufacturing Technology Centre is a UK success story - created to provide manufacturing systems solutions in an agile environment in partnership with industry, academia and other institutions. Working in partnership with Consilium Recruit they are seeking a Manufacturing Engineer t...