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Controls & Automation Engineer
For over half a century this company has been providing advanced technology, palletizers, depalletizers, automated can end and product handling equipment, unwrappers, destrappers, coolers, pasteurizers and process equipment and they are now looking for a Controls and Automation Engineer to join an Electrical Engineering Team to be involved in all aspects of Controls engineering including, but not limited to PLCs & HMIs. This role is to create PLC and servo / motion control systems in a multitasking environment, including BASIC programming in real time applications, preferably with packaging equipment.
Involvement in Design & Development of new Control Systems
PLC / HMI Programming Siemens & Rockwell
Implementation of Control & Software Systems & Associated Equipment
Support continued improvement and Maintain Control Systems including PLCs & HMIs
Upgrading of Existing Equipment & Integration with new Automation / Controls
Robotic system layout design and creation of required robot, PLC and HMI programming.
Development of Functional, Detailed and Software Design Specifications from User Requirement Specifications
Carry out site surveys on customer sites.
Carry out Factory Acceptance testing, Site Acceptance testing & onsite commissioning
Support the sales teams using your technical expertise to generate new business
Build relationships with customers to identify their needs
Working to agreed timescales & tight deadlines
Support the production department if required
Support and promote good teamwork within and outside of the department, and act in line with the companys policies and values
Prepared to travel when required (National & International)
Overtime may be required during busy periods to meet commitments
3+ years experience in Control Systems design / PLCs / HMIs.
Education in a relevant engineering discipline to HNC / HND qualification
Software design & PLC software experience Rockwell / Siemens
Experience in motion control / servo control systems
Excellent interpersonal and time management skills to deal with the response time pressures that can arise due to the nature of this industry
Ability to convert verbal, written, and other mediabased information into project documentation
Excellent computer skills, being proficient in Microsoft Office packages such as Excel, Word, and Outlook
The ability to simultaneously organize and successfully execute multiple project responsibilities
A selfstarter with a can do flexible attitude
Ability to works as an individual or as part of a team
A drive and determination to succeed
If this sounds like you and youd like to be considered for this position, please contact Lauren Ballard at Vantage Consulting on ##### ###### or email