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Controls Engineer

Salary: Competitive + Benefits Start date: ASAPLocation: DerbyContract type: Permanent

Job description

Controls Engineer

The company are a leading international solution provider of sorting systems for letters, flats & packets with a continuous evolution of its products expanding to baggage handling and parcels.

The company has over 40 years experience within automation; believes in being at the forefront of Innovation to lead the material sortation industry and improve customer experiences.

They work with their customers to develop tailored solutions that deliver against individual system requirements.

They are expanding massively in the UK and are currently looking for a Engineering Manager at East Midlands Gateway

Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required 

Using your skills to deliver incredible results:

  • You’ll have experience of design of architecture of hardware and software systems for supervision and control of sorting machines for Airport (Baggage Handling System) and courier (Sorting system for packet, parcel, etc.)
  • You’ll have experience of working in a similar industry such as Baggage Handling Systems, Packaging Systems, Automated Storing and in Process Industrial Automation.
  • As an experienced Controls Engineer, you would have ideally had demonstrable experience working on integrated automation system.
  • Have the ability to understand and translate customer requirements into design deliverables including; design, Interface and Test Specifications. 
  • Customise standards software for project specific requirements.
  • Provide the necessary expertise and knowledge to the installation teams during the implementation of the project on customer sites including the preparation of as-built drawings and handover documentation.
  • Design and program application software for lower level controls system for material handling system applications (logistics, warehousing, baggage handling etc.)
  • Create user documentation for software applications.
  • Production of Project Documentation: FDS, SDS, etc.



Specific Requirements & Skills:


  • Design of architecture  HW and SW based both in PLC, DCS, PAC platforms and PC embedded with  Real-Time Operative Systems (RTOS: RTX, MS Windows Embedded, Linux)
  • Software development in PLC environments and in C/C++ languages (PC platform). Control System for  Motion Control, Field  Industrial Bus di LAN Ethernet Based, I/O management in RT/TX, Condition Monitoring, Drives development ,etc.…
  • Filed Bus (Profibus, Profinet, I, CAN, Ethercat, etc...)
  • Wireless Network for communication between sorter and ground.
  • Basic Know How about SCADA COTS, such as:
  • (Suite iFIX, InTouch, WINCC, RSView32, etc.)


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