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Job Ref:  204563745
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Civil and Structural
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  Leicestershire
City:  Leicestershire
Post Code:  LE65
Salary:  £40000 - £55000/annum car, pension and life cover
10/10/2016 18:51
My client is a leading supplier and systems integrator of highly dynamic, automated logistics solutions for warehousing, production, picking and distribution operations. The company designs, manufactures and installs a complete range of solutions, from small conveyor applications to complex, fully automated storage and retrieval systems.

Purpose of the Role:

The Control Systems Engineer is a key member of the team with involvement in the entire project lifecycle. They are responsible for the development and commissioning of all PLC level control systems for our automated materials handling solutions. Interacting with Engineers, Designers and Clients at our UK Head Office and at various installation sites across the UK and Europe, they help ensure that we always meet our customers' requirements.

Key Responsibilities

* Participate in the production of concepts, designs and system upgrade specifications
* Ensure that designs meet all relevant regulations and codes of practice
* Assist in the management of controls sub-contractors
* Consult with design team on device layout, agree and freeze electrical design
* Develop and produce control systems functional specifications
* Develop electrical and software solutions using the standard architecture and software blocks (based on Siemens S7)
* Pull together software architecture
* Create in-house software test schedule
* In-house software testing
* Assist and lead site software commissioning and handover testing of in-house and sub contract controls solutions
* Provide support for electrical and software systems to our clients throughout the life of the installation

Key Requirements


Ability to design/develop PLC code ideally using Siemens S7 (300/400) software

STL, FBD and/or Ladder programming knowledge

good understanding of networking ideally using Profibus, Profinet, Ethernet or Asi

Previous experience of commissioning and testing in an engineering environment

Ability to read and understand electrical schematics and panels drawings - E Plan

Use of Autocad to read device layouts

Previous experience of working with motion control via servo drives

Understanding of the link between PLC systems and other IT systems such as WCS (Warehouse Control System)

Knowledge of functional safety programming

Background in Material Handling/Conveyor Industry

Relevant qualification in electrical/mechanical engineering

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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