Job Details: Drives & Automation Service Engineer

Systems Integration Specialist
Greater Midlands
£40,000 - £45,000 (OTE £55,000)
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Van/Car Allowance, 5% Pension, Paid Overtime, Door To Door
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Dedicated Automation Service Engineer with solid Drives & PLC background urgently required to join one of the most experienced players in the systems integration market. Working for a company with an excellent reputation for delivering complete turnkey projects to a worldwide client base


Drives & Automation Service Engineer


£40,000 – 45,000, OTE £55k

Van/Car Allowance, Bonus & Pension Scheme, Paid Overtime, Door to Door Travel  

Greater Midlands. Ref: SC23528


Drives & Automation Service Engineer - The Role:

  • Reactive site support on customer automation control applications to include PLC, VSD’s, Robots network and SCADA systems
  • 24/7 reactive callout support (rostered cover)
  • Workshop testing of engineered automation Control Systems
  • Investigation and Repair of components to include PLC, VSD’s, Robots network and SCADA systems
  • Accurate marking-up of project schematics and documentation
  • Assist with the development and delivery of bespoke training courses to meet the customer’s requirements
  • Support and train colleagues where possible
  • Assist other engineers with on-site commissioning and service of engineered automation Control Systems
  • Assist sales with technical support, site audits and quotations
  • Assist in the development of the service department to increase its capabilities and competitiveness within the marketplace


Drives & Automation Service Engineer - The Person:

  • Knowledge/experience of the following is essential:
    • Variable speed & servo drives for at least one of the following: Siemens, ABB, Danfoss, Rockwell, CT
    • PLC experience for Rockwell, Siemens, Mitsubishi, Omron products and software
    • Robot experience would be an advantage
  • Capable of reading electrical schematic diagrams and PLC software listings
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate with customers, other contractors and other commissioning engineers with regard to problems, progress and targets
  • Flexibility to travel and stay away from home for periods of time with travel to customer sites across the UK and overseas
  • A great team player with the ability to work off own initiative


Ideally, you will be based close to the M5/M6 corridor. Locations could include within or around South Manchester, Chester, Wigan, Telford, Wolverhampton, Birmingham, Coventry or Worcester.


You MUST be flexible to travel into the main workshop for in house testing when needed.


All travel is covered. Overtime is paid for all hours worked over standard 40 hour week. A company van is provided or car allowance providing the vehicle is fit for purpose.


For further information call Sarah Clarke

Available on: 01902212000 or 07519122547

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