Applications Support Engineer - Robotics, PLC, Electronics

Spectrum IT Recruitment
Tewkesbury, UK
19 Aug 2019
22 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Applications Support Engineer - Industrial automation

As a result of continuing expansion, my client now seeking multi-disciplined engineers to join the applications and technical support team. Their products; specialised programmable motion controllers / PLCs, are used in a broad range of industrial machines to provide core motion and automation functionality.


You will ideally have an HNC or higher in Electrical / Electronics / Mechanical Engineering. You should also be able to demonstrate knowledge of interfacing automation hardware with electrical systems and the basic principles of machine control.

Experience with at least 3 of the following will be advantageous:

High level programming languages; for example, C, BASIC, Python, Java
PLC programming, preferably using the standard IEC(phone number removed) environment
Electrical interfacing between a controller and sensors/actuators in an automation system
Servo drives and brushless servo motors
Stepper motors and drives
Ethernet networks, TCP/IP and topology
PC running Windows 7 / Windows 10
Real-time networks, e.g. EtherCAT, Sercos, CanOpen
Application and configuration of Industrial Robots
Programming and configuration of touch-screen HMIs

Applicants will have a broad personality and the ability to communicate effectively in English.

Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the UK

A full driving licence is required.


Important role in an engineering led company
Work with the latest technology in robotics and motion control
Occasional international travel
Attractive salary, profit related pay and pension contribution

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