Job Details: Service Engineers Systems Integration

Systems Integration Specialist
West Midlands
On request
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Car Allowance, Overtime, Allowances, Pension


Automation Experts Ltd –

Immediate Job Opportunity


Service Engineers Systems Integration

PLC & Drives Systems

North West Midlands – Ideal Locations Telford, Stoke, Stafford, Cannock

Car Allowance, Overtime, Allowances, Pension

Ref SC 21262


Dedicated Automation Service Engineer with solid PLC & Drives controls background urgently required to join one of the most experienced players in the systems integration market.


Not just a Service Engineer, this role will offer the right Engineer the opportunity to develop into a more senior member of the team. You will take more responsibility for ongoing team growth, customer liaison and technical support. If you have background of this already that would be great, however more important is the drive, interest and capability to take on this type of position.


This client has an excellent reputation for delivering complete turnkey projects to a worldwide client base and are a leading UK automation solutions provider and systems integrator. Working on complete Electrical Control Systems, the Service Engineer will provide prompt, thorough support to customers both on-site and remotely for a range of equipment. In this case, we are seeking specific skills with PLC & Drives software. Additional knowledge of robot systems ideal.


Job Responsibilities

·         Carry out routine maintenance, servicing and breakdown repairs of equipment as necessary

·         Support installation, commissioning activities, field troubleshooting and upgrade work

·         Provide technical support to customers on-site and remotely

·         Participate as a member of an on-call rota for out of hours support

·         Provide a high quality service to customers

·         Be pro-active in supporting other company activities such as supporting fellow engineers, training, and assisting with sales and site support


Knowledge, Skills & Experience

·         Ideally HNC/HND in relevant discipline

·         Previous experience of control systems and robotics

·         Highly computer literate

·         Ability to work either individually or as part of a team


Knowledge and experience of some of the following is a requirement:

·         PLC – Siemens TIA Portal and/or Rockwell ControlLogix                                       

·         Variable speed drives, AC DC and Servo – Siemens OR ABB OR Rockwell OR Control Techniques OR SSD               

·         Robots, Kuka, ABB                                                    

·         SCADA – Siemens WinCC/TIA OR Rockwell RSView OR IFix OR Wonderware InTouch

·         COMMS – FieldBus OR EtherNet OR Profibus OR ProfiNet OR ModBus


Ideally, we are seeking applicants with additional knowledge of legacy Siemens S5 & Omron PLC’s in order to both service and upgrade systems for customers.


The Automation Service Engineer will have excellent diagnostic and problem solving skills and will be confident and proactive with an organised approach to work. You will also be prepared to take part in a 24/7 on-call rota which will be 1 in 4 – an additional allowance will be paid.


This is not a home based role – you will spend your time either based in the workshop/factory or out with customers.


We are seeking candidates based in the West Midlands area with ideal locations being Wolverhampton, Telford, Cannock, Walsall, Litchfield, Stoke or Stafford.


If you are well organised and have excellent communication skills please contact Sarah Clarke on 01902 212 000 or 07519122547 for more information. Alternatively, email a copy of your current CV to quoting the above reference number. 


All respondents to this position must be eligible to live and work in the UK - Automation Experts are unable to assist with the award of Visas or UK Work Permits.

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