Control System Engineer

Matrix Machine Tools
08 Apr 2017
08 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Control System Engineer

Matrix is currently seeking a Control Systems Engineer.

The ideal candidate is to have good practical experience commissioning Siemens variable speed drives, Siemens PLC (STEP 7) and Siemens 840D CNC controls.

Location: Coventry & Possibly some Overseas Travel Required

Salary: Competitive (Dependant on experience)

Position Type: Permanent

Contract: Full Time- (Working Hours: Monday - Thursday 7.30am - 4pm, Friday 7.30am - 3pm)


- Commission our range of CNC grinding machines.
- Measuring system calibrations and preparation of the machine for production trials.
- Loading of module data files, initial power on tests, drive calibration & drive tuning.
- Test of electrical control circuits & Test safety circuits.
- Load & Test of CNC system & HMI (Siemens 840D) & Load & Test digital drives (Mainly Siemens).
- Design of control circuits (hardware and software), for additional equipment test safety circuits.
- Functional Testing of the machine tool to product and contract specifications.
- Machine alignment & laser calibration.
- Provide Customer support.

This position requires a well-motivated, confident Control System Engineer who can demonstrate the following;

- Ability to read electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic circuit diagrams.
- Experienced with AC & DC control circuits (LV).
- Experienced with setup and commissioning of inverter drives & servo motors.
- Good working knowledge of actuators & sensors.
- Practical experience of fault finding on electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
- Have understanding and practical working knowledge of CNC machine tools.
- Experience of reading & writing PLC programs (STEP 7).
- Competent use of PC equipment, windows, office applications, STEP 7 and EPLAN.P8.
- Basic NC Programming experience (Siemens 840D experience advantageous).

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