Rockwell PLC Programmer

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  • £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
  • Posted 551 days ago

PLC Software Engineer- West Midlands- Permanent- £Negotiable
An exciting opportunity with this dynamic and fast-growing business awaits the right candidate to provide PLC and HMI software development, commissioning and support activities on highly complex and integrated automated manufacturing lines.

Primarily utilising Rockwell ControlLogix & Siemens (S7) PLC software skills to develop and debug equipment / machine performance, achieve uptime and machine cycle times. You will work as part of a cross functional team working with electrical, mechanical and process engineers to provide software solutions.

You will work on projects from beginning of the design process, through installation and start-up process of both large capital equipment projects and smaller continuous improvement projects.

A minimum of 5 years working experience in the field of industrial automation systems you will be used to developing and commissioning PLC and HMI software. Previous experience within major automation projects, ideally within Automotive type projects, including the use of the Rockwell DCP software standard is preferred.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

In general however, tasks and responsibilities can include:
Designing and developing PLC & HMI software for new control systems;
Testing, maintaining and modifying existing PLC and HMI systems;
Analysing data and presenting findings in written reports;
Working collaboratively with electrical engineers, process engineers, and other staff
Liaising with clients, suppliers, contractors
Troubleshooting and problem-solving
Providing advice and consultancy support
Produce written software test procedures
Assist in developing new business proposals
Communicate in a professional and courteous manner when dealing with customer, suppliers and company staff.
Complete and file all relevant documentation in accordance with Company Policies and Procedures.
Maintain good communications with all interested parties to the project.
Adhere to Health and Safety requirements and best practice at all times.
Serve as a mentor to less experienced software engineers
Perform as a technical leader or lead software engineer if required
Collaborate and add value through participation in peer software reviews, providing comments and suggestions as appropriate
Such duties as directed by a Manager which may be necessary, from time to time, & may be reasonably required.

If this role is of interest please apply or contact me for more info:

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