Controls Engineer

  • Location

    High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

  • Sector:

    Automation & Robotics

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Amo Rai

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Position - Controls Engineer

Location - Buckinghamshire area - High Wycombe/Aylesbury or Bicester area

Salary - £40,000 - £50,000 depending on technical knowledge and experience

We have an exciting opportunity for a Controls Engineer to join our business located in the Buckinghamshire area. 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. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious controls/software engineer to further their career within a fast-paced environment.

Controls Engineer requirements:

  • 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

Key skills and experience:

  • 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 (preferably both)
  • Experience of automation and production machinery design, ideally with a hands-on approach.
  • Ideally have object oriented programming ability.
  • A proactive and flexible approach to work and be comfortable with a dynamic environment with constantly changing priorities
  • Working on the full project lifecycle of projects - design, development, commissioning, customer training and support
  • Willing and able to travel to customer sites both nationally and internationally for commissioning and post commissioning support.

Knowledge & 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

To apply for this vacancy please email your updated CV to Amo Rai, Senior Automation & Robotics Consultant.

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