Automation / PLC Controls Engineer

Recruiter
Apex Engineering Solutions ltd
Location
Blackburn, Blackburn with Darwen
Salary
£50000 - £60000/annum All Overtime paid at premium rates
Posted
17 Jul 2017
Closes
16 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are currently recruiting for a site based Automation Engineer for a Market leading business within the Automation Industry who provide automation support across a range of manufacturing clients to help improve productivity . This is a permanent role that has been created due to continued expansion. The successful candidate will have a demonstrable background working within an Automation based role within a manufacturing environment. Experience working with Beckhoff / Siemens PLCS and FANUC/ ABB Robotics would be highly advantageous.
This is a Days based role Monday - Friday with large amount of overtime available

Role Description
*Support Customer's automation systems to aid in improving productivity.
*To support the introduction of new projects on time and within budget constraints
*Fault finding and rectification of PLC's - Beckhoff/ Siemens
*Experience working with Robotics - ABB, Fanuc, Kuka or similar.
*PLC software and hardware programming, operating and diagnostics
*General Automation
*Strong knowledge of IT.
*Automation of existing plant & equipment, support equipment improvements and new equipment specification.
*Maintaining up to date task list for all ongoing service tasks.

Skills and Qualifications
*Demonstrable experience working within an Automation Engineering
*Strong working knowledge of PLC's ( Beckhoff / Siemens)
*Strong working knowledge of Robotics ( ABB/ Fanuc/ Kuka)
*Expereince working within a Manufacturing environment
*Strong customer service mind set