An exciting opportunity for an Electrical Design & Controls Engineer with plenty of initiative to join a growing, dynamic company operating in a high technology market.
Electrical Design & Controls Engineer – Industrial Automation, PLC, AutoCAD
Didcot OX11 (close to Oxford at the prestigious Harwell Science and Innovation Campus)
£45,000 to £50,000 (depending on experience/Negotiable) + £3,000 bonus (after probation period) based on company performance
Holiday: 23 days per year plus bank holidays.
Benefits: Company Health Insurance scheme following probation period. Opportunity to follow the IET Chartered Engineering CPD scheme to gain fully Chartered Engineer status. Pension Scheme
Who we are:
We are one of Europe’s leading specialists in artificial intelligence – supplying customers all around the world and building an unrivalled reputation for innovation, quality and precision in machine vision systems for inspection, guidance and identification.
Our work covers the full range of factory automation processes and procedures including mechanical design, electrical control, machine vision and installation. We have a growing user base of blue-chip manufacturers in these markets, with hundreds of systems currently installed around the world.
The Electrical Design & Controls Engineer Role:
We are looking to recruit a keen and enthusiastic Controls & Electrical Design Engineer who can work effectively as part of an experienced engineering team. The role will involve electrical control and PLC development alongside the ability to utilise AutoCAD Electrical to design panels and electrical schematics for small integrated camera systems through to large industrial automation machinery.
+ Minimum of 3-5 years industry experience in electrical design and PLC/HMI programming.
+ HND/C or BEng in a relevant engineering or technical subject
+ Experience of planning, developing, programming and testing control systems with PLC automation software on projects from start to finish.
+ Experience using Allen Bradley and/or Siemens PLCs, HMIs and control gear.
+ Experience and knowledge of designing and creating electrical panel layouts within electrical CAD software.
+ Sound understanding of electrical control gear, industrial automation and implementation of communication protocols (Profinet/Profibus, EtherNet/IP, TCP/IP, serial, OPC, IO-link, etc.)
+ A logical approach to problem solving.
+ Well organised, ability to work to deadlines and a high attention to detail.
+ Ability to overcome obstacles to get the job done – can do attitude.
+ Ability to prioritise a heavy workload.
+ Excellent interpersonal skills – both written and verbal.
+ Ability and willingness to work as part of a team.
+ Clean and full UK driving licence.
+ Experience using Allen Bradley motion control.
+ Experience using AutoCAD Electrical.
+ Experience of robotics (SCARA, 6-axis, collaborative, Universal Robots).
+ Experience of machine vision and vision system technology integration.
Sounds like a good fit? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager
You may have worked in the following capacities:
Graduate Electrical Engineer, Graduate Automation Engineer, PLC Engineer, Electrical Design Engineer, Control Systems Engineer, PLC Automation Engineer.
If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.