Controls Engineer

BMR Solutions Technical Recruitment
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

BMR Solutions is currently looking to recruit a Controls Engineer to work for our client who is a large manufacturing / engineering company based in Clevedon, North Somerset.

Position: Controls Engineer
Salary: £35,000.00 + bonus scheme, and a contributory pension.
Location: Clevedon, Somerset
Job Type: Permanent – 37.5 hour week
Sector: Engineering / Controls / PLC / Software / Electrical / Electronics / / C# / UML

My client currently has a vacancy for an engineer within the software team, based at the Clevedon site in North Somerset. As a Controls Engineer you will work as part of a multi-disciplined team developing PLC-based control systems for company products.

You will develop the process control software for company systems, and therefore must be proficient in PLC programming. The software architecture used is increasingly object oriented, and therefore experience of advanced architectures would be an advantage.

Key activities will include:

·Supporting the electrical and controls design activity
·Developing functional specifications utilising a combination of methods including UML
·PLC coding using ladder logic, structured text and function blocks
·HMI design and configuration using or C#
·Software documentation and release management
·Production of detailed test plans
·Support of product in factory test and on customer sites

You will have the ability to work with colleagues and customers at all levels and communicate effectively in spoken and written English.

A rigorous and structured approach to hardware and software design is required, utilising appropriate methods and following relevant European and international standards.

In addition to PLC expertise, a demonstrated aptitude for software design is essential. Specific experience of Microsoft Visual Studio ( or C#) would be an advantage.

It is essential that you are a team player, able to work closely with fellow engineers and colleagues from around the world. The business is global, and you must therefore be able to travel for occasional short-duration international assignments.

You will have a minimum qualification of HND or equivalent in electronics, computer science or a related discipline and have at least three years' experience working in a similar environment. This experience will preferably have been gained in the semiconductor equipment, special purpose equipment or process industries.

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