3 months ago

Ref: BBBH37614

Electrical Engineer - PLC SCADA

Wigan, Greater Manchester

£35000 - £43500 per annum Excellent benefits


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Role Title

Electrical Engineer - PLC SCADA

£43,500 Benefits

Wigan, Greater Manchester

Role Profile

To help ensure the smooth running of the factory and improve productivity. Technical support of the factory in all aspects of electrical maintenance. Troubleshooting using electrical, PLC, HMI and SCADA-based skills with a thorough understanding of the machinery sequence of operation. To be familiar with the use of PLCs such as Siemens, Allen-Bradley, Mitsubishi and Telemechanique.


Observing the health and safety of oneself and others.

  • To maintain high standards of housekeeping in work areas at all times.
  • To ensure that PLC systems and processes operate effectively, efficiently and safely.
  • To advise on the functional design of systems.
  • Testing, maintenance and modification of existing systems.
  • Monitoring of the control system relating to instrumentation and communication devices.
  • Installation, monitoring of PLC programs, calibration of equipment, troubleshooting, maintenance and repair of major electronic systems and their peripheral devices.
  • A good understanding of SCADA operating systems.
  • High Voltage approved person.
  • Respond to any related equipment downtime issues and establish any required resources to assist in responding to these issues quickly.


Experience in a manufacturing/construction environment.

  • A minimum of 3 years' experience in system programming and control system engineering.
  • Good skills in all Microsoft Office tools and business computer systems, in particular SAP.
  • A good understanding of the entire manufacturing process and utilities.
  • A general understanding of maintenance practices.
  • Innovative thinker with a proven ability to work in a logical and methodical manner.

This position requires a minimum of a degree at a technical university or the equivalent, and significant experience in composite technology. The Product Manager must have a strong background in technical operations, with demonstrated effectiveness and creativity.

Client Information

Global composites manufacturing organisation based in the North West of UK.

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