Role: Software Controls Engineer
Job Type: Permanent

We are recruiting for a full time Software Controls Engineer based in our office in Haslingden. The salary will depend on experience and qualifications. Core hours for the role will be 40hrs/week Monday to Friday with additional hours if required. This role has arisen from the continued growth and success of our Systems team.

Job Summary:

The successful candidate will have experience of PLC control systems, incorporating a good understanding of associated regulations, standards and best practice.

Main duties will include:

  • Understanding and interpreting customers’ technical requirements
  • Liaising with customers to clarify requirements
  • Design of controls systems schematics and software in compliance with regulations
  • Procurement of all hardware and software required to build the system
  • Writing and configuring PLC and HMI industrial software
  • Generating technical documentation as required
  • Leading and monitoring workflow in accordance with the agreed production schedule
  • Working with colleagues in the manufacturing team
  • Overseeing delivery, installation and/or commissioning if necessary
  • Working in accordance with company rules and procedures and quality management system

The ideal candidate for this role will possess the following:

  • A suitable, recognised industrial software, controls or electrical qualification
  • Recent PLC controls and software design experience in a similar industry, ideally:
    • Rockwell (Allen-Bradley) PLCs and HMIs
    • Siemens PLCs and HMIs
  • Industrial communications experience, such as Ethernet, Profibus, Modbus
  • Highly self-motivated and able to work on own initiative
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and written
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Good organisational skills, excellent punctuality and timekeeping
  • Knowledge or experience of any of the following would be an advantage:
    • SCADA systems
    • Electrical experience
    • Commercial skills
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Experience of working to Quality systems ISO 9001

To apply, please send your current CV and covering letter including details of salary expectation.

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