PLC Controls Engineer

Up to £45,000 + Benefits
16 Sep 2017
29 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting opportunity exists within our Technical Development Team for a PLC Controls Engineer. This role will report directly into our Senior Technical Manager and will be responsible for providing technical advice and guidance, designing control and process circuits and the modification and installation of control systems.

The role of PLC Controls Engineer:

• PLC/HMI design, installation and commissioning (Keyence, Omron, Mitsubishi)
• PLC/Electrical (low voltage) fault finding
• Providing advice and guidance on any matters in relation to electrical standards and control systems
• Designing control and process circuits
• Modification and installation of control systems on automated machinery
• Specification of electrical control components
• Work to constantly improve efficiency of production machinery

The ideal PLC Controls Engineer:

• Recognised apprenticeship scheme completed with relevant HNC/D qualification
• Experience as an PLC Controls Engineer with circuit design, PLC programming and fault finding
• Experience of robotics preferable
• Experience of CE Marking process
• Previous experience within a fast paced manufacturing environment
• Proactive approach to continuous improvement
• High attention to detail with good analytical and reporting skills
• Ability to be flexible, work within a team and show initiative when working alone


• Salary – up to £45,000
• Bonus
• Pension Scheme up to 12 % employer contributions
• Life assurance up to 4 x annual salary
• Voluntary lifestyle benefit scheme
• 31 days holiday
• Discounted Manchester United home game tickets
• Discounted Epson products and consumables
• Onsite occupational health, Physiotherapist and Counselling services
• Company Sick Pay scheme
• Free secure parking onsite

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