Lead PLC Software Engineer

Midlands Permanent

Lead PLC Software Engineer – West Midlands or Home Based – £45k + £6k car allowance + overtime + remote support rota payments = £60-70k OTE

+++Position can be based from home with occasional trips to office, very well established and well-regarded company and a professional working environment+++

Samuel Frank Associates is recruiting for a Lead PLC Software Engineer with a background in Siemens PLCs to join a company in the West Midlands. You’ll need to be able to deliver projects from start to finish and have previous experience as the Lead Engineer. The client estimates a split of 70/30 between being either based in the office (or at home) and being based on their sites which are all in the UK.

Key technologies/areas of interest for the Lead PLC Software Engineer -

  • Siemens S7/TIA Portal, WinCC
  • Beckhoff PLCs
  • Knowledge of Industrial Ethernet and modern field buses (e.g. PROFIBUS, ASI), AC drives and design experience of HMI systems would be an advantage.
  • Be able to read and interpret electrical schematic drawings
  • IEC61131 orientated programming

The main responsibilities of the Lead PLC Software Engineer role include –

  • Design, coding, specification and test of PLC, HMI and AC drive software.
  • Control system definition, standards, design, specification and concept.
  • Responsible for application engineering of HMI/PLC systems
  • To function as a key person, to deliver the system, fully tested and documented to site to the required specifications and project schedule.

The client’s office is easily commutable from most parts of Southern Birmingham including places such as Leamington Spa, Worcester, Redditch, Kidderminster, Bromsgrove, Solihull, Stratford, Coventry and Stourbridge.

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