Selby, UK
Posted 1 month ago

Who We Are

Owned by the Italian Frandino Group and originally founded in the 1950s as a fruit distillery, Sedamyl has grown to become one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of wheat derivatives such as starches, sweeteners, proteins and alcohol for major food and industrial sectors worldwide. In 2012 the group expanded its international presence by opening a plant in Selby, UK.


What We Do

Sedamyl UK, uses Yorkshire-grown wheat in its production, which is purchased from a network in excess of 1,000 local farmers, so providing a valuable and sustained revenue stream. The announcement in 2021 to invest a further £80m in expanding both its distilling and liquid sweetener production, significantly boosts an already growing workforce to around 150 employees, creating in excess of 75 new jobs for the area.


What we are looking for

We are seeking Junior Controls Engineers to join our growing Automation Team to support all day-to-day electrical and PLC/SCADA issues and activities. Responsibilities include:

  • Assist the team to ensure all tasks are performed in line with company standard procedures
  • Produce accurate job-related documentation
  • Conduct checks to ensure all materials required for completing tasks are correctly delivered to the workplace
  • Support with specification, testing, development, and programming as required


Essential Skills:

  • Some experience of PLC and SCADA programming would be beneficial
  • Sound knowledge of electric circuit and control systems integration
  • Knowledge of fieldbus and network distributions, industrial automation protocols and IET 18th edition
  • Good computer skills (assembling and configuring)
  • Ability to work as a part of a team


Reward & Benefits:

Competitive salary

40-hour week Monday – Friday 08:30-17:00 plus overtime

32 holidays per year including Bank Holidays

Generous Pension Scheme

Life Assurance Scheme

Healthcare scheme available after one year service


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