Junior Controls Engineer – West Midlands


Junior Controls Engineer – West Midlands – Permanent – £23-30k + private health care

Samuel Frank is recruiting for a Junior Control Engineer ideally with knowledge of the Siemens range of PLCs and associated packages. Junior Control Engineers with some PLC experience in any of the other major vendors will be considered as long as the successful person is keen to cross train into Siemens.

The company is a small systems integrator, so the role comes with plenty of opportunity to shine whilst working on very interesting and challenging projects. They have a culture of helping people further themselves academically and the role could see the Junior Control Engineer develop and quickly progress into a role with a wide range of responsibilities.

Key aspects to the Junior Control Engineer role include;

  • Ideally have some knowledge of Siemens TIA Portal, WinCC and HMIs.
  • Write well-structured PLC software in accordance with pre-defined Function Design Specifications
  • Write HMI or SCADA software
  • Carry out software code reviews
  • A willingness to learn how to write first class documentation (i.e. Software Design Specification, Operating Instructions, Factory Acceptance Test Documents, Site Acceptance Test Documents)
  • Very limited extended stints on site. So far this year, there has been one stint of 4 weeks on site. All the company’s customers are based regionally in the UK. The FATs are usually done in the workshop which reduces the time required to be away from home.

All applicants must be British passport holders as some of the work will require security clearance.

The company can offer a supportive working environment where your opinion is valued, with the opportunity to be involved in a very interesting range of long term projects.

The role will be mainly office based and the clients’ offices are based on the West side of Birmingham and will be easily commutable from places such as Kingswinford, Wolverhampton, Walsall, Dudley, Halesowen, Brierley Hill & Stourbridge.

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