Controls and Automation Engineer

First Recruitment Services Limited
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
11 Jun 2017
11 Jul 2017
Contract Type
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.