PLC Controls Engineer

Recruiter
Proactive Technical Recruitment Ltd
Location
Derby
Salary
£40000/annum pension, holiday
Posted
09 Jul 2017
Closes
08 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
I am currently searching for a PLC Controls Engineer to join a progressive, fast growing and leading automation systems integration company that specialise with the materials handling sector. The ideal candidate will be responsible for programming, testing and commissioning all low level controls systems. Furthermore the PLC controls engineer identifies opportunities for continuous improvement during the life span of the installed systems.

Educational requirements:

* BSc or HND/HNC in Electrical, Electronic, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience in similar work.

Technical Requirements:

* Experience with ladder logic on Siemens Step7 or similar experience.
* Experience with bus systems (ASI-BUS, PROFIBUS, CAN BUS, etc.)
* Experience with different actuators and sensors (SICK sensors, SEW drives, etc.)
* Ability to read, analyse, and interpret technical journals.
* Ability to write technical user and procedure manuals.
* To be able to respond to detailed inquiries or complaints from internal and external customers verbally and in written form.
* To apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations and permutations.
* to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as analysis, frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity
* Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables in situations where only limited standardisation exists

Proactive Company Description

Proactive's automation team successfully appoint professionals at varying levels of seniority, from hands on engineers through to Management and Director level appointments. With a dedicated team of specialist consultants, we have a successful track record with our clients, partnering with them to cover a wide range of skill sets. Our focus is purely on the Automation sector - with a specific focus on the following markets:

Automated warehousing

* Parcel & postal
* Automotive
* Process
* Machine building
* Water, waste management & recycling
* Theme parks

Application Process If you have the above skills and wish to be considered for this position or find out more details then please contact Matthew Crate-Fox on (Apply online only) or submit your CV to (url removed). Proactive also offer a referral scheme for successful applicants - if you know anyone that could be suited to this position then please contact Proactive with their details and if they are placed by Proactive you will receive between £(Apply online only). *T&Cs apply I will endeavour to contact all applicants however if you do not hear from me within two weeks then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful.

Proactive Technical Recruitment is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.
Proactive Technical Recruitment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy