Lead Controls Engineer

Recruiter
MAP Design & Engineering
Location
Oldham
Posted
12 Jan 2018
Closes
10 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Lead Controls Engineer - Leading Edge Automation | Oldham £45,000 - £60,000 + Full benefits package * Rapidly expanding bespoke machine supplier seek an ambitious and driven PLC/drives controls engineer. * Experience of programming Allen Bradley (ideally) or Siemens PLC's and drives is a key requirement. * Exceptional training and career structure for the right person with the ambition and desire to make the most of it. * Ideally suited to someone seeking variety and leading edge technology. The Company This is an outstanding leader in bespoke automation and special purpose machinery which treads new ground with their unique application of technology and original concepts. They supply into a range of blue chip companies across many different industries and have been expanding rapidly over the last 5 years, currently having a full 20 month order book. Make sure you are the person to make the most of this opportunity. The Role You will be carrying out a range of PLC, robotics and AC/DC drive software programming and modification work. You will also be considering safety, standards, cost, reliability and ease of manufacturing within your design as well as supporting prototype and machinery builds. You will be writing PLC & HMI software and configure networks for the company standard suppliers which currently includes the following packages: * Siemens Step7 * Siemens TIA Portal * Siemens WinCC Flex * Rockwell Studio 5000 (RSLogix) * Rockwell FactoryTalk View Studio You will be configuring drives from the company standard suppliers which currently includes the following: * Parker Hannifin 650 & 890 * Rockwell Powerflex & Kinetix The Person You need a solid background in controls software programming from scratch as well as specifying, modifying and programming drives and other associated automation. You will be either an aspiring or existing lead automation engineer with a genuine passion for leading edge controls automation. The company are open on background but a can-do attitude and passion for problem solving are a must. Any experience with Allen Bradley and Siemens PLC's would be an advantage (although not essential). In Return A dynamic and rewarding environment which will challenge and improve your skills and lead to a multitude of career opportunities. You will also be supported via excellent training and development. If you are interested please apply using the link or call James Taylor on (Apply online only) Alternative Job Titles: PLC Design Engineer, Electrical Designer, Controls Engineer, Electrical CAD Engineer PLC Programmer