Controls Engineer

11 Jan 2018
11 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
The Engineering Operations team play an important part ensuring we are able to continue with our high level of customer service.

As a control Engineer, you will undertake the day to day reactive and planned engineering activities and improvement works at the CFC. The main task is providing front line support to the Ocado Automation Control team to ensure that control issues, including PLC code related issues within our live operational systems are investigated and resolved as quickly as possible.

Responsibilities include:

Where a hardware fault is identified, activate a pre-defined workaround or make temporary modifications to PLC code to allow the operation to continueWork with the Automation Control teal to diagnose and deploy the required code fixesProvide front line issues investigation of live production control systems (hardware and software) including the use of relevant diagnostic tools such as Profibus / Can Bus networks, Bar Code ReadersCarry out planned maintenance across the siteAnalyse data and find solutions to improve MHE performanceWhat are we looking for?

Good technical & experienced hands-on ability relating to automation hardware and softwareA good understanding of PLC control system architecture and field control devicesA good understanding of DC motor controlsOnline code monitoring, modification and development with Siemens S7 300/400 PLC’sExperience with SCADA and Siemens HMI systemsExperience in a warehouse, distribution, production or FMCG environmentUnderstanding of Control System Communication Protocols such as WCS and WMS systemsFully computer literateGood communication, organisation and planning skillsSound analytical skills, able to look at data and solve problems with full customer focus and determination to deliver results under time critical situationsThis is a shift based role involving working days, nights and weekends

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