Automation Software Engineer

36000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual
27 Mar 2018
24 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
A well established and thriving automation consultancy has a rare opportunity for a Automation Software Engineer to join their highly qualified team in Swadlincote. In return for working a 40 hour Monday to Friday week, alongside the flexibility of site based work, an attractive salary of GBP36 - GBP40K plus benefits is offered. The Automation Software Engineer will have a proven track record in Electrical Engineering with a high level of proficiency in PLC's, SCADA and ideally knowledge of Siemens and Rockwell software within a food & beverage and/or material handling environment

Company Overview

This permanent Automation Software Engineer role offers a unique opportunity to work for a highly regarded and established company that specialises in designing, control panel manufacture, writing software and installing and commissioning factory control systems into OEM's worldwide.

Additionally the company;

- Has a stable order book offering long term stability across varying market sectors
- Has an ongoing growth plan
- Is well established with long term partnerships within its field
- Privately owned with high staff retention

Job Description

The Automation Software Engineer will join an established department consisting of a team of 5 engineers and be responsible for:
• Designing and writing PLC/SCADA control system software
• Produce required documentation (Functional design specifications, manuals)
• Carry out customer testing and acceptance
• Commissioning of systems
• Train customer maintenance and operator staff

The successful candidate will be a well organised, self-driven individual who enjoys a busy working environment with the following personal profile:

• Extensive electrical engineering background
• Good PLC knowledge with the ability to write programmes from scratch
• Knowledge of Siemens S7/S5 and Rockwell software
• Knowledge of Siemens WinCC and Wonderware InTouch SCADA packages
• Electrical control panel construction and maintenance
• Ideally experience within a food & beverage and/or material handling environment
• Self-driven with a clear focus on high quality and standards.
• Have the flexibility to travel the UK wide if necessary (Expenses paid)
• Have the flexibility to work site hours required
• Good communicator on all levels
• Good team player

Once again this is a rare and unique opportunity for an experienced Automation Software Engineer to join a thriving and stable business and take ownership of this busy, varied role.

An attractive package is on offer of GBP36-GBP40K + benefits alongside the opportunity to participate in a company culture that encourages social events and team wellbeing.
If you wish to be considered for this exciting opportunity, please use the 'apply now' button or contact Jo Eley on (Apply online only) for further details.

BE Engineering Ltd is a relationship driven recruiting partnership offering a confidential and personalised career service throughout the UK. We are interested to hear from high calibre professionals across all areas of engineering and manufacturing who are looking for their next progression. Our highly motivated and quality driven consultancy will work to connect you with the very best opportunities in the market. Contact us now on (Apply online only)

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