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Process Automation Engineer (PLC)



Software Engineering
United Kingdom
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

The Role

Do you have experience with PLC Programming?

Are you looking for the next exciting step in your career?

We are seeking a highly motivated and skilled Automation Engineer to join our growing team.

• Design, develop, implement, and maintain PLC (Programmable Logic Controller) programs for automated industrial processes.
• Collaborate with engineers and other disciplines to understand automation requirements and develop solutions.
• Analyse and troubleshoot PLC hardware and software issues to ensure optimal system performance.
• Create and maintain detailed technical documentation, including control logic diagrams, ladder logic, and code comments.
• Conduct system testing and validation to ensure functionality, safety, and efficiency.
• Stay up-to-date on the latest PLC technologies and industry standards.
• May involve travel to customer sites for installation, commissioning, and troubleshooting.

Your Profile

• Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or a related field (or equivalent experience).
• Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in PLC programming and industrial automation.
• Strong understanding of ladder logic, control flow, and PLC hardware architecture.
• Proficiency in PLC programming languages, such as Allen-Bradley, Siemens, or Rockwell Automation.
• Experience with Human-Machine Interface (HMI) software and SCADA systems a plus.
• Strong communication, interpersonal, and teamwork skills.
• Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

Don’t meet every single requirements? Studies have shown women and people of colour are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every requirement in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway.

Your Security Clearance

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS)​

To be successfully appointed to this role you will need to undergo Baseline Personnel Security Standard checks. ​

There are no nationality or residency restrictions, although if you have resided outside of the UK within the last 3 years, further checks may be required.​

There are other criteria and check required for BPSS, and throughout the recruitment process, you will be asked questions about your security clearance eligibility such as, but not limited to, country of residence and nationality.