PLC Software Engineer

Midlands Permanent

PLC Software Engineer – Staffordshire – Siemens S7 – Special Purpose Machinery - £35-40k + bonus

+++Client already has a full order book well into next year, Opportunity suits a PLC Software Engineer with at least 3-5 years experience looking to grow and develop into a Senior/Lead Engineer, limited site work, opportunity to get involved in robotics+++

Samuel Frank Associates require a PLC Software Engineer join a special purpose machine manufacturer in East Staffordshire. The successful PLC Software Engineer will have a demonstrable track record in writing Siemens PLC software for special purpose machinery. The client offers the chance to work on a variety of bespoke machine applications in a relaxed and friendly environment.

Key technical areas of interest include;

  • PLC programming experience with Siemens TIA Portal (the ability to program from scratch is preferred but candidates with good code enhancement/modification experience could also be suitable)
  • HMI programming experience with Siemens WinCC
  • Ideally have good understanding of safety circuits (safety relays, failsafe PLCs)

 

PLC Software Engineers with experience of the following will be considered favourably;

  • Robot knowledge
  • Setup and optimise servo/inverter drives using Siemens Starter Tool
  • Technical documentation writing skills
  • Good understanding of electrical standards for machinery design (e.g. EN 60204)

 

You’ll also be involved in full machine commissioning from power-up right through to completion as well as final machine commissioning at customer sites (mainly UK). The client estimates approximately 4-6 weeks/year will be spent on sites throughout the ok. A 12 week job for them in the workshop may take 2-3 days onsite to commission for example.

 

The role is commutable from Lichfield, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, Walsall, Cannock, Tamworth, Burton-on-Trent and Nuneaton.

 

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