PLC Software Engineer

Samuel Frank Associates ltd
Sutton Coldfield
09 Feb 2017
09 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
PLC Software Engineer - Staffordshire - Siemens S7 - Special Purpose Machinery - £32-40k

Samuel Frank Associates require an experienced PLC Software Engineer join a special purpose machine manufacturer in the Staffordshire area. The successful PLC Software Engineer will have a demonstrable track record in writing Siemens PLC software for special purpose machinery. The client offers the chance to work on a variety of bespoke machine applications in a relaxed and friendly environment.

Key skills required include -

- PLC programming (Ladder, STL) experience with Siemens S7-300 PLCs
- HMI programming experience with Siemens WinCC flexible 2008
- Good understanding of safety circuits (safety relays, failsafe PLCs)

Control Engineers with experience of the following will be considered favourably -

- Setup and optimise servo/inverter drives (Sinamics S120, G120, etc.) using Siemens Starter Tool
- Design/modify electrical schematics using AutoCAD
- Technical documentation writing skills
- Good understanding of electrical standards for machinery design (e.g. EN 60204)

The successful applicant will write PLC software from scratch and/or modify existing software for projects as well as designing HMI screens from scratch and/or modifying existing HMI screens for projects.

You'll also be involved in full machine commissioning from power-up right through to completion as well as final machine commissioning at customer sites (mainly UK).

The role is commutable from Lichfield, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, Walsall, Cannock, Tamworth, Burton-on-Trent and Nuneaton.

Please apply today for an immediate response!