Controls Engineer

  • Location

    Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire

  • Sector:

    Automation & Robotics

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Amo Rai

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

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Position: Controls Engineer

Location: Aylesbury

Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 depending on experience and level of technical knowledge

Essential: You must be eligible to live and work in the UK

This is an exciting role within a developing and growing business with a reputation as a leading designer and manufacturer of high speed automated machinery. Working in a dedicated team of industry professionals you will provide a creative and problem-solving solution to a range of ground breaking projects. Primarily you will assist in the development of specialist bespoke equipment. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious engineer to further their career within a fast-paced environment.

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Deliver control and safety systems which comply with the appropriate national and international standards
  • Be responsible for the creation and development of machine electrical and software solutions for special purpose automated machinery projects.
  • Programme and commission various robots and PLC systems.
  • Test and debug software applications and produce detailed test plans
  • Produce software documentation
  • Communicate effectively with customers, suppliers and team members
  • Be responsible for testing within the factory test and on customer sites
  • Be part of a team dedicated to delivering projects to plan and budget

What you'll bring to the role:

  • HND/Degree in Electrical, Electronic or Software Engineering or equivalent experience.
  • A proven track record of successfully delivering machine control system projects to required timescale and budget
  • Electrical design understanding and electrical fault finding.
  • Experience working with PLC and software applications in Siemens or Allen Bradley.
  • Ideally knowledge and experience of some of the following:
    • Robotic systems
    • HMI development
    • Ethernet devices
    • Vision Systems
    • Communications protocols (e.g. TCP/IP)
    • Configuration of networks
    • Electrical design
    • Machine safety standards
    • Motion control equipment
  • Experience of automation and production machinery design, ideally with a hands-on approach.
  • Working on the full project lifecycle of projects - design, development, commissioning, customer training and support

To apply for this Controls Engineer opportunity please email your up to date CV to Amo Rai, Senior Automation & Robotics Consultant.

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