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Applications Support Engineer - Industrial Automation

  • Location:

    Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire

  • Sector:

    IT & Infrastructure Support

  • Job Type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Wilkin Chan

  • Contact Email:

    wilkinchan@spectrumit.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    50000

  • Salary low:

    35000

  • Job Ref:

    VR/10228_1557331427

  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-05-22

  • Start Date:

    asap

Applications Support Engineer - Industrial automation

As a result of continuing expansion, my client now seeking multi-disciplined engineers to join the applications and technical support team. Their products; specialised programmable motion controllers / PLCs, are used in a broad range of industrial machines to provide core motion and automation functionality.

Requirements:

You will ideally have an HNC or higher in Electrical / Electronics / Mechanical Engineering. You should also be able to demonstrate knowledge of interfacing automation hardware with electrical systems and the basic principles of machine control.

Experience with at least 3 of the following will be advantageous:

  • High level programming languages; for example, C, BASIC, Python, Java
  • PLC programming, preferably using the standard IEC61131-3 environment
  • Electrical interfacing between a controller and sensors/actuators in an automation system
  • Servo drives and brushless servo motors
  • Stepper motors and drives
  • Ethernet networks, TCP/IP and topology
  • PC running Windows 7 / Windows 10
  • Real-time networks, e.g. EtherCAT, Sercos, CanOpen
  • Application and configuration of Industrial Robots
  • Programming and configuration of touch-screen HMIs

Applicants will have a broad personality and the ability to communicate effectively in English.

Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the UK

A full driving licence is required.

Benefits:

  • Important role in an engineering led company
  • Work with the latest technology in robotics and motion control
  • Occasional international travel
  • Attractive salary, profit related pay and pension contribution