Control Systems Engineer – Robotics

  • £50000 - £60000 per annum
  • Coventry
  • Posted: 19/08/2021
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 025420357

Job Details

A leading global organisation is investing in developing new disruptive technologies for automation and robotic solutions for use in fast paced manufacturing or logistics operations
Control Systems  Engineer – Robotic automation
Salary: upto £60000 + company car
Location: West Midlands - commutable from South Birmingham, Coventry, Redditch, Solihull, Warwick, Leamington Spa areas. Some flexibility for remote working
Working in a newly created R&D team you will be working on next generation programmes, designing and implement control software & simulation models and testing as required to ensure functionality.  
o Design, build and program PLC control systems used at the heart of new innovative robot solutions to meet customer specific requirements
o Lead and collaborate with the engineering team to create bespoke automation solutions, based on customer requirements - converting customer requirements into FDS.
o Plan controls architecture and cabinet layouts for each system, creating electrical drawings
o Liaise with clients and management team to support the development of strategy, team goals and the future direction of the business.
o Provide engineering support to the service team with advice and remedial actions following investigations of product failures.
The role requires a highly skilled and focused Senior Control Systems Engineer who can demonstrate creative and ingenious thinking with the ability to solve both software and integration problems quickly with a portfolio of experience across the following fields;
o MEng/BEng/Bsc in Engineering, Physics, Computer Science
o Significant design and progamming of Control Systems for machinery design, controls or robotics development activities.
o Capable of independent logical thought and deduction to solve problems.
o Advanced PLC programming (Beckhoff , C# and IEC61131-3 Structured text) general integration of hardware and software.
o Knowledge of robot programming, system integration and industrial communications (e.g. TCP/IP, MODBUS TCP/RTU, RS232/485, OPCUA, PROFINET).
o Experience of electrical control theory, electrical panel design and generation of circuit diagrams to support the machine technical file.
o Knowledge of the CE/UKCA machinery directive sections appropriate to your field.
The opportunity:
We are looking for bright, enthusiastic, and highly capable applicants who will thrive working in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, with no two days the same, working at the edge of robotics engineering.  You must be willing to experiment and try something new, knowing it may fail but through sheer persistence you will master the problem and deliver the required solution. Compulsion to solve problems and understand how things work at a fundamental level, curiosity of all things engineering and passion for technology required. In  return our client is offering a fantastic salary, company car or allowance, pension contribution, life assurance and performance bonus Above all this is a fantastic opportunity to make a real contribution to the success and growth of the organisation.
Apply on-line or call Robert Wigley for a confidential discussion
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