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Controls Engineer

Ref no. BHN559318
Location Warrington, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

Controls Engineer
Automation PLC HMI SCADA
Permanent Position
£45,000 to £55,000

Key skills required for this role

Siemens step7 Rockwell Allen Bradley FDS Programming FAT SAT


Siemens step7 Rockwell Allen Bradley FDS Programming FAT SAT

Job description

Controls Engineer
Automation PLC HMI SCADA
Permanent Position
£45,000 to £55,000

We are recruiting for an Experienced Controls Automation Engineer based in our Warrington office. The role will involve working within a multi-disciplinary engineering team to support deliver of automation scope in a full Controls project lifecycle. The role would be suited to a proactive and resourceful individual
Key tasks:
Development of project documentation such as Functional Design Specification, Software Design Specification and FAT Test schedules in line with user requirements and process design
Architect, develop and debug PLC code with an emphasis on generating code that is organized, structured, documented, maintainable and reusable
Supporting and contribute to wider project documents such as System Architecture and I/O Schedules
Support commissioning activities by carrying out I/O Testing, configuration of equipment over fieldbus networks, setup PID loops and assist in water/product testing.
Instrumentation and sensor interface, data logging, and communication interfaces with other industrial processors
Ensure that all equipment, processes, and methodologies comply with applicable standards, company policy and all Health and Safety Regulations and Codes
Comfortable with programming and development of Siemens/Rockwell & Wonderware automation platforms. (Siemens Step 7, Rockwell RSLogix/Studio 5000)
Familiarity with Ethernet PLC to PLC and PLC to SCADA communications.
Knowledge of Profibus, Profinet and the configuration of I/O devices on these networks.
Familiarity with SCADA systems connected to multiple PLCs - Wonderware InTouch, FactoryTalk preferable but other SCADA systems such as iFix or Siemens WinCC are alternatives.
An engineering degree or a higher technical qualification is normally required. Relevant experience with the willingness and ability to investigate and resolve control system issues is more important.
5 Years+ experience with Siemens/Rockwell & Wonderware automation platforms stated in the technical requirements above
Experience in working in a process engineering environment. Basic understanding of hygienic liquid process systems would be advantageous.
Control and programming and of VSDs, instrumentation and valves.
Ability to design control systems from P&ID's & Process Data Sheets
Generation of project documentation
Microsoft Office literate

Other skills that would be advantageous but not essential are:
Working understanding of general plant systems in FMCG industry (ie. pneumatic, electrical, process)
Knowledge of SQL and MES
An understanding of VMWare and virtual environments

Essential Requisites
Fluent in English (written & speaking)
Technical and professional knowledge
Understanding health and safety requirements
Ability to work alone and as a team
Must be proactive and resourceful
Teamwork and Co-operational skills
Planning and Organisational skills

For more information please contact Kieran Duggan at Matchtech Recruitment on 01489 898162 or apply now to submit your CV

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