Control Systems Software Engineer.
Control Systems Software Engineer
Near Dudley, West Midlands
to c£50k neg dep exp + ben
Our client is recognised as a world leader in their niche design, manufacture & development sector and as a result of continued success and a planned program of strategic growth, they are now seeking to recruit an articulate, dynamic and highly self-motivated PLC Control Systems Software Engineer to complement their established and successful Control Software Development team.
Based near Dudley in the West Midlands, the successful candidate will need to be particularly adept at learning new technologies quickly due to the niche nature of the application and will be working on a range of PLC and Safety PLC programs that will be driving a variety of motion platforms including small to large Stewart and three degrees of freedom (3DoF) platforms, with additional systems incorporating articulated robot arms and AGV's.
As a PLC Control Systems Software Engineer you will be involved in both maintaining and improving these existing programs as well as assisting in the design and development of innovative new programs for new systems, before following the equipment through to commissioning at customer sites - and with this in mind, a full clean UK driving licence is essential to allow you to go to sites to commission new PLCs as well as to upgrade their existing systems.
To be considered for this unique and exciting opportunity, it is envisaged that the successful candidate will be qualified to at least HND level or above in a relevant Electrical or Computer Science related discipline and will demonstrate proven experience of working with PLC's (with Beckhoff PLC's proving distinctly advantageous).
You will possess strong problem solving and diagnostic abilities as well as a good all round electrical knowledge and the ability to read electrical schematic drawings. With knowledge of IEC 61131-3 and a good understanding of ...