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Date Added: Tue 18/05/2021

Electrical Controls Engineer

Bridgwater, UK
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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £47000 - £48000 / annually

Electrical Controls Technician / Engineer

Location: Taunton, Somerset

The Company: A Global multi-site leading Manufacturing Company

Rotating Shift Pattern

42hrs a week - 24/7

Plus Overtime, Pension and Excellent package

  • As a shift electrical Controls and Automation Technician at a large manufacturing / process site and part of a large specialist engineering support function
  • Responsible for all Electrical Controls, Automation and Electrical Manufacturing Maintenance activities within production - first line support to line and CI
  • Continuous improvement of controls systems
  • Act as a subject matter expert on controls
  • Monitor plant operational efficiency, reliability and capability of all plant and equipment, identifying areas of under-performance or opportunity to improve!
  • Responsible for the elimination of breakdowns through continual improvement of the production facility control systems.
  • Diagnose faults and modify software/equipment on a variety of PLC, SCADA, and servo control systems!
  • Identify and carry out appropriate preventative maintenance and software backups to minimise downtime
  • Support Capital projects in development, installation and commissioning

Does this sound like you?

  • Apprentice trained in an electrical / controls discipline
  • Several years' experience as an Electrical Technician
  • Manufacturing Experience
  • Experience in the maintenance of electrical and electronic control systems
  • Use PLC to interrogate PLC code
  • Minor software programming changes
  • Variable Speed Drive controllers
  • Understand how to optimize sensors
  • Instrumentation calibration and associated record keeping
  • Good team player and logical thinker

Fantastic opportunity to join a well-established and long serving team with years of experience and knowledge to share with you so you can learn quickly with support and help improve the automation capability of a large site.

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