Controls and Automation Engineer

Recruiter
First Recruitment Services Limited
Location
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Salary
40000.0000
Posted
11 Jun 2017
Closes
11 Jul 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our specialist and highly established client is seeking a Controls and Automation Engineer to join their team in Mid Sussex.

We are looking for a Controls and Automation Engineer with design experience to work alongside the engineering team on full life cycle of existing and new products.

Key responsibilities:

  • Create electrical BOMs using Microsoft Navision.
  • Design electrical drawings using AutoCAD Electrical 2017.
  • Communicate and meet with suppliers.
  • Design new PLC and HMI software and modify existing software.
  • Help to commission machines for FAT.
  • Write operation and maintenance manuals.
  • Assist customers with technical inquiries via email or telephone.
  • Occasional travel to customer sites UK and worldwide for breakdowns and software modifications.

Key Skills:

  • Electrical and software design experience.
  • AutoCAD Electrical 2017 experience
  • PLC and HMI writing experience in any of the following: Siemens, Allen Bradley, Mitsubishi or Omron.
  • Strong technical document writing skills using Microsoft Office products.
  • Confident and professional manner when communicating with customers.
  • Eligible to work in the UK and travel worldwide.
  • Full UK driving licence or equivalent.

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience with Siemens S110/S120 servos.
  • Knowledge of any of the following: Variable Speed Drives, Flow Meters, Weigh Scale platforms and terminals (Mettler Toldeo, Avery, Bizerba)
  • Microsoft Navision.

Job Specifics:

  • 35 hours per week (flexibility will be expected in order to meet deadlines)
  • 7% company pension contribution
  • Annual performance related bonus
  • Annual pay review
  • Generous holiday entitlement

Excellent opportunity to join a superb company.

First Recruitment Services is acting as an Employment Agency for this Vacancy.