PLC Commissioning Engineer

Location Manchester
Job Type Contract
Salary £35 - 40 per hour over time
Reference 012101831

**  PLC Commissioning Engineer (Rockwell / Siemens controls)  **

6-month contract (likely extension) / Outside IR35

Gross Rate £35.00p/h - 40.00p/h

Conveyors / Materials handling / Rockwell - Allen Bradley / ControlLogix

**  Overseas travel for 3 months  **

Our client is a global supplier of materials handling equipment. This role is working in line with the project delivery team, supporting all new systems installations. The engineer work as part of the multi-disciplined team, performing on-site commissioning, include training the customers on all the products installed.

For the position of PLC Commissioning Engineer, you will require to conduct the following daily duties:

  • Programming Allen Bradley ControlLogix PLCs on a range of materials handling equipment
  • Liaising with site project managers
  • Liaising with customers and provide training to operators
  • Fault-finding and on-site system diagnostics
  • Support continued improvement and maintain control systems, including PLCs and HMIs
  • Carry out Factory Acceptance Testing, Site Acceptance Testing & on site commissioning

The successful PLC Commissioning Engineer will need to have the following attributes:

  • Proven track record (3+ years) in full system commissioning
  • Experienced in programming Allen Bradley ControlLogix PLCs. Siemens TIA Portal knowledge would be an advantage
  • Ability to liaise and work closely with site project managers
  • Ability to build relationships with customers to generate confidence and a good rapport
  • Clear communication skills at all levels, especially verbal
  • Strong organisational and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritise well
  • Attention to detail - accurate and methodical in work. Will see the job through successfully
  • Highly motivated individual that can work within a team and on his/her own
  • Ability to complete tasks within tight timelines
  • Calm, reliable, trustworthy
  • Confident, enthusiastic self-motivated and determined
  • Ability to travel to, and work at, all areas of company’s operations. The position is a mixture of office based and site work in all areas that the company covers, so the ability to travel and work within the UK and abroad is a requirement

The benefits of this position:

  • Highly project-based automation & Special Purpose machinery engineering environment
  • Further, you will need to be happy to stay away, where necessary, throughout the commissioning / installation of a project
  • Eligible to live and work in the UK
  • Valid Full UK driving license and own car
  • Travel UK wide required to commission
  • Outside IR35 project/contract

I am looking to speak to talented PLC Commissioning Engineers with Allen Bradley Rockwell experience, who are looking for a rewarding and highly challenging position. For more information, please contact Jon Caruso, Principal Consultant at ATA Recruitment.

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