Electrical Technician | Electrician | Automation

Electrical Technician | Electrician | Automation


Connect 4 are seeking skilled Electricians and Electrical Technicians for prestigious projects around the UK and Europe. Being a skilled Electrician/Electrical Technician, you will need experience within the automation industry. Projects will involve the installation and commissioning of robotic/automated production lines, control panel wiring, reading detailed electrical drawings and schematic plans and assembly of tooling beds, grippers, conveyor belt systems.


Key Skills needed:

Electrical Technician/Electrician


Control panel wiring

Machine wiring

Installing of trunking

Assembly of tooling beds, grippers, conveyor belt systems etc.

Following electrical drawings and schematic plans


Type: Contract

Location: UK and Europe

Robot Programmer | Fanuc | Programming | Robot

Robot Programmer | Fanuc | Programming | Robot

Connect 4 are working with a globally recognised company that turn over £1.5 Billion a year. The company has recently invested in the North East by building a new facility that needs a skilled robot programmer to help with the programming of Fanuc robots within the automotive/PWT/Powertrain industry specifically looking at Robot Programming within powertrain.

Key Skills Needed:

Robot Programmer

Experience within robot programming

Experience with Fanuc robots

Experience with powertrain (beneficial but not essential)

Automotive (beneficial but not essential)

Type: Contract

Rate: £35 per hour (negotiable)

Location: Sunderland

Controls Project Manager | Project Engineer | Powertrain

Connect 4 are looking for a skilled Project manager/Project Engineer with powertrain/BIW experience.

Job Description:

  • Manage a Controls team and coordinate with sales, estimating, mechanical and Controls TL’s and installation and commissioning team.
  • Understand the requirements for Controls Hardware, Fluids, Software design, the interface requirements with equipment needs, to produce an estimate that supports the proposed solutions.
  • Develop relationships with the Customer to ensure they are confident with technical solutions, costs & resource support / strategy to deliver the project.
  • Manage a team of Controls engineers and respective TL’s supporting the delivery of Control System projects.
  • Demonstrate Lessons learnt are being followed up.
  • At all times be aware of the project status including timing and scope changes.
  • Be able to support all Controls, robotic and joining technical issues.
  • Be able to support and coordinate the design and commissioning of PLC / Safety software, robot programming and joining technology activities if required.
  • Visit the Customer to ensure what was agreed is being delivered & understand new project work strategies.
  • Support Customer changes with cost & technical solutions.
  • Be prepared to support the controls teams on the customers sites as required to deliver the project within the agreed restraints.
  • Close the project in a timely manner including producing all required documentation.
  • Complete Systems training to the customer if required.

Person / Experience Required:

  • Must have worked on Industrial Automation solutions preferably within the BIW/PWT sectors
  • Proven background and history within project coordination, delivery, technical leadership and equipment commissioning.
  • Be conversant and experienced with PLC & Robotic Systems
  • Be conversant and experienced with Motion Control Systems.
  • Be conversant with Microsoft main stream software packages that must include MS Project.
  • Strong communication skills at all levels.
  • Demonstrable experience of problem solving & implementation of countermeasures.
  • Be prepared if required to work within our Sectors of the Company’s organization to support International projects and use of common standards.


  • Minimum HNC in Electrical Engineering and have an appreciation of Mechanical / Robotic engineering.
  • Training qualification to support PLC programming.
  • Experience of main stream joining technologies, such as spot welding, riveting and sealant
  • Significant customer site working experience.
  • Formal project management qualifications / experience preferred