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Blueprint Recruitment urgently require a Software Engineer for our client in the Glasgow area.
This is a 12 month contract - 36.5 hours pw - Competitive salary.
You will work closely with the Electrical Engineers to provide real time programming solutions to support the implementation of machine control software and control systems. You will be highly analytical and should possess working knowledge of PLC programming and be familiar with the whole life cycle of programming, testing and documentation completion. Developing our clients business goes hand in hand with developing your people's skills, with the support of the Section Leader, you will be open to career progression and continued self-development in order to reach personal and business goals.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
o Automation System design
o Programming and configuration of Automation Systems and System Management Tools
o Testing and assistance during commissioning of control systems
o Documentation of program specifications and test procedures
Provide support and training for Automation Products and available diagnostic methods and tools
Keep abreast of engineering developments, trends, equipment and processes and advise Line Manager if these could be applied to improve current work practices, equipment, products etc.
o Support Engineering, Production and Sales departments regarding Automation Products
o Responsible for delivery on time to agreed delivery dates
o Ensure client comments are reviewed and responded to in a timely manner
o Ensure customer care is at the foremost position
o Responsible for self-workload in order to plan and schedule ensuring all deadlines are achieved
o Global Travel required as dictated by project needs (worldwide travel) for client meetings, and to provide site installation, commissioning and testing support
o Liaise with QA on quality issues.
o Carry out other duties as and when business requirements dictate as may be reasonably expected by Engineering Manager
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
Able to understand, evaluate and apply technical information
Anticipates the impact of change and rises to the challenge, with the ability to accept risk and uncertainty
Be willing to provide colleagues with the information they need to complete their tasks and eliminate roadblocks
Be quick to identify critical information and respond appropriately
Able to apportion time effectively to complete tasks
Able to define, work within and improve business processes based on immediate and future business needs
Anticipates obstacles and is prepared with contingency plans so as not to impede the drive to the goal
Confident and professional when representing the company in person and in writing
Aspiring and keen to advance within the organisation
Personal and Interpersonal
A strong sense of customer focus (internal/external)
A candid team player who collaborates with peers to solve problems
Committed to self-improvement and development through the role in order to achieve career goals
Qualifications: BSc in Electrical/Mechanical or Mechatronics Engineering or equivalent
Experience: Working knowledge within a similar position
Skills, training or special knowledge PLC programming
Working knowledge of Siemens S7 /TIA Portal
Working knowledge of Rockwell RSlogix5000
Knowledge of HMI and Scada programming
Computer literacy (MS Word, Excel, Access, Project, Outlook)
Working knowledge of C++
Working knowledge of VBA
Working knowledge of Networking and network protocols
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