Plant Automation Engineer Year-long Placement

Are you looking for an exciting placement opportunity with an innovative company?

AETC Limited is a UK division of the industry leading Precision Castparts Corp (PCC), which employs over 30,000 people across the globe. PCC is the world’s largest manufacturer of airfoil components for the aerospace and Industrial power generation markets.

An opportunity is available at our facility in West Yorkshire with potential travel to our Leicester facility.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, talented, ambitious and skilled individual who thrives on a challenge to undertake a 12 month placement within our IT team.


Hear from employees and graduates working at PCC

The individual will report to the IT Manager and duties would include:

  • Development of computer controlled manufacturing processes
  • Preparation of system and software specifications
  • Provide hardware design, including I/O, response units, PLC, network requirements and software
  • Develop software and integrate with any packaged SCADA software
  • Develop functional HMI solutions
  • Implement system and provide operator training
  • Process improvement

Working in a rewarding and challenging environment, you will be able to immerse yourself into a highly skilled and experienced team; allowing you to gain the expertise necessary to progress within this global industry.

To become part of our innovative team, you will need:

  • To be studying an engineering discipline preferable Electrical/Electronic engineering degree
  • Ideally with a systems/computer technology aspect
  • Strong communication skills and problem-solving ability
  • Competency to evaluate and integrate hardware and software on computers and programmable logic controllers in a networked environment
  • Understanding of database and networking with respect to automation data
  • To be a well motivated, self starter with drive and enthusiasm
  • To have excellent attention to detail and produce quality work within set timeframes
  • To have a structured, method driven approach to all work tasks

Opportunity Overview

  • Salary: Competitive
  • Placement Duration: Year-long
  • Location: West Yorkshire
  • Region: Yorkshire
  • Type: Work Placement / Internship

Disciplines accepted...

  • Electrical
  • Electronic

To Apply

If you’re ready to embark on a successful career in Engineering and have the skills to make a real difference, apply for this placement opportunity by forwarding your CV, with covering letter to or write to us at AETC Limited, Victoria Avenue, Yeadon, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS19 7AW.

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