Control Systems Engineer

PDQ Engineering Recruitment Ltd
£40-45k (Negotiable)
13 Apr 2017
12 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Step 7 PLC Control Systems Engineer - Coventry - £40-45k (Negotiable)

Our client, market leaders in Internal / External Precision Thread Grinding Machine Tools, are currently looking for a Step 7 PLC Control Systems Engineer to join their Manufacturing Systems team, based at their new modern manufacturing facility in Coventry.

Key responsibilities:

- 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


- Design of control circuits (hardware and software), for additional equipment test safety circuits.

Key requirements:

- 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).

The ideal person for this role will be a well-motivated, confident Control Systems Engineer who can demonstrate the above competencies and has a strong understanding of CNC machine tooling. An understanding of NC Programming (Siemens 840D) would also be advantageous but is not essential for this role.

Please apply directly for more information on the opportunity available or to register your CV.