Service Engineer - Automation / Software

Midlands Permanent

Service Engineer – Automation / Software – Home based – UK Coverage - £40-45k + overtime + company car + on call uplift

Samuel Frank Associates is now recruiting for a Service Engineer with a strong background in PLC software and SCADA Systems combined with previous experience of servicing special purpose machinery for either food production & packaging or pharmaceutical production & packaging. The successful Service Engineer will be involved in site based corrective and predictive maintenance as well as troubleshooting/servicing on a wide range of equipment.

Key aspects to the Service Engineer position include –

  • Role is home based – you’ll spend your time either in the office in the North West, at home or onsite across the UK.
  • You need to be able to program changes/modifications to Rockwell PLCs (RSLogix 5000, RSLogix500, Studio 5000) on existing equipment and lines
  • You’ll be able to read SCADA code and fault find/make changes
  • You’ll need previous experience of being a travelling Site/Service Engineer – this isn’t an office based software writing all the time type role!
  • Large involvement in industrial networking – Modbus, ProfiBus, ProfiNet, Ethernet, DeviceNet
  • Out of hours support for customers – on-call allowance paid

Your technical qualifications will be in Software, Electric and/or Electronic Engineering and you will have developed specific competences in automation including; HMI interfacing, operator panels, PLC programming ( Rockwell / Allen Bradley) and fault finding and Electrical Engineering having good knowledge on electrical panels, MCC, process instrumentation and electrical installation, mainly oriented to troubleshooting and fault finding.

The client is looking to bring in a Service Engineer for this opportunity asap and has plans to add another three Service Engineers to team in the next 12-18 months. They have a significant amount of new work coming up as well delivering on existing service contracts.

The ideal place for someone to be based for the expected coverage would be Staffordshire, West Midlands, East Midlands or Worcestershire as the area that needs covering is South of Birmingham.

Please apply today for an immediate response!

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