Automation and Controls Engineer

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Title Automation and Controls Engineer

Salary £40,000 to £ 45,000

Location Tamworth, Staffordshire

Axiom GB Ltd is a specialist designer, manufacturer, installer and maintenance provider for sortation systems, conveyors and mechanical handling systems, continued growth has led us to expand the system engineering team and we are seeking a new Automation and Controls Engineer.

The Role:

In the position of Automation and Controls Engineer you will have the following responsibilities:

* Design of electrical control systems from concept through to delivery and installation.

* Support the software team with configuration and commissioning of electrical controls and equipment.

* Inverter configuration and commissioning based on ABB and Lenze drives.

* Barcode scanner and camera configuration and commissioning based on Erwin Sick products.

* Software based safety circuit design and configuration, using ASI safe.

* Light guard configuration and commissioning based on Erwin Sick safety products.

* Ensuring compliance of solutions to meet with the current EU regulations.

* Provide technical support and conceptual design to the sales team.

* Manage automation and controls project operations and workflow from build to installation.

* Purchasing relevant materials equipment to budget and specification.

* Client and supplier liaison.

* Provide support to customers.

* Manage electrical maintenance and support as and when required.

Skills and Requirements:

* Automation and Controls experience.

* Design and development exposure.

* Software based design experience, preferably Solidworks Electrical.

* Experience with Profibus, Profinet, ASI and ASI Safe.

* Understanding of mechanical systems.

* Configuration and commissioning experience.

* Must have previously managed automation and controls projects from end to end.

* Must be conversant with current EU compliance.

* Client and supplier liaison experience.

* Siemens PLC programming experience would be preferable.

* Site work is required both in the UK, EU and the USA.


* Salary £ 40,000 to £ 45,000 based on industry specific experience

* Pension

* Fantastic prospects

This is a great opportunity for someone to join a well established British owned company, there are huge prospects to develop this position and the role within the business