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Systems Engineer

Location: Llantrisant

Salary/Rate: Competitive

Type: Permanent

Closing Date:

Job Reference: 4485781

Food manufacturers are looking for a systems engineer to join their newly automated sites.

Your new company

FEI Foods Ltd is a market-leading FMCG business based in South Wales, specialising in own-brand rice and grain products. The business has enjoyed significant growth in recent years which has been facilitated by increased customer demand, continued diversification of their product range and ongoing investment from their parent company, the Marbour Group. With over 500 employees across our sites, FEI Foods Ltd is committed to recruiting talented and driven professionals to join the business on its impressive growth journey.

As a business, FEI Foods Ltd is passionate about:

  • The Quality of their products and processes.
  • The Service they offer their customers.
  • The Innovation they bring to the industry.
  • Their People that shape their business.
  • Their Operational Excellence that drives success after success.

FEI Foods is a leader in the food industry, with over 20 years of experience, a global presence, and a reputation for innovation and excellence.

Your new role

You will be responsible for managing our recently installed automation systems alongside our supervisory control and data acquisition system. You will also be responsible for our factory IT infrastructure and managing the disaster recovery process. Another part of the job will require you to take a proactive role in developing and future-proofing our systems in line with business requirements, alongside coaching and mentoring the team of engineers around you.

What you'll need to succeed

The successful candidate needs to have a manufacturing Automation Specialist backed up with a minimum of a BSc in Engineering Systems or equivalent. Strong Project Management skills will also be required, so experience is favoured. Understanding and Functional knowledge of PLC’s, HMI Programming and Autocad are also highly advantageous.

What you'll get in return

Alongside a very competitive salary, the successful applicant will receive:

Holiday Entitlement – 25 days plus bank holidays.

Pension – 5% Employee & 3% Employer

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.


If this job isn't quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion about your career.

- Christopher Johnson

Contact: Christopher Johnson

Office: 2nd Floor, 3 Temple Quay, Temple Back East

Phone: 01173746340

Email: chris.johnson@hays.com

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