Title Control System Engineer
Categories Permanent
Salary £30-£45K p.a.
Location Coventry
Job Information

Expedient Recruitment have been chosen as the recruitment business partner to a prestigious manufacturer of specialist grinding machines that is based in Coventry.
Our Client is a world renowned company which was founded in 1913 and since this time has remained the worlds market leader in the manufacture of both external and internal thread grinding machines.
Our client has recently completed the successful purchase of a new multi-million pound production site in Coventry, enabling them to secure future growth and development of machine tools.
Expedient are now recruiting for a number of roles that would ideally suit someone who has previous experience working within a Machine Tool environment.


 Commission our range of CNC grinding machines.
 Measuring system calibrations and preparation of the machine for production trials.
 Loading of module data files, initial power on tests, drive calibration & drive tuning.
 Test of electrical control circuits & Test safety circuits.
 Load & Test of CNC system & HMI (Siemens 840D) & Load & Test digital drives (Mainly Siemens).
 Design of control circuits (hardware and software), for additional equipment test safety circuits.
 Functional Testing of the machine tool to product and contract specifications.
 Machine alignment & laser calibration.
 Provide Customer support.

This position requires a well-motivated, confident Control System Engineer who can demonstrate the following:

 Ability to read electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic circuit diagrams.
 Experienced with AC & DC control circuits (LV).
 Experienced with setup and commissioning of inverter drives & servo motors.
 Good working knowledge of actuators & sensors.
 Practical experience of fault finding on electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
 Have understanding and practical working knowledge of CNC machine tools.
 Experience of reading & writing PLC programs (STEP 7).
 Competent use of PC equipment, windows, office applications, STEP 7 and EPLAN.P8.
 Basic NC Programming experience (Siemens 840D experience advantageous).

This is an excellent opportunity for the right individual to join a forward thinking global market leader and to work within a skilled, friendly team. There will be further opportunities to expand your current skill set & knowledge base.
The company offers 25 days holiday per year + 8 statutory bank holidays. In addition to this there is an overseas travel allowance and days in lieu to compensate for any weekend travel. There is also a Pension & Health Care scheme in place.

Please send you CV to michelle@expedientrecruitment.co.uk or Shanley@expedientrecruitment.co.uk

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