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Senior PLC Control System Design Engineer

Senior PLC Control System Design Engineer

Job Title: Senior PLC Control System Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hampshire
Salary: Up to £55k + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: DW5169
Contact Name: David Watts
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 19, 2020 10:07

Job Description

This is a chance to join an expanding technology driven company who are making a real impact within the manufacturing Industry. You will work closely with all departments to ensure that the plant is running efficiently & be working on motion control equipment, drives, safety systems, monitoring systems, both PLC and video based, databases and all other aspects of control in a factory automation environment.
There will also be project work designing and developing the user interfaces of equipment using HMIs and robot controllers. All aspects of the role will include the need to develop, update and maintain electrical and control drawings, with supporting documents, within the Document Management System.
The requirements for the role are:
Experience in analysing control processes, able to define the requirements and writing design specifications from scratch for software development (software design specs, functional design specs, test plans) – this requirement is critical as it will be a major part of the activities for this role
Proficiency in motion control and PLC programming preferably Siemens (Simotion, S7)
Knowledge of structured text, sequential function charts and ladder logic
Knowledge of servo drives and robotics in a manufacturing context
Experience with control networks particularly Profinet including addressing (MAC, IP, Subnet mask and sub-netting) and network infrastructure (switches, hubs, routers, gateways and firewalls).
Experience in testing and commissioning
This position would suit a PLC Controls Engineer who has good presentation skills, the ability to work alone as well as part of a small team and have a willingness to learn new technologies to assist in developing the companies manufacturing equipment.
Benefits include:
Bonus – up to 10%
Company Pension Scheme
Private Health Insurance for family
25 days holidays per year plus bank holidays
Free parking