Senior PLC Engineer

Reed Engineering
£32000 - £42000/annum Excellent package
10 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Reed Engineering is one of thirty specialisms within REED Specialist Recruitment that provide sector specific consultation, supporting talented engineers within manufacturing businesses throughout the UK.

My client is a well-established research institution possessing one the most advanced scientific facilities in the world, known for keeping the UK in the limelight for its scientific research. With plans to expand its engineering group, the company seek a PLC Engineer to join their mission in delivering machine protection systems and PLC based technical solutions across the business.

As the new PLC Engineer you will report into a Senior Technician, supporting them with complete life cycle support, working with customer groups to bring out requirements, designing PLC solutions, developing the software, commissioning and providing operational support.

The successful PLC Engineer will operate days only, 37 hours a week, Mon to Fri

Mon to Fri - 09:00 am to 5:00 pm (company operate to "flexitime")

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

* Possess a recognised qualification HND / HNC in Electronic Engineering.
* Strong ability solving technical problems and evaluating alternative courses of actions.
* Good ability fault finding of interlocks and subsystems.
* Demonstrate good ability operating self-sufficiently
* Knowledge of communication protocols - RS232/ 442/ 485 (desirable)
* Previous experience developing PLC software and the opearation of PLCs (desirable)

In return, the company are offering great career prospects & benefits including; choice of pension schemes, Further learning & development courses, On site facilities (café, library, recreation centre), Childcare vouchers, Work Life balance, Relocation support, Sickness Pay scheme, 25 days holiday, free parking and many other discounts.

If you are interested in discussing further then contact Jack Clarke today on (Apply online only) or alternatively email me at

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