Software & Commissioning Engineer

From £35,000 - Wales

Posted: 10th, Sep 2017

Reference N°: 38958

Type: Permanent

The Company
My client is a Service/Manufacturing company mainly working within the Automation Sector. The controls design team work on numerous varied projects and nearly always the designs are bespoke one offs. This can range from simple modifications to existing machines to complete assembly cells for a variety of different automotive customers, sites and production lines.

Due to winning of large contracts they are expanding their workforce. This is a very exciting time to join a global company

They will consider contractors with the right background so please apply if you are looking for a long term contract

The Role
Primary functions of the role will be as follows
Liaison with mechanical design to understand the design concept.
Liaison with project engineering to appreciate the customer requirements.
Interpret standard design documents (controls philosophy, timing diagram, project specifications) to allow software design.
Basic understanding of mechanical/pneumatic and hydraulic systems.
Ability to design bespoke software for machine and system control.
Fault finding within integrated systems during build and test.
Solo or team based commissioning, on shop floor within in Sussex.
UK and foreign travel for up to 4 weeks at a time.
Solo or team based commissioning, in the UK or abroad.
Preparation and execution of sign-off documentation.
Liaising with project engineers and customers.

The Candidate
Minimum HNC with several years’ experience in machinery commissioning.
Experience of Siemens, Group Schneider, Rockwell and other PLC systems.
Experience of programming and interfacing to auxiliary equipment including: HMI’ s, Robots, Leak Test Panels, Nutrunning Systems, Camera Systems, Printers, Pin Markers, etc.
Good understanding of mechanisms.
Experience of Word, Excel, Powerpoint etc.
Also knowledge of CAD packages (Eplan AutoCad) an advantage but not essential
Attention to detail.
Good communicator at all levels.
To work safely within a potentially hazardous environment.
Deadline driven and flexible to changes in workload.
Committed team player, willing to assist and take on varying tasks.

The Package
£30-38,000 + Comprehensive benefits package

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