PLC Programmer (Siemens)

Location UK / Lisburn

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary £30000 - 40000

Updated 2 weeks ago

Reference 1360581

 Job Description

PLC Programmer (Siemens, Lisburn, £35,000 per annum)

We’re working with a well know FMCG manufacturer with an extraordinary history in Northern Ireland. The business operates a purpose built lean and energy efficient production facility, and their products are sold globally. Due to the restructure of the team, we are assisting the business in their search for an Automation Engineer to work on a full time permanent dayshift basis.

Your new role
Due to the restructure of the team, we are assisting the business in their search for a PLC Programmer to work on a full time permanent dayshift basis.

* Perform software upgrades on high speed automated equipment including in-house projects.
* Assist maintenance personnel on breakdowns as and when required.
* Understanding of controls and software applications used in FMCG environment.
* Applicant needs to have a flexible approach regarding working hours as and when required.

What you’ll need to succeed
The role of Automation Engineer requires an engineer with strong proven maintenance skills from a fast-paced engineering background. You’ll have a good fault finding ability and have a broad-based understanding of controls and software applications in industry.

Essential criteria

  • experience in Siemens S7 PLCs and associated software.
  • A formal relevant technical qualification to at least HND, HNC, Degree level. Familiarity with Siemens PLC Networks including Profibus, Ethernet etc.
  • a working knowledge of SCADA and HMI working applications.
  • experience of Variable Speed Drives (VSD), including programming and fault finding.
  • Have a working knowledge of closed loop control systems, including pressure, temperature and flow control. a good understanding of the concept and terminology used in control systems which include Proportional, Derivative and Integral Control actions. (PID).
  • Have strong analytical skills supporting fast and effective problem solving.
  • Be able to demonstrate a proven ability in trouble shooting in a dynamic high speed production environment.

What you’ll get in return
If you would like to work in an environment where you can make a real difference and make a tangible impact this is the environment for you. The business prides itself on providing autonomy to its staff, and encouraging creative thinking in your work. They want to provide a workplace with a spirit of collaboration, and real solutions to the he challenge of sustainability in manufacturing. Along with a salary of £35,000 per annum, you’ll be given a doubled up pension contribution, opportunity to join the share save scheme, potential for bonus, regular review and appraisal of your learning progress, and a generous starting entitlement of 31 days annual leave increasing with every year you are with the business.

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