PLC Support Engineer

England, Northamptonshire, Towcester
06 Mar 2018
20 Mar 2018
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Full Time
This company is one of the world's leading suppliers of traditional warehouse storage equipment and automated logistics systems.

They are currently seeking a PLC Engineer, this is an office based position working with their IT and PLC team offering first line support to their RM sites.

Ideally you will have worked within a similar role, you will have qualifications in this field.

Your duties will include:

- Identify and resolve issues with Programmable logic controller (PLC).
- Design, generate, and maintain reports detailing availability data
- Effectively communicates with customers in high-impact scenarios.
- The role may include travel, both nationally and internationally to attend training, customer meetings or provide on-site support.
- Update help-desk ticketing system to track, monitor, and resolve issues.
- Assist our software development team with projects.
- Work as part of international team to ensure maximum system uptime and performance.

You will ideally have:

- Experience with ladder logic on Siemens Step7 or similar experience.
- Experience with bus systems (ASI-BUS, PROFIBUS, CAN BUS, etc.)
- Experience with different actuators and sensors (SICK sensors, SEW drives, etc.)
- Ability to read, analyse, and interpret technical journals.
- Ability to write technical user and procedure manuals.
- To be able to respond to detailed inquiries or complaints from internal and external customers verbally and in written form.
- To apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations and permutations.
- To apply mathematical operations to such tasks as analysis, frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity
- Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables in situations where only limited standardisation exists.

This position to start will be Monday - Friday however as the team grows this could become shift based.

If you are after a new opportunity they would like to hear from you, in return they can offer a competitive salary, on the job training and development and an excellent benefits package.

If you would like to apply for this position, please send your CV.

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