Design Engineer

Zia People Solutions Ltd
Manchester, UK
13 Jul 2019
21 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently seeking a Design Engineer

Job Purpose:

You will work closely with all areas of our clients business and product lifecycle, taking the lead with design and implementation of electrical engineering on innovative products in line with customer requirements.

Key Accountabilities:

* Design, implement and maintain PLC + HMI Software and supporting documentation for live contracts whilst offering support for customers experiencing difficulties with existing equipment

* Direct and coordinate construction, installation, maintenance, support, documentation and testing activities to ensure compliance with specifications, codes and customer requirements

* Responsible for creation of electrical documentation including circuit diagrams, cable schedules, installation documents and bills of materials

* To be responsible for writing and developing software, PLC and HMI coding for various automation projects.

* Deliver control and safety systems which comply with the requirements of the machinery directive and appropriate national and international standards.

* Observe operations to ensure conformance to design and equipment specifications and compliance with operational and safety standards

* To provide customer support that can include visits to customer's sites throughout the UK and to assist with installation, commissioning and troubleshooting when required.

* Investigate customer complaints, determine nature extent of the problem and recommend remedial measures

* Confer with engineers, customers and others on existing or potential engineering projects and products

Essential Experience, Skills, Knowledge & Qualifications:

* Minimum 7-10 years' experience in control systems engineering related to automation machinery

* Knowledge and understanding of the various national and international electrical standards for machine design and machine safety systems and requirements to CE mark machine systems

* HMI Design Experience - WINCC Advanced

* Experience in designing developing, programming and testing PLC systems

* Ability to work as part of a team dedicated to delivering projects plans and budget

* Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbal

* Driving License and access to a vehicle

* Prepared to travel within the UK

Desirable Experience, Skills, Knowledge & Qualifications:

* Experience with Industrial Communications Protocols

* Minimum of 2 years' relevant experience in PLC Programming in Siemens

* Experience of working with Siemens TIA Portal

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