Electrical Engineer - PLC Controls Automation

Employer
E3 Recruitment
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
11 Jun 2022
Our client is an industry-leading manufacturing business with a multimillion-pound turnover and impressive growth plans, supported with large-scale investment and an existing established network of manufacturing facilities across the UK.

They are now seeking to appoint a highly skilled Electrical PLC Controls Engineer on a day's only shift who has very strong knowledge and experience of Electrical and PLC systems to join their team. The working culture is friendly, and one that encourages the sharing of best practices, whilst providing a platform for continuous learning and development.

What's In It for You?

Level 3 PLC training
Days-based position - NO NIGHTS.
Salary circa - Up to circa £51,000 per annum, Plus bonus circa £2/3k, plus overtime at x 1.5, x 2 - OTE £60-£65k, plus pension matched up to 10% life cover, cycle to work scheme, + potential overtime opportunities at a premium, plus 22 days additional annual leave per annum
Sometimes you will be called, out but not often.
5 On 5 Off 5 On 5 Off 4 On 4 Off - DAYS
06:00 - 18:00
Extensive training and personal development are available, including accredited training and career development plans for those who want it.
Also providing two weekends off in every four makes a more family-friendly shift pattern as well as providing lots of opportunity for overtime at a premium for those who want it.

Position Overview of PLC engineer / PLC controls engineer

The role will be working as part of the Maintenance Team providing 'Hands-on' Electrical & PLC Technical support to both Production and other internal functions throughout the Factory.
PLC fault finding and modifications are vital skills to have for the role.
You will be solely working with electrical installations, fault finding, and repair of PLC controlled machinery, within a manufacturing environment.
You will need strong skills and experience with breakdowns, fault finding, and changing of PLC parameters specifically.
The workload as an estimate will be balanced out Project work 60/40 projects, 70/30 projects lead. Experience of installing servo drives and projects, capex improvements, HMI, and profibus is all required!
Siemens S7 training is available.
Providing plant-wide electrical maintenance service, departmental support and repairs on a wide range of machinery such as conveyor-based systems, hydraulic presses, moulding machines and packaging machinery, ensuring that all production targets are maintained.
Within the position as an electrical engineer / PLC Controls engineer, you will have the opportunity to be involved with a wide of range of electrical maintenance operations and projects, which will be supported with a wide range of training opportunities, including accredited training programs.

Experience and Qualification Required:

Recognised Electrical Engineering Apprenticeship & Qualification or equivalent level 3 qualification - NVQ, City and Guilds etc
PLC Fault finding experience is essential
You will need strong skills and experience with breakdowns, fault finding, and changing of PLC parameters specifically.
Experience of installing servo drives and projects, capex improvements, HMI, and profibus is all required!
The ability to work within a fast-paced manufacturing environment undertaking PPM and TPM activities
High degree of Health & Safety awareness.
Ability to fault find, repair and provide solutions to electrical machinery problemsPLEASE APPLY NOW

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