Senior PLC / Drives Engineer

50000.00 - 55000.00 GBP Annual + GBP50000 - GBP55000/annum Benefits
10 Aug 2017
07 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Russell Taylor are actively recruiting a Senior PLC / Drives Engineer to work for their Client, an Automation Solution Provider in Shropshire. This is an exciting opportunity to lead the design and co-ordination of complex controls system projects within a wide variety of industries.

Job Responsibilities
* Total engineering responsibility for projects, from initial handover to completion and beyond
* Provide a high quality service to customers, whilst delivering projects in line with the Company's philosophy
* Maintain the Company's reputation as a leading edge systems integrator
* Take complete ownership of the project at handover stage and maintain responsibility for all activities, including those delegated to other staff or sub contractors
* Detailed hardware and software design including product selection
* Manage project expenditure, ensuring that budgets are maintained
* Comply with all relevant standards and work to the Company's ISO9001:2008 registered quality procedures
* Carry out regular reviews of the project, ensure that delivery & other milestones met
* Advise the Projects & Engineering Director of any items that may impact on the project programme to ensure that the company maintains its policy of never delivering late
* Liaise closely with the Purchasing Department to ensure that all purchases are made ensuring that the time constraints of the project are maintained and such purchases are competitively priced
* Generate quotations and specifications, and negotiate with the customer for additional cost items
* Manage any customer change order requests, including additional cost items, to ensure that prices and budgets are correctly maintained
* Organise CAD, manufacturing, test, despatch and commissioning activities during the course of the project
* Visits to customer sites where required to ensure smooth flow of the project
* On-site commissioning of completed project, if required
* To comply with all Company procedures as defined in various documents including the Quality Manual, Staff Manual and Health & Safety Manual
* Be pro-active in supporting other company activities such as supporting fellow engineers, training, and assisting with sales and site support
* To maintain good relationships with customers, suppliers and company staff
* Other duties as required

Knowledge, Skills & Experience
* Qualified to degree level in Electrical/Electronic Engineering
* Previous experience in industrial drive and control systems
* Good working knowledge of variable speed drives, PLCs and SCADA/HMI products
* Ability to work either individually or as part of a team
* Able to manage and document the information required for a successful project

Knowledge and experience of some of the following is a requirement:

Variable Speed Drives:
* AC, DC and Servo
* Siemens
* Rockwell
* Cpntrol Techniques

* Siemens WinCC
* Rockwell RSView
* IFix
* InTouch

* Siemens S7
* Rockwell ControlLogix

* Ethernet
* Profibus
* Modbus

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