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Electrical Design Engineer

Pin Point Recruitment
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23 Feb 2021

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We are working with a well-known engineering company based in the Sunderland area to add talent to their team on a contract basis for around six months.

Are you an experienced and qualified PLC programmer with experience in Siemens, Ladder Logic, SCADA systems, design of HMI screens, E-Plan?

Role specification:

• To be an operational member of the electrical design team to ensure systems are delivered on time and to specification.

• Electrical concept system design including drafting diagrams and supporting PLC programming.

• Produce P&ID drawings and bill of materials for each design using AutoCAD & EPlan.

• Design Schematics

· Create schematics that show electrical components and panels working together

· Examine existing drawings and double-check them for reliability and manufacturability.

• Write and Document Program

· Draft a diagram of the process, as a PLC programmer and build robust programs

· Use automation software (Siemens and others)

· Programming language (such as Ladder Logic, ST, SFC, Function Block) to write the program.

· Prepare documentation for the program's intended use as well as any safety related instructions.

· Look to standardize programming

· Design and program HMI screens

· Design and program SCADA system

• Test Programs

· Determine test criteria

· Test the new program for reliability and safety with automation equipment.

· You are also responsible for testing programs and equipment developed by third parties.

• Install programs

· Fully integrated with equipment, you will be available to oversee successful installation.

· You will provide guidance and support to technicians during the installation process,

· Train them in safe and efficient operation of the program.

• Technical support

· Provide ongoing technical support to users within the company and outside customers, both verbally and by writing

· Should any problems arise, you will troubleshoot the program and create solutions.

· Be part of the service support team to review technical queries and resolve issues

· Fine-tuning the productivity and dependability of their program is an ongoing project.

• Produce detail drawings and general circuit drawings

• Familiarization with planning tools (E-Plan or equivalent)

• Component specification and verification in accordance with operating environment. .

• Assist with Operation and Maintenance manuals/documentation.

• Assist with technical files and data books including: -

· ATEX/IECEx technical files.

· Customer specific quality documentation.

• Liaise with the Quality department to ensure documentation is completed

Person requirements:

• Qualified to HND level, ideally degree qualified

• Five years' experience in a similar role

• Able to travel for work (infrequent)

• Have strong analytical skills

• Able to write code from scratch

• Experience of working with Flow diagrams (visio etc)

• Experience of Siemens automation software and others

• understand construction or production methods and processes

• Must have a strong understanding of the electrical, software engineering principles
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