PLC Engineer

10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
PLC Engineer
£30-45k per annum

A leading automation and business intelligence company specialising in Automation, Controls and IT Solutions and Services seeks a new PLC Engineer to join their team. The role involves the design and implementation of PLC Control Systems and related software, as well as hardware engineering activities for a variety of industrial control system applications. Although the role is largely based in their Staffordshire office, there will be occasional periods of working at various client sites in the UK.

Job description:
* Development of PLC system design and options from customer requirements
* PLC programming of control systems from designs (especially Schneider systems)
* Involvement in the whole system life cycle from design through to coding and testing, instillation and configuration, and documentation.
* Meeting project deadlines and liaising with team members
* Instillation and configuration/ testing at customer sites

The ideal candidate will have a relevant engineering degree and possess certain personality attributes including: Confident and able to use own initiative, works well under pressure to meet deadlines, high level of accuracy, good communication skills and flexible working methods. The following requirements are also necessary:
* Good client facing and team working skills
* Knowledge of PLC system design life cycle
* Willingness to travel
* Full UK driving license
* UK Security Cleared (Essential)
Some more desirable skills include:
* Mentoring skills
* Network architecture design
* Experience in Nuclear
* IEC61131 PLC Coding Standards

This is an exceptional company, renowned for its project delivery, quality and safety, innovation and technical excellence. If you're interested in the role please APPLY or for more details or to generally discuss the role, call Kate Haynes at Orion Electrotech, Reading.

Orion Electrotech Ltd acts as both an Employment Business and Employment Agency and complies with the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations Act 2003.

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