Control Systems Engineer
Location: Rode Heath, Stoke-on-Trent Type: Permanent, Full Time Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits including pension, future career development and 25 days annual holiday! A fast-growing control systems company is looking for someone who is HNC/Degree qualified or equivalent in another science-based or engineering discipline to take up the role of Control Systems Engineer. They design, supply and service control and instrumentation systems across a wide range of process industries. About the Role As the Control Systems Engineer, you'll be responsible for the following: Designing, programming, testing, commissioning and supporting PC/PLC Control Systems Understanding business requirements, designing solutions, testing, and commissioning Providing maintenance and improvements of existing client control systems Supporting other team members and groups within the company Liaising with both customers and external suppliers Creating & working from design specifications Planning of software development timescales What You'll Need as the Control Systems Engineer: Minimum 5 years' experience in implementing Allen Bradley Control/Compact Logix and/or SLC500 PLC's and/or Siemens S7 PLC's Good knowledge of hardware/software level interfacing Experience with implementation of communications protocols (Profibus/Devicenet/TCP/IP, serial communication, OPC etc.) Good working knowledge of PC's and Windows Operating Systems Good electrical & control gear knowledge and fault finding skills HNC/Degree qualified or equivalent in an Information Technology, Software Engineering, Computer Science, Electronics Engineering or another similar science based discipline An analytical and problem-solving mindset Ability to beat tight deadlines and respond effectively to customer requests Excellent verbal & written communication skills Ability to work as an individual and as part of multidisciplinary team Self-motivated with the desire to learn new skills A positive, 'can-do' attitude Bonus Points for: Commercial experience especially in the food and chemical industries. If this sounds interesting, click on the APPLY button now! Candidates with previous experience or job titles including; Control Systems Engineer, Allen Bradley Control, Compact Logix, SLC500 PLC, Siemens S7 PLC, Profibus, Devicenet, TCP, IP, OPC, HNC, Control Systems Technician may also be considered for this role.