Technical Services Manager (Automation)

Full time

Southampton, United Kingdom


We have an immediate requirement for a Technical Services Manager to manage our Systems Integration / Automation team from our offices in Southampton. The Technical Services Manager will report to the General Manager and responsibilities include, but are not limited to;

Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Managing a team of Automation Engineers
  • Pre-Contract Site Surveys
  • Quotation Preparation in collaboration with tendering team
  • Resource analysis and allocation in collaboration with Project Manager
  • Solution investigations and development (optioneering).
  • Equipment Selection and Purchasing
  • Report writing
  • Definition of control system documentation (FDS, SDS, FAT, SAT)
  • Ensuring of completion of projects to programme, within budget and ensuring adherence to contractual obligations

In addition to the primary responsibilities above, there will also be secondary responsibilities that may need to be carried out depending on project requirements these to include:

  • Configuration and programming of multiple PLC, HMI, SCADA and telemetry systems including:
  • Siemens (S7, WinCC etc)
  • Allen Bradley (ControlLogix, CompactLogix, SLC, Panelview etc)
  • Schneider (M340, Magelis, Talus4e, Intouch, ClearSCADA etc)
  • Mitsubishi (A, FX and Q range, Mitsubishi HMIs (Beijer)

Skills / Background:

  • A background of working as a Senior Automation Engineer
  • Previous experience leading a team of Automation Engineers
  • Writing standard library functions with full documentation
  • Definition of specifications and standards
  • Industrial Network Protocols (ProfiNet / Modbus etc)
  • IT / OT network configuration
  • Relevant engineering qualification or by experience
  • Experience of working within NEC 3 / 4 contract environments
  • Knowledge of the water / wastewater industry advantageous


At Te Tech, we offer the opportunity for career development and progression within a professional working environment, and we strongly support and encourage employees to gain professional qualifications. Our company benefits package includes;

  • Competitive salary
  • 24 days holiday (increasing with service) + 8 bank holidays
  • Sponsored Professional Membership scheme
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Flexible Working (based on a core-hours system)
  • Hybrid working
  • Free parking, including EV charging facilities on-site
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Bike to Work Scheme

About Te-Tech:

Te-Tech Process Solutions Ltd is part of the Trant Engineering Group. We are a product and process technology provider, providing water and wastewater treatment solutions to municipal, commercial, and industrial clients within the UK and international markets. We design, custom build and install a wide range of high-quality control panels, motor control centres (MCC’s) and automation systems, offering conventional, intelligent, and withdrawable systems with outstanding reliability and functionality.

We offer a full range of multi discipline engineering services including design, procurement, installation, project delivery and commissioning. Advanced technology and innovation are at the core of our business, enabling us to provide high quality, efficient solutions to our clients.

Te-Tech Process Solutions Ltd is the newest company within the Trant Engineering Group, established in 2021 and with our continued work and predicted growth, it’s an excellent time to join the business and to be part of growing something innovative and exciting.

Equal Opportunities:

Trant Engineering Limited is committed to equal opportunities for all and we do not discriminate on the grounds of race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, gender, disability, or age.

To apply for this position, please contact or call our internal recruitment team on 02380 665544.

*Please note, due to the volume of applications we are not always able to contact each applicant individually. If you have not heard from us within 10 working days of application, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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