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Job Ref:  204563595
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Civil and Structural
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Northampton
Post Code:  NN1
Salary:  £34000 - £40000/annum
10/10/2016 18:51
We have a vacancy for a PLC support and programming engineer that is able to test and commission all low level controls systems and be able to identify issues with PLC's ideally with ladder logic on Siemens Step7 or similar experience.

This will be an office based role on a on call rota based systems taking calls on a help desk acting as a 1st/2nd line support updating help desk system to track, monitor and resolve issues.

This will be a progressive role where you will eventually develop and support junior technicians to increase their systems knowledge to provide a technical manual service desk. This will then be able to support the maintenance engineers on PLC modifications, upgrades and break downs on automated sites.


* BSc or HND/HNC in Electrical, Electronic, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience in similar work.
* Experience with ladder logic on Siemens Step7 or similar experience.
* Experience with bus systems (ASI-BUS, PROFIBUS, CAN BUS, etc.)
* Experience with different actuators and sensors (SICK sensors, SEW drives, etc.)

Package Offered:

* Full time role - 37.5 hours
* 08:30 to 16:45 Mon - Thu 8:30-15.30 Friday
* 25 days p.a. holiday
* Company contributory pension
* Simply health package

Proactive Company Description

Our Automation division is a market leader in this specialist industry with outstanding relationships across the UK.

Proactive's automation team successfully appoint professionals at varying levels of seniority, from hands on engineers through to Management and Director level appointments. With a dedicated team of specialist consultants, we have a successful track record with our clients, partnering with them to cover a wide range of skill sets.

Our focus is purely on the Automation sector - with a specific focus on the following markets:

* Automated warehousing
* Parcel & postal
* Automotive
* Process
* Machine building
* Water, waste management & recycling
* Theme parks

Application Process

If you have the above skills and wish to be considered for this position or find out more details then please contact Matthew Crate-Fox on (Apply online only) or submit your CV to (url removed).Proactive also offer a referral scheme for successful applicants - if you know anyone that could be suited to this position then please contact Proactive with their details and if they are placed by Proactive you will receive between £(Apply online only). *T&Cs apply

I will endeavour to contact all applicants however if you do not hear from me within two weeks then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful.

Proactive Technical Recruitment is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.
Proactive Technical Recruitment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy
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