Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer

Quality Start
Thetford, UK
27 Aug 2019
09 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
PLC Maintenance Engineer - Norfolk


Have you got hands on experience in maintaining PLC and Microprocessor controlled manufacturing systems? Do you have any experience with Schematics Wiring and Circuitry? Do you have experience with Automation, Robotics and Servo Loop Controls? Want to work for a global pharmaceutical manufacturing company based in Norfolk with excellent career development? If yes then this is the role for you.

Your role as an PLC Maintenance Engineer based in Norfolk will involve fault finding,troubleshooting, maintaining and repairing a wide range of process control systems within the manufacturing operations, facilities and utilities areas.

You will be hands on working on PLC and Microprocessor controlled systems as well as getting involved in continuous improvement, new capital and the re-engineering of existing systems projects. You will develop technical specifications around instrumentation and control.

This is a brand new full time permanent job opportunity that has been created due to expansion really suited for someone doing a similar role who is looking for your next career move. Salary is between £40,000 - £48,000 per annum. There are excellent benefits including bonus, Life insurance, Pension, ESPP and 25 days holiday plus bank holidays on top.

The hours of work are: 2 days and 2 nights then four off: Day 1 - 6.00 am to 6.00 pm; Day 2- 6.00 am to 6.00 pm; Day 3 - 6.00 pm to 6.00 am; Day 4 - 6.00 pm to 6.00 am

Then four days off and back to the rotational shift as above.


To apply for the role of PLC Maintenance Engineer you will have the following:
  • Degree in electrical, electronic or control systems engineering or equivalent.
  • Experience of carrying out the above within a pharmaceutical / scientific or a highly regulated manufacturing industry.
  • High degree of competency in PLC Operation and Philosophy, Hardware and Software.
  • Systematic root cause analysis and fault finding within complex control systems.
  • Experience with Schematics Wiring and Circuitry.
  • Experience with Automation, Robotics and Servo Loop Controls.
  • Experience in the area of SCADA, Process Control Systems, HMI & Distributed Control.
  • Working knowledge of Pneumatic and Hydraulic Systems.

How to Apply:

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My contact details are:

Selina Thompson

0113 225 1547

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