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Date Added: Fri 07/01/2022

Modernisation And Technical Support Engineer

South West, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £30000 - £35000/annum

Control Systems Engineer - Modernisation and Support


£(Apply online only) + 25 Days holiday per year (including public holidays) + Company Car + Company Pension + Life Assurance x7 + Medical Cash Plan

Modernisation & Technical Support Engineer to implement upgrades and changes with regards to PLC control systems and technical support for a leading south Bristol based manufacturer. The position offers the successful candidate the opportunity to grow and develop within this newly created position.

The Role would be suited to an experienced service / maintenance / commissioning engineer with strong PLC knowledge within an automated environment. Experience in packaging machinery would be highly advantageous though not essential as other automated backgrounds are considered. Knowledge of PLC's is essential, preferably Allen Bradley / Rockwell but any recent PLC's will be considered.

The core function of the role is to implement and discuss upgrades to current and previous customers based on product portfolio, obsolescence, and market demand. In this new position you will support customers and service engineers handling the on-site installation and commissioning of control systems. You will be able to spot opportunities such as an optional upgrade to a machine, then talk to the customer about it, generate quotation and finalise the sale working closely with the maintenance, commissioning, sales, and commercial teams

The company are a renowned international manufacturer with a huge global client base and can offer a progressive and secure role for the long term to the successful candidate.

The role in brief:

Modernisation and support of PLC Control Systems to current and previous customers
Responsibility for obsolescence of previous PLC's and promoting the upgrading to customers
Liaising with other departments to maximise profit and efficiency of upgrades.The person required:

PLC control system knowledge with regards to the service and installation
Allen Bradley / Rockwell is preferred but consideration will be given to other relevant systems
Automation experience within a production / manufacturing environment is required
Must hold a valid electrical qualification
To be able to understand and modify electrical drawings
To understand machine safety including performance levels and the regulations to go with it
Have completed Electrical 18th edition
To be able to wire an electrical panel and machine wiring
Understand how to go online with a Rockwell PLC, S'mens PLC, HMI and drive system
Be able to fault find within the Rockwell and S'mens PLC
Understand machine motion
Understand how to fault find electrical wiring faults
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