Our Current Vacancies:

Software Engineer, Plymouth

Job Tasks:

  • Generate PLC/HMI code for bespoke automated assembly and test equipment.
  • Establish communication protocols and integrate external peripheral equipment such as: vision systems, servo systems, robots, leak testers, ink-jet printers and laser markers.
  • Commission software/machines.
  • Provide training to customer engineers, maintenance technicians and operators in the use and operation of machine/system.
  • Undertake site visits to install equipment at customer premises (can be worldwide).
  • Liaise with customers, attend design briefings/reviews/teleconferences.
  • Generate detailed documentation upon project completion, including: flow charts, software design specification documentation and operating instructions for inclusion in machine manuals.


  • Experience in PLC logic and programming with any of the following PLCs: Omron, Allen Bradley, Siemens or Mitsubishi.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software, i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent problem solving and time management skills.
  • Self-motivated and highly organised.
  • Able to work as part of a team.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical/Electronic or Robotics Engineering is desired.

Please send us your CV and a covering letter to  

Quality Inspector, Plymouth

PTG Precision Engineers Ltd, a division of Applied Automation (UK) Ltd, is a Precision Engineering company manufacturing Components, Tooling, Jigs and Fixtures for the OEM, Workholding, Nuclear, Aerospace, Oil & Gas and Mass Transit sectors along with general engineered components.

Due to an internal promotion we are looking to recruit an experienced enthusiastic Quality Inspector to join the team.


  • Strong background in Engineering Manufacturing is essential, preferably with a minimum of 10 years’ experience
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, and customer specifications ensuring all components are within specified tolerances
  • Good understanding of geometric tolerances and symbols
  • Perform 1st off & Final Inspections including FAIR
  • High level of numeracy and general literacy, proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel & Word
  • Possesses attention to detail with the ability to prioritise essential
  • Competent in the use of a range of hand-held measuring equipment
  • CMM experience would be highly desirable
  • Experience in the calibration of Inspection equipment would be beneficial
  • Good communication and the ability to work within a small team
  • Ability to carry out internal audits preferable, auditor training can be provided
  • Must be familiar with the latest ISO 9001:2015 standard

Salary commensurate with experience

Please send us your CV and a covering letter to  

Application Sales Engineer, South of England

Looking for a new challenge? We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced sales engineer to join our leading automation company. You must have a good engineering and controls background.

This post will cover the following postcode areas: BH, GU, PO, SO, SP and RG. You will be self-motivated and hold a full driving licence.

You will join an experienced team in technical sales, supporting a range of leading brands including SMC Pneumatics, Omron Electronics, Rittal, Weidmuller, Universal Robots and Eaton. Appropriate training covering our global brand portfolio will be given.

For the successful candidate, we will offer a competitive salary, 25 days holiday and a company car. To apply send your CV and a brief covering letter to