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Software/Systems/Controls/Automation Engineer - up to £60K package

Posted 5 February by Redbox Recruitment Easy Apply Ended

Software/Systems/Controls/Automation Engineer - up to £60K package

Do you have experience with PLC/automation/machinery/controls? Do you want to work for a world leading Dorset based development, design & manufacturing company with clients in over 150 countries?

Working in a dynamic team of 15 you will be responsible for the development of software for VSD’s, motion control, vision/code reading, pneumatic and 3rd party equipment into the control systems for various ranges of machinery. This role involves regular travel overseas for commissioning at client sites (1 - 2 weeks per month).

This new opportunity offers an excellent package made up of; competitive circa £40K basic + regular overtime + travel incentive payments together with great company benefits such as training, free parking + much more , Based in Ferndown.

Responsibilities of the Software/Systems/Controls/Automation Engineer:

  • Development of software specifications with customer.

  • Create functional design specification for software.

  • Automation and PLC programming

  • Create software in most appropriate format and language.

  • Bench test software before release.

  • Commission software on and offsite.

  • Manage updates with other commissioning engineers.

  • Manage version control.

  • Report back to management with progress and possible improvements.

  • Work with electrical and mechanical engineers to ensure requirements met.

  • Feed time scales back to management team for costing and scheduling.

  • Customer support with software issues.

  • Systems and documentation development for manuals and training.

Personal Attributes of the Software/Systems/Controls/Automation Engineer:

  • Strong, previous experience as a Software Engineer from the Automation sector.

  • Knowledge of bespoke automation machinery, to include the use of electromechanical mechanisms, pneumatics and servo operation.

  • Knowledge of PLC and automation.

  • Degree in software related course

What’s in it for you?

  • Up to £60K Package

  • Salary = Circa £40K Basic + Overtime and travel incentive payments (see below)

  • Hours = 37.5 per week - 08:00 to 17:00 hours Monday to Thursday 08:00 to 12:30 hours Friday

  • Regular overtime available (10/20 hour per week) but not guaranteed.

  • Premium paid for overseas working

  • Pension scheme to which the Company contributes

  • 25 days annual leave, plus Bank Holidays

  • Free parking

  • Free tea and coffee during breaks and lunch

  • Sodexo benefits scheme - childcare vouchers; cycle to work; discounts at various national supermarkets and stores; employee assistance program.

Reference: 34399626

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