Automation and Control Development Engineer

Posted a week ago by Retrack Personnel Holdings Limited

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Malvern Link, Worcestershire
£40,000 - £45,000/annum

My client in Malvern  is currently in need of an Automation and Control Development Engineer

Primary Responsibilities: (NOT LIMITED TO)

This role is for engineers who like the challenge of developing and implementing complex automation, mechatronic and data acquisition systems for turnkey projects. No two projects are the same and the engineer will find great job satisfaction in delivering solutions in cutting edge automotive and industrial environments.

· Determining the best way to implement bespoke automation and control process for the application using the company (internal software) and DACS (Data Acquisition and Control System) from customer supplied requirements and specifications.

· Developing C# control software using the advanced CADET API to implement the solution. Knowledge of VB6/VBA is useful for supporting legacy systems

· Interfacing to 3rd party equipment for integration within the CADET and C#.


· Knowledge of protocols such as Ethernet, Serial, Ethercat, CAN, AK protocol (over Ethernet/Serial) is useful

· Developing automation sequences using standard CADET editor tools

· Create test and acceptance procedures

· Creating custom system functionality based on customer requirements

· Frequent site visits to customer for installing, testing and documenting the solution, within the UK and globally as required

· Understanding and ability to modify electrical systems to suit applications

· Work with the Commissioning engineers and project/site managers to achieve sign off from the customer.

· Own initiative garage projects based on anticipated future requirements and enhancements of existing tools

· Providing information to the sales department for quotation purposes.

· Source code management via SourceTree, BitBucket and Jira

· Ideally suited to a joint electrical and mechanical/robotic/Mechatronics/Automation engineering degree who has at least 3 years of experience in a hardware based automation role.

· Experience with PLC systems (particularly safety PLC systems) is desirable

Salary: £40,000 / £45,000 

Location: Malvern, Worcester

If you would like to be considered for the role, please respond with an up to date CV.

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