Senior Automation Engineer

Andros is a family-owned company based in south west France with a turnover of over 2.5 billion Euros. It is a leading European fruit transformation and chilled dairy producer manufacturing the internationally famous brand Bonne Maman, as well as many private label products.

Bonne Maman has seen significant success in the UK over recent years becoming brand leader of the jam category in 2013 and is now a major player in chilled desserts and yoghurt. Bonne Maman is known for its simple, great quality, natural products evoking a homely welcoming and trustworthy brand.

To support with growth, we are now seeking a Senior Automation Engineer at our Oldford site.

Main tasks & responsibilities:

• Upgrade outdated automation equipment

• Develop automation specifications and functional analyses for industrial projects

• Manage contractors and engineers during projects

• Automation expertise to support the engineering team

• Monitor site automation

•  On-call duties in rotation


  • Subject matter expert in automation.
  • Experience working with Schneider equipment or Rockwell.
  • Managing automation projects
  • Experience in programming the SCADA system WONDERWARE would be beneficial.
  • Supervisory experience
  • Experience of Food industry would be beneficial.
  • Excellent fault finding and route cause analysis skills.
  • Understanding of Health & Safety and legislation requirements.
  • Confident in autonomous decision making and team working

Candidate Profile:

• Self-motivated, confident, and results-driven

• Positive attitude and ability to collaborate well with the engineering team and all site departments

• Willingness to learn and adopt new technologies

• Good communication and organizational skills

• Proficient in numeracy and literacy

• Logical problem-solving skills

• Flexible and able to provide support outside of regular work hours

Company Package

Market Leader in their products and sector
Company pension 6% employer contribution
25 days holiday + 8 lieu days
Company sick pay after qualifying period
4 x Death in Service
Longservice recognition
Wellbeing – Free eye tests, £90 towards prescription glasses and free flu jabs


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