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Controls Engineer

Salary: Highly CompetitiveStart date: ASAPLocation: SolihullContract type: Permanent

Job description

Cordius is looking for a Controls Engineer for a well-known material handling company with over 40 years’ experience within the automation sector; the successful candidate will join a company that believes in being at the forefront of Innovation to lead the material sortation industry and improve customer experience.

Location: Marston Green, Birmingham

Salary: Highly Competitive + Benefit Package

Key Skills: MHE, Automation, Controls Engineer, PLC’s, Fieldbus, SCADA,

Key Responsibility Areas:  

  • 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.)
  • Experience of working in a similar industry such as Baggage Handling Systems, Packaging Systems, Automatized Storing and in Process Industrial Automation exploring new ways to utilise your current skills
  • Experienced Controls Engineer, you would have ideally have 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.

Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required:  

  • 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
  • Field 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.)

Cordius team offers unrivalled expertise; a flexible and personal approach of successful recruitment within Engineering, Supply Chain and Technical disciplines - our highly experienced team of specialist consultants offer professional and transparent services to match the individual needs of both clients and candidates.

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