Controls Engineer

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  • Slough, Berkshire View on Map
  • Post Date : January 13, 2023
  • Apply Before : March 5, 2023
  • Salary: $3,500,050,000.00 - $50,000.00
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  • Job ID 307164

Job Description

I am recruiting for a controls engineer based in the Slough area

Main purpose of job:

Development of new PLC control system designs and maintaining current software up to date using electrical schematics and Control Philosophy/FDS. Testing of electrical/electronic and control systems, producing detailed design, programming of Allen Bradley (AB) PLCs and HMIs. On site commissioning of special projects when required. Training will also be provided to enhance the software development skills.

Main Responsibilities:

* Developing and maintaining our range of equipment using Allen Bradley PLCs Micro800, CompactLogix and associated HMIs by writing well-structured PLC/HMI code

* Creating function blocks in structured text and ladder logic, taking forward our intuitive HMI style across all our platforms

* Able to work with senior management and develop a clear to understand Control philosophy and when agreed a detailed FDS leading to clear concise software and maintain documentation

* An understanding of how to integrate the system into customer’s overall control system using Ethernet and Modbus protocols

* Help troubleshoot issues with software and hardware in Test department when required

* Reporting, communicating and working with other departments as a team

* Planning, managing own projects and work packages

* Commissioning and start-up of larger special projects when service need assistance

* Provide Tier 3 software support to colleagues and customers when required

Candidate Requirements:

* Bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering or Controls based qualification

* Be able to develop and design code for PLC and HMI

* Be able to read and understand electrical and control schematics

* Good project management and problem-solving skills

* Give ideas and new concepts to improve the products

If this sounds of interest, please apply today