Automation Controls Engineer

Northern Ireland, County Londonderry, Londonderry
£30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
07 Jan 2021
04 Feb 2021
Bobby Sturgeon
Contract Type
Full Time

Automation Controls Engineer - L/Derry

Your new company
We are currently seeking to recruit an Automation Controls Engineer to join a leading manufacturer of custom-built automated and robotic machinery. Our client is one of NI most technologically advanced Engineering firms and have produced a number of 'first-of-its-kind' machines. Working from their modern headquarters in L/Derry you will join an established Automation team.

Your new role
As the latest Automation Controls Engineer you will take responsibility for projects from the initial design stage, through to programming, build and final commissioning. You will be entrusted with programming a range of different PLCs from various manufacturers and ensuring that functionality meets customers expectations. You will work alongside Mechanical Design Engineers and in collaboration you will devise innovative solutions to deliver on high value projects. Taking ownership for projects will mean that on occasion you will travel to site for installation and commission work - this travel would be worldwide but will only be for a limited timeframe.

What you'll need to succeed
To be prove a success in securing this role you should be coming with a recognised qualification in electrical or electronic engineer with 3+ years' experience in working with controls & automated equipment. You should have experience of PLC programming for siemens controls or similar. You should have strong technical expertise with the ability to build, assembly and commission.

What you'll get in return
In return the successful candidate will be rewarded with the opportunity to join one of NI's most innovative and impressive engineering firms. You will be rewarded with a highly competitive salary (circa £40K) depending on experience and a strong rewards and benefits package.

What you need to do now
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