PLC Software & Commissioning Controls Engineer

Gebhardt ECS Ltd
Nottingham, UK
27 Aug 2019
09 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
GEBHARDT Intralogistics Group is one of the leading suppliers of automated conveying and material handling systems and is now over 65 years old. European Conveyor Systems, based in Nottingham, UK, and itself over 25 years old, has been part of the Gebhardt group since 2014. GEBHARDT has been developing tailor-made solutions - from concept through to complete implementation - in the areas of unit load conveying, sorting technology, automated storage and retrieval systems, including controls, warehouse management systems and IT integration.

Purpose of the role:

As part of the Gebhardt intralogistics group, the role will involve technical development of intralogistics warehouse automation solutions taking projects through from concept to completion. Developing PLC code and associated processes from scratch and liaising and coordinating 'in house' electrical Eplan or Autocad design engineers through the design phase in our Nottingham office, leading up to then taking the lead role in implementing final commissioning to handover stage at clients sites throughout the UK and occasionally Europe or International.

Key responsibilities

·This opportunity would suit an experienced senior PLC commissioning engineer familiar with Siemens and Allen Bradley platforms using Step 7 / TIA Portal / Logix5000 packages.

·Experience with conveyor systems / warehouse ASRS systems would be an advantage.

·Bar coding and interaction with WCS/WMS systems plus familiarity of networks such as Asi, profibus, profinet, Ethernet IP etc would also be favourable.
  • Developing PLC code and associated processes from scratch.
  • Implementing final commissioning to handover stage

·Good knowledge of electrical schematic drawings and electrical safety circuits would be a pre requisite

Personal attributes:
  • Logistics warehousing, distribution center or fulfillment experience preferred.
  • Understanding of warehouse design, material handling equipment.
  • Strong organizational skills to manage priorities across multiple projects.
  • Proven ability to develop creative and innovative customer solutions.

·Good commercial awareness and capabilities

·Excellent communication skills

·Careful, accurate and independent operation

·Reliability, teamwork, high self-initiative and customer orientation

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