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Software Engineer (automation & Controls)

Posted on: 02/07/2022
Ref: VAC-20047
  • Salary: £55,000 + DOE
  • Start Date: 05/09/2022
  • Location: Arbroath
  • Industry: Technical and Engineering
  • Discipline: Software Engineer
  • Employment Type: Permanent
  • Duration: n/a


Job Description

Software Engineer, Permanent, Arbroath, Scotland

You will provide a creative and problem-solving software development solution to a range of ground breaking projects. Customer focus is key and you will be liaising daily with a multinational blue-chip client base.

Main tasks:
Be responsible for the creation and development of machine software solutions for special purpose automated machinery projects.
Deliver control and safety systems which comply with the appropriate national and international standards
Programming and commissioning of various robots
Test and debug software applications and produce detailed test plans
Produce software documentation
Communicate effectively with customers, suppliers and team members
Be responsible for testing within the factory test and on customer sites
Be part of a team dedicated to delivering projects to plan and budget

HNC/Degree in Electrical, Electronic or Software Engineering.
Demonstrate a proven track record of successfully delivering machine control system projects to required timescale and budget
Experienced in automation and production machinery design, ideally with a hands-on approach.
Experience working with PLC and software applications.
Experience of working with vision systems
Ideally knowledge and experience of some of the following:
Robotic systems
HMI development
Ethernet devices
PC based systems
Communications protocols (e.g. TCP/IP)
Configuration of networks
Motion control equipment
Ideally the ability to code in visual basic and or C++
A highly commercial approach with the ability to work directly with customers
Willing and able to travel to customer sites both nationally and internationally
Ability to meet deadlines while maintaining attention to detail and data accuracy
Effective interpersonal relationship skills to create a positive and productive team-oriented environment with all departments
A proactive and flexible approach to work and be comfortable with a dynamic environment with constantly changing priorities
The ability to work on your own initiative

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