Controls Engineer

Precision People
£35k - 40k per year
21 Apr 2017
21 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Controls Systems Engineer

Salary: £35k - £40k

The Opportunity:

My Client, a special purpose machine builder and supplier of spares and service, using the latest 3D CAD modelling software to produce cutting edge innovative designs. Drawing their experience from it's team working to automate the injection moulding industry for more than 26 years.

The Role:

This is an exciting opportunity for a Controls Systems Engineer to join a well established company that employs a team of like minded people sharing a common goal and working together to achieve greatness in everything that they do. This position requires a person with excellent people skills and experience in Special Purpose Machinery and bespoke equipment, in addition they will be expected to support and coordinate other members of the team.

Specific Responsibilities for the Controls Systems Design:

- Concept design of electrical systems for bespoke special purpose machines.

- Creating electrical drawings using Bentley Microstation, production of schematic electrical drawings (training will be given if required)

- Specification of parts and compilation of bills of materials

- Creation of IO listing for software creation

- Liaising with mechanical design department to understand fully the machinery requirements

- Creation of panel layouts for electrical panel build

- Completion of calculations essential to the correct design of the electrical system

- Liaising with suppliers to ensure correct product specification

- Identification of cabling requirements and cable routing requirements

- Producing documentation for testing and pre-commissioning checks

- Producing documentation required for technical file and machine manuals

Specific Responsibilities for Software Design, Test & Installation:

- Support machine wiring and electrical panel build when required

- Write the code required for correct function of the machinery

- Undertake appropriate training as required to become familiar with B&R Automation Studio as this is the client's standard for industrial controls

- Liaise with electrical and mechanical design to ensure correct function of machinery

- Undertake testing required ensuring the safety of the electrical system

- Complete required documentation for technical file and machine manuals

- Complete all fault diagnosis elements and operator functions for the machinery

- Undertake all functional tests for the machinery

- Liaise with suppliers when required to complete the software code

- Ensure correct and safe function of the safety system within the machinery to the correct legislative requirements

- Install and commission machinery on customers premises as required which may be global

- Complete training on customer's personnel

- Undertake fault finding and testing as required

- Backup machine projects to server

About You:

To be considered for the position of Controls Systems Engineer you must have experience with an Electrical CAD design package as well as PL / PLC programming experience with Siemens, Alan Bradley, Omron or B&R. .

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Keywords: Controls Systems Engineer, Controls Engineer, Systems Engineer, Electrical Design, Mechanical Design, CAD