Automation Design Engineer - PLC Software

Marcus Webb Associates Limited
Bristol (County), UK
£35000 - £45000/annum + benefits
11 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Automation Design Engineer – Machinery (PLC programming)

Bristol area, South West UK
£35-45k + benefits

Due to expansion, a new position has been created within this successful machinery company for an experienced automation design engineer with experience of PLC programming .

The company is involved with the design, development and manufacture of bespoke capital equipment for metal forming, manufacturing industry.

The role would involve working within a small team to design and develop electrical and control software for machinery systems, design and implementation of PLC code and HMI screens and Simulation, testing and debugging of code.

Skills / Knowledge Required:
• Ideally a degree or higher in a relevant subject (e.g. Mechatronics, Software engineering, Electrical engineering, Computer science)
• Proven experience as an Automation design engineer working on control software for capital equipment or production machinery for metal forming or similar
• Good working knowledge of PLC and automation - B&R Automation Studio (ideally), Siemens TIA Portal, Mitsubishi GX developer would be ideal
• You will need a good working knowledge of hardware / software interfacing and implementation of communication protocols
• Engineers with strong analytical and development skills with PLC Ladder logic or structured text would be ideal
• Motivated, enthusiastic and keen with excellent communications skills, the ability to manage projects and work directly with customers
• Knowledge of some of the following would be useful: Hydraulics, Pneumatics, servo control, automation, mechatronics, and PLC control

This role is based in North Somerset and is commutable from Bristol, Weston Super Mare, Wells, Bath and Bridgwater