PLC Software Engineer - Rockwell / Allen Bradley

Samuel Frank Associates ltd
08 Mar 2018
07 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

PLC Software Engineer - £38-45k DOE + Overtime = c.£65-75k OTE – North West / Merseyside

Samuel Frank Associates require an experienced Allen Bradley / Rockwell PLC Software Engineer to join a very well established system integration business in the North West.

Knowledge of Rockwell’s RSLogix 5000 product is expected and ideally candidates might have had some experience with Schneider PLCs including Unity and or ProWORX.

Because of customer demands at peak periods this individual needs to be willing and able to work weekends and Bank Holidays when requested. Key shutdown periods are usually when school holidays take place and this is when all Engineers will be needed onsite. The client is also open to engineers working from home where the projects allow.

The successful hire will be able write PLC code from a Functional Design Specification to a very high standard. Because of the nature of the clients’ business there will be periods where high number of hours per week will be expected so engineers used to working in a project based environment where missing a deadline is not an option will be favorably considered. The client pays overtime for permanent staff so there is a fantastic opportunity to earn a much higher gross salary.

The successful applicant will ideally be able to commission on site hardware including the communication systems between variable speed drives, Intelligent Starters and other peripheral hardware using Ethernet, Modbus, CANopen, Interbus, Profibus etc.

Knowledge of the SCADA systems and HMIs listed is advantageous but not essential. The key to this role is a high level of experience writing PLC code from a range of vendors. Your background will ideally include some experience in automotive, materials handling, conveyors, baggage handling, or food & beverage.

The client offers an attractive salary range for the right calibre of engineer coupled with the overtime option and the opportunity to work on some systems involved in manufacturing truly global brands. The top end of the salary bracket will be achieved by senior level Engineers with relevant industry experience.

If you’d like to find out more then please send your CV today for immediate consideration.

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