Software Engineer

Samuel Frank
11 Apr 2019
10 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Siemens PLC Software Engineer – Sheffield – Permanent - £30-45k + Overtime

***Major plus points – Exciting Projects, Growing Company, Siemens Partner and Specialist, Opportunity to learn a higher-level programming language***

Samuel Frank Associates requires a Siemens PLC Software Engineer with S7/TIA Portal programming experience to join a rapidly expanding Sheffield based organisation.

The client develops using the Siemens range of PLCs ( S7-300, S7-400, S7-1200, S7-1500) and preferably require previous experience of working with Siemens systems.

In summary, the role will involve –

* Technically review and understand customer requirements.

* Creation of user requirements and functional design specifications.

* Development of control and safety concept.

* Definition of PLC automation system and software coding (Siemens).

* Fault finding and resolution in PLC and MCC electrical panels.

* Creation of automation project documentation

Applicants looking for a salary towards the higher end of the range are likely to have some/most of the following –

* Software development with Siemens PLCs, specifically S7-300, 400, 1200 and 1500.

* Safety systems including safety relays and safety PLCs.

* Programming in TIA Portal, Step 7 or PCS 7 using one or more of the following programming languages - ladder logic, CFC and SCL.

* Design, modify and code SCADA and HMI systems – Siemens WinCC flexible/Advanced.

* Electrical schematics review.

The ideal background for the type of work the successful PLC Software Engineer will be involved in is material handling, conveyor systems, explosive detection systems and/or baggage handling systems. The work will entail programming from scratch, refining existing code, producing documentation and commissioning which will usually take place in Sheffield. Some occasional site based commissioning will be expected as part of the responsibilities. The client also offer a cloud based equipment status monitoring system which involves higher-level programming languages so there could also be an opportunity to widen your range of skills.

The client is open to considering applicants with 2-3 years relevant commercial experience all the way up to seasoned, experienced Siemens PLC Software Engineers, hence the salary range on offer!

The role is commutable from the following places – Sheffield, Rotherham, Barnsley, Doncaster, Chesterfield and Worksop

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