PLC Controls and Commissioning Engineer 

  • Location:
    Nottingham, Nottinghamshire Nottingham, Nottinghamshire Nottingham, Nottinghamshire Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
  • Salary:
    c£46,000 / per annum D.O.E
  • Posted:
    1 month ago
  • Category:
    Engineering Jobs
  • Deadline:
    April 5, 2025

Express Recruitment are excited to have entered partnership with one of Europe’s leading suppliers of automation and material handling systems, offering some of the most innovative solutions on the market.  

This is a full time, permanent position that is based at their Nottingham site, although will entail occasional site work too perform PLC software configurations and commissioning projects.  

In return, you will receive a basic salary of up to £46,000, plus a host of other great benefits including private healthcare, flexible holidays, sick pay and genuine training and career development opportunities.  

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Configure and commission Siemens and Allen Bradley PLC platforms using Step 7, TIA Portal & Logix500 packages 
  • Interact with WCS/WMS systems and network systems such as Profinet and Ethernet IP 
  • Develop concise PLC code from starch and incorporate company standard functions 
  • Work occasionally on various customer sites to aid the delivery for final stage commissioning projects 
  • Liaise closely with Electrical CAD Engineers throughout the design phase and assess electrical EPLAN designs 
  • Read and interpret schematic drawings and electrical safety circuits  
  • Report directly to Senior Automation Engineer  

Skills & Experience

  • Proven ability to develop and commission PLC code from scratch (Siemens S7, Allen Bradley) 
  • Previous experience within the automated warehousing and logistics sector desirable 
  • Knowledge and experience working with automation and material handling equipment  
  • Knowledge and experience with conveyor systems advantageous  
  • Capable AutoCAD design skills desirable  
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical schematics without supervision  
  • Full UK Driving Licence  

About Express Recruitment

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Vacancy Summary

Hours: Monday to Friday, 40 Hours  

Salary: £40,000 – £46,000 per annum D.O.E 

Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent  

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This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Express Recruitment Ltd. The services advertised by Express Recruitment Ltd. are those of an Employment Agency.