Up to £65,000
We are seeking an experienced Controls Engineer to join a growing team in Gloucester. As the Controls Engineer, you’ll play a pivotal role in the development and maintenance of this company’s control systems.
You’ll be responsible for the programming and integration of vision systems, particularly using Cognex and similar products for inspection and measurement purposes. In addition, you will provide vital support for prototype development, new machine builds, and existing equipment in the field. Safety is of paramount importance, and you will ensure compliance with international standards and practices.
Furthermore, you will be responsible for generating support documentation to aid in machine manufacturing, testing, and customer documentation packages.
Your role will also involve offering customer support and occasional on-site travel as needed.
- Possess a qualification at the HNC/HND level or its equivalent in a software-related field.
- Demonstrate a track record of expertise in PLC, HMI, and motion programming, preferably utilizing the Rockwell Logix platform, Safety PLC, Kinetix motion control, Studio 5000, and FTViewME. Familiarity with Siemens Control systems and the TIA portal is advantageous.
- Proficiency in robotic applications, with a preference for experience with Yaskawa systems.
- Familiarity with vision systems is a plus.
- Willing and able to undertake international travel to customer sites, with trips typically lasting 2-3 weeks, occurring 4-5 times annually, depending on project demands.
- Hold a current passport.