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  • Job reference: RMS0216700

Automation Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Essex
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 16/09/2019
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
Are you an Automation Engineer who is comfortable with travelling the globe to assist with installation, commissioning and repair equipment? Do you have knowledge of PLC equipment including PLC, SCADA and working knowledge of VFDs?

If so, then a role working for one of the largest organisations in the engineering sector could well be worth applying for.

Key responsibilities of the role:

- From your time having worked with Allen Bradley and Siemens PLC equipment previously, you will perform control diagnosis using highly developed fault finding skills
- Using your high level engineering skills, you will cover all systems including PLC and SCADA
- Design, modify and code new and existing HMI display systems
- Experience in the installation and commissioning of projects
- You will help and conduct with engineering training on both new and current plant equipment
- You will be capable of following, understanding and developing improvement strategies within PLC ladder code
- Configure and develop software for a wide variety of applications
- Collaborate and communicate with engineers and other members of staff when completing project work in order to enhance production

The Company:
- Our client is an instantly recognisable brand in the mechanical engineering sector. They are highly profitable and have over 100 offices globally.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- Experience of Rockwell RSLogix 5000
- Siemens Step 7 or TIA portal
- Knowledge of Allen Bradley and Siemens PLC equipment

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
- Experience of WinCC, FactoryTalk, Wonderware and iFix would be advantageous.

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