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Controls Engineer

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  • Sector:

    Manufacturing & Engineering

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  • Salary:

    £3000 - £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Tom Ellis

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  • Contact phone:

    0161 233 0034

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    23 Aug 00:00

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Akton Recruitment are on the lookout for a controls engineer in the Suffolk area for a Controls Engineer. Their company design and manufacture automated systems such as conveyors and robotic arms.ResponsibilitiesThe following list is an indication of roles and responsibilities you will be expected to undertake within our organisation. The list is not exhaustive and intended as guidance only.
  • Write and test software programs including PLC, HMI and associated controls.
  • Perform and oversee commissioning activities both at PCE and at customer locations.
  • Participate in customer meetings of either existing or potential projects.
  • Participate in internal design reviews on existing or potential projects.
  • As key member of the project team you will be responsible for coordinating PCE personnel and monitoring lead times to ensure that projects remain on schedule and are delivered on time.
RequirementsThe following list is an indication of the skills you will be expected to have in the fulfilment of the position of Software Design Engineer;
  • Relevant vocational training or completion of a recognised apprenticeship in electrical and or mechanical discipline.
  • Proven electrical, pneumatic and mechanical experience within the automation industry.
  • Ability to follow electrical and pneumatic schematic diagrams and drawings.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of diagnostics, test and repair of electronic/electrical and mechanical systems.
  • Thorough knowledge of safety procedures and applicable regulations and guidelines.
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving ability.
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Extensive program experience in various PLC / HMI platforms, particularly Rockwell, Mitsubishi and Siemens.
  • Knowledge of script-based programming would be an advantage.
  • In depth knowledge of Motion Control and 6 Axis Robot systems.
  • Good working knowledge of Windows Office software and MS Project.
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