Control Software Engineer

Automation Experts Ltd
11 Mar 2018
19 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Reporting to the UK Director of Engineering, this role is to create PLC and servo / motion control systems in a multi-tasking environment, including BASIC programming in real time applications, preferably with high speed machinery.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working within a machine manufacturing/automation environment, with Rockwell, PLC, MicroLogix, CompactLogix,ControlLogix including Servo Motion and all associated HMI’s and Siemens PLC S7-200, S7-300, S7-1200, S7-1500 and associated HMI’s. Motion Control systems eg: Trio, Baldor, ABB & B&R. With PackML or Power Programming a distinct advantage.

? Working closely with engineering team members, including mechanical and electrical engineers, project managers, and assemblers to develop a thorough understanding of the companies' equipment and functionality.

? Plan and organise daily work schedule in line with production schedule and customer delivery dates.

? Write, modify and create software to perform the machine functionality as detailed in the customers specification or set via the project team.

? Document code in a thorough and technical manner.

? Assisting in the continued improvement and development of machine control systems including the integration of Human Machine Interface's (HMI's) and servo motion control and PLC systems.

? Working as part of a multi-disciplined project team, assuming a lead role where appropriate.

? Assisting or leading the specification and configuration of the packaging system.

? Act as lead engineer, where appropriate, including all customer liaison.

? Assisting in the writing of technical manuals, FDS, IQ,OQ and software specifications including where appropriate the writing of training notes and procedures.

? Assisting where appropriate in the quotation and proposal stage of specific project requirements.

? Ensuring that all designs are compliant with all relevant legislation and requirements, in particular the CE machinery directive.

? Attend customer premises when required to assist with the project management, specification, installation, commissioning and the training of customers personnel with respect to machine control systems.

? Working to ISO 9001 hardware and software design procedures

? Cross-check final documents to ensure accuracy and completeness.

? To take on any other tasks within the engineering team as required, that are appropriate to your level of skill, training &/or experience.

Control Engineers living in the North West with creativity and initiative are invited to apply. For further information call Sharon Hill on 01902212000 or (Apply online only). Alternatively, email a copy of your current CV to quoting the above reference number.

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