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PLC Control Manager Canning/Bottling/Packaging

Ernest Gordon Recruitment Limited
Virginia Water, UK
Closing date
27 Jan 2021

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PLC Control Manager (Canning/Bottling/Packaging)

£NEG + Company Benefits

UK Wide Travel - Staying away from Home

Are you a PLC Controls Engineer with experience of designing, programming and building PLCs from scratch looking to have complete autonomy and control to set up an entire department?

Do you have experience of installation and commissioning PLC systems on site within the bottling, canning or packaging industry?

On offer is the chance to head up your own department, progress within a specialist SME and be the go to Engineer on major projects.

Do you want to work on exciting projects where you will be working with the UK's largest blue chip breweries and soft drink manufacturers such as Coca Cola, Carlsberg, Molson Coors and many more. This company are the market leader for conveyor line installation and pride themselves on working with the biggest names in the industry.

This company currently outsource the PLC & Control function to a third party and are looking to bring this process in house. So this presents an opportunity to shape, develop and grow your own department from scratch.

This business provide conveyor solutions to the canning, bottling and packaging sectors specifically in the beverage market. They are a well-run, profitable SME who have a reputation of looking after their staff.

This role is a senior technical role within the company, however it will be very hands on. From being involved in initial quotations for the customer to designing, programming and building panels and PLC control software from scratch. You will then be responsible for commissioning and installation of the entire system to customer specifications. This is an all encompassing role where you will have the opportunity to have complete autonomy and control.

This role would suit a PLC Controls Manager who is looking for more autonomy and control over a department or a Senior Controls Engineer looking for the next step in their career.

  • Providing quotations and estimates for blue chip clients
  • Designing, Programming and building entire PLC systems from scratch
  • Installation and commissioning of PLC systems
  • UK wide travel - up to 1 month on site with staying away from home
  • Management of full project life cycle

  • Canning, Bottling and/or Packaging background
  • Experience of PLC programming from scratch
  • Experience of commissioning and installation of PLC panels and systems
  • Looking to head up an entire department
  • Happy to travel - UK wide and stay away from home

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If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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