Automation Engineer

The Company
A very well-established Automation Systems Integration company who delivers a wide range of projects across a variety of sectors and with quite a reasonable focus on the Dairy sector. You will join a very experienced team of Automation Engineers and some staff also have electrical design and/or hands on experience too.

The Role

This Automation Engineering role has become open due to retirement and the busy workflow at this company. It will be a mix of Project Management, PLC Programming, and Configuration of SCADA, PLC and HMI, Safety Projects, Installation Supervision, Project Commissioning, and Electrical Design and Drawings (not essential).
You will work in a flexible team environment, on your own or and as part of the project team.

Travel:
You will be required to spend periods of time on customer sites for start-up, commissioning and system support, primarily within NZ. Typically, these are 3 to 4 weeks in length, and you would be away on average 3 times a year.

Hours:
Outside of the commissioning phase the hours are 40 hours a week, Monday to Friday.

Tasks will include:

  • PLC programming, fault finding
  • HMI and SCADA setup
  • Technical project commissioning
  • Technical programming of machinery safety systems including fault finding and commissioning
  • CAD drawing and design

Required skills:

  • Automation Project Engineering experience, including Safety and Commissioning
  • Excellent communication skills
  • You are a Control Systems Programmer with PLC, SCADA, and HMI experience
  • Programming experience of some of these branded PLC’s Rockwell, Schneider, Siemens, Beckhoff, Omron & HMI
  • Experience and understanding of Functional Descriptions
  • SCADA development experience
  • Machine safety systems
  • Tertiary engineering qualification in Automation, Software, Control Systems, Computer Science, Mechatronics, Process, Electrical (or similar)
  • Electrical Layout Design Experience would be a bonus
  • Experience with databases (i.e. SQL) is a bonus

If working for a small tight knit team in Hamilton on control systems projects sounds interesting to you do be in touch.

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