Control System Engineer

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dependent on experience
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Controls System Engineer 

The ideal candidate is to have good practical experience commissioning Siemens variable speed drives (S120), Siemens PLC (STEP 7 / TIA) and Siemens

Location: Coventry & Possibly some Overseas Travel Required
Salary: Circa £35k pa (Dependant on experience)
Position Type: Permanent Contract: Full Time- (Working Hours: Monday - Thursday 7.30am - 4pm, Friday 7.30am - 3pm)

§ Commission our range of CNC machine tools.
§ Test of electrical control circuits & Test safety circuits.
§ Configure, load and test PLC / CNC Controls (Mainly Siemens).
§ Measuring system calibrations and preparation of the machine for production trials.
§ Load & Test of CNC system, HMI (Siemens), Servo drives (Mainly Siemens).
§ Design of control circuits (hardware and PLC).
§ Functional Testing of the machine tool to product and contract specifications.
§ Ensure compliance with CE / UKCA requirements.
§ Provide Customer support. This position requires a well-motivated, confident Control System Engineer who can demonstrate the following;
§ Ability to read electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic circuit diagrams.
§ Experienced with AC & DC control circuits (LV).
§ Experienced with setup and commissioning of inverter drives & servo motors.
§ Good working knowledge of actuators & sensors.
§ Practical experience of fault finding on electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
§ Have understanding and practical working knowledge of CNC machine tools.
§ Experience of reading & writing PLC programs (TIA Portal & STEP 7).
§ Competent use of PC equipment, windows, office applications, TIA/STEP 7 and EPLAN.
§ Basic NC Programming experience (Siemens 840D experience advantageous).


Workforce Manufacturing are responsible for placing skilled and in demand people on both a permanent and contract basis into the Engineering, Technical and Manufacturing sectors, from skilled Shop Floor Personnel and Specialist Engineers to Supervisory and Management positions. We operate from several prime locations throughout Central England and our Specialist Consultants will have an in-depth understanding of your skills and offer best advice on your next step!! We are always searching for the best talent, so if you know anyone, why not recommend someone to one of our professional team who will be more than happy to help. MFR40

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