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Manufacturing Controls Engineer
Plymouth, Devon
Salary: Negotiable
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date:
Job Reference: BBBH27624
Added: 10 May 2022
Job Description
Due to growth of our large international client, we are recruiting for a Controls Engineer to join there Maintenance team on a permanent basis.


Responsibilities include:

* Apply problem solving and continuous improvement, recommend and implement improvements to maximise equipment availability, performance, reduce repetitive operator tasks, improve quality, and reduce waste.

* Identify obsolete components and source alternatives. Design modifications to enable upgrades.

* Design new control panels, build panels and install on machinery

* Maintain and apply a level of technical expertise across the site, sufficient to act as a point of reference for team members & colleagues, to resolve complex problems of repair/fix and give technical direction.

* To support the introduction of new machinery from specification to standards through to FAT

* Analyse downtime faults and causes and create effective PPM and TPM activities

* Contribute to problem solving workshops, providing automation expertise to identify root causes of failures and the subsequent improvement actions.

* Sourcing and procurement of spare components

* Maintain back ups of all control systems parameters and programs. PLC, HMI, drives, inverters, etc.

* Review and document machinery PUWER, safety RA, SOP's, etc.



Qualifications and training:

* Completed apprenticeship (NVQ Level 3) in appropriate Electrical engineering discipline

* Possession of ONC or equivalent in a relevant discipline

* High level of PLC, HMI programming

* High level of motion control set up and commissioning

* Safe working practices within an engineering environment

* Experience in Control / Automation Engineering

* Design of safety related functions and control circuits

* Building of control panels


Please click apply now or call the Acorn Plymouth office to discuss further

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