Job Title: PLC Controls Engineer
Salary Up to £50K
Hours 12-hour shifts on days and nights
My client is a leading multi-national manufacturing company with sites throughout the UK. They are currently recruiting for a PLC controls engineer to supplement their existing team.
Purpose and context of the job:
The PLC controls engineer is to provide breakdown cover and carry out preventative maintenance to Siemens PLC's and assist on maintenance on production machinery when needed.
Duties and responsibilities:
PLC fault finding and programming skills is essential.
* Where a hardware failure has been identified to work with the Automation Control Team on call developer to activate a pre-defined workaround or make temporary modifications to PLC code to allow the operation to continue with the minimal possible impact while a repair is carried out.
* Where a PLC code issues is identified or suspected, to work with the Automation Control Team 'On Call' Developer to diagnose and where appropriate deploy the required code fixes
* To provide front line issue investigation of live production PLC systems via on line monitoring of the code to identify and diagnose the cause of faults or failures of the equipment or code
To provide front line investigation of none code related issues via the use of the of relevant diagnostic tools for equipment such as Profibus / Can Bus networks, Bar Code Readers
Assisting with ongoing development to machinery and processes.
Electrical and mechanical fault finding, and repair will be required occasionally.
Reporting work done and parts used through a computerised maintenance management system.
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You may have experience of the following: Maintenance Engineer, Preventive Maintenance, Siemens S7, Maintenance Technician, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Fast Moving Consumer Goods, FMCG, Maintenance Electrician, Multi Skilled Maintenance, Multi Skilled Electrical