Control Engineer

Recruiter
Automation Experts Ltd
Location
Bedfordshire, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
24 Aug 2019
Closes
15 Sep 2019
Ref
1243678650
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A rapidly expanding special purpose machinery OEM has as exciting opportunity for a Controls Engineer to join their team. This is a new position to support continued growth.

The successful candidate will have a background of PLC / HMI control systems incorporating Siemens S7 and/or Rockwell ControlLogix. Experience with Servo Drive Applications, Motion Control would be highly desirable as is flexibility to travel.

The Controls Engineer must be capable of writing PLC code in various IEC61131 languages as well as having good Ethernet / Profinet network knowledge. It is essential you have knowledge of bespoke automation machinery, to include the use of electromechanical mechanisms, pneumatics and servo operation. The Engineer should be multi-skilled and able to design electrical circuits and then follow the machine through the PLC commissioning phase to final installation at customer premises. Knowledge of safety equipment and standards would be considered advantageous.

Key responsibilities:

The successful design and development of new products in accordance with agreed parameters.
Conceptual design, detailing, prototyping, testing and documentation for new machines including manuals.
Carry out all electrical engineering design and software development on machine contracts.
Carry out design studies and reviews and preparation of specifications for special applications.
Completion of the FAT document and 'as-built' electrical documentation.
Assistance with engineering queries and manufacturing quality problems, as required.
Carry out installation, commissioning and troubling shooting visits at customer sites world-wide, when required.
Assist the after-sales service team with trouble shooting visits to customer sites world-wide.
Required Attributes

Proactive, organised and solution focused
Excellent attention to detail
Excellent communicator with ability to build relationships across all departments
Ambition to develop and succeed
The ability to travel outside the UK from time to time
Benefits

£Competitive salary with performance related and discretionary bonus
37 hour working week (Monday to Thursday 8.00am - 4.30pm, Friday 8am - 1pm)
25 days holiday + bank holidays
Company Life insurance x6 times
Pension 4.0%
The role is based in Home Counties commutable from Bedford, Milton Keynes, Bletchley, Northampton or Luton.

For further information call Sharon Hill.

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