Controls & Automation Engineer

Full Time
Job Sector:
Engineering / Technical
Swindon / Wiltshire
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Omega Selection Services
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Job Description

Role Definition

*Supporting the Maintenance Department with 'expert' knowledge in automation, electrical, pneumatic and robotics systems.
*Take ownership and responsibility of machine software and specification.
*Undertake investigations to identify the root cause of equipment failure and implement countermeasures.
*Supporting the Maintenance Department with various duties in a multi-skilled disciplines in Electrical controls, Pneumatic systems, Robotics and General Electromechanical equipment maintenance.

What My Client Are Looking For

*Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
*Experience of working to tight project schedules with a focus on continuous improvement.
*A flexible, dynamic & self-disciplined personality.
*Strong team working skills.
*A highly motivated and committed individual, with drive and enthusiasm

Highly Desirable Experience Required

*Time served as an apprentice in a mechanical/electrical engineering background or significant experience in a mechanical/electrical engineering background within an automated production environment.
*Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
*Working knowledge of the following technologies: Controls including safety relays and contactor logic, robotics and welding processes along with drives, both electrical and mechanical.
*PLCs Minimum ability to change logic and modify programs.
*HMIs repair and change.
*Control Systems: Knowledge of contactor logic, safety relays.
*DeviceNet & ASiibus systems
*Robotics: Motoman and Panasonic used for a range of MIG & resistance spot welding applications.
*Inverter Drives: Typical examples would include Yaskawa and Mitsubishi Inverters to drive motors and conveyor systems.

What My Client Can Offer

*Annual salary £32,000 - £35,000 DOE.
*23 days annual leave, rising by one day for every year of service (up to a maximum of 27 days).
*39 hours per week plus O/T.
*Shift work may be required with premiums available where applicable

To apply for this position please forward your CV or call Nick Sollis on .

Omega Resource Group are an employment agency specialising in opportunities at all levels within the Engineering, Aerospace, Automotive, Electronics, Defence, Scientific, Oil & Gas, Construction and Manufacturing sectors. We are always seeking Engineering Staff, Senior Managers, Skilled and Semi-Skilled Machinists, Mechanical Fitters, Electrical Fitters, Quality Engineers, Materials Science Engineers, Maintenance Engineers, Electronics Engineers, Test Technicians, Technical Authors, Electricians and Laboratory Technicians to name but a few. For more details visit our website

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