Location Rugby
Job-type Permanent
Salary £45k - 55k per year + Benefits
Contact Josh Kerr
Call Josh
Email [email protected]
Reference 102963

Senior Controls Engineer

Rugby

£45,000 - £55,000

Our client are a worldwide leader in the machine manufacturer for mining and construction, they provide the integration, installation, service and upgrade to a range of equipment in mining and heavy industries. As a Controls Engineer, you will lead the development of PLC control software and overall control system design for hoisting and winch applications within the mining industry

Key Responsibilities – Controls Engineer

  • Lead the development and testing of PLC control software for hoisting and winch applications in the mining industry.
  • Follow the work break down structure and allocate software development related tasks to the engineering team.
  • Contribute to the overall control system design for hoisting applications.
  • Follow the company's software development rules and document control procedures.
  • Provide input and contribute to the development of the functional design of hoisting systems.
  • Gain an understanding of the relevant input & output devices, and develop software to interface with these devices. (sensors, motor drives etc)

Qualifications & Experience – Controls Engineer

  • Experience in control and instrumentation, ideally in heavy industry.
  • Proficiency in Siemens TIA Portal and Siemens PLC programming. (S7-1200/1500)
  • Demonstrable experience in carrying out risk analyses and implementing functional safety.
  • Working knowledge of IEC 61508
  • Working knowledge of Wincc Unified.
  • Demonstrable problem-solving skills and ability to work independently and within a team.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work effectively with other engineers, managers, and stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of modern drive systems such as ABB ACS880
  • Experience in developing and testing PLC control software for hoisting and winch applications.
  • Knowledge of industrial network architectures (Profinet, Profibus, Modbus)
  • Knowledge of hydraulic systems and design.
  • Previous experience in working in a highly regulated industry

Benefits – Controls Engineer

  • Generous overtime rates.
  • 8% employer pension contribution
  • 30 days holiday = Bank Holidays

For more information on this role, please contact Josh Kerr on 01453 829770 or send a copy of your CV to [email protected]

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