Contract Electrical & Controls Designer needed, West Yorkshire

England, West Yorkshire
£30 - £31 per hour +
21 Jul 2019
21 Aug 2019
Philip Tate
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client based in West Yorkshire are looking for an experienced Design Engineer to join a great enthusiastic team to support with much of the Electrical & Controls AutoCAD work

This will be for an initial 6 month contract with the potential to extend.

The scope of the design skill required, includes the design of low voltage control systems (up to 400VAC), safety PLC integration and programming, distributed instrumentation and control design, using a mixture of analogue, digital and bus based protocols.

Key skills required for the role: - Use of Autocad electrical for producing schematics, layout drawings, BOMS, wiring schedules and supporting documentation, using the agreed company standards. - Liaising with panel and enclosure build technicians (in house) to ensure a consistent build process. - Devising, documenting and carrying out subsystem testing prior to full system assembly in the test facility. - Developing innovative solutions to potentially complex measurement or control problems. - Carrying out DFMEA or similar assessments as part of a team to ensure designs meet functional and safety requirements. - Working with the team and project leader to agree time / resource plans, consideration given to scope of work and project risk. Reporting of progress vs plan and developing mitigation plans as necessary. Technologies and standards

Knowledge of the following standards and technologies would be highly beneficial. - Machinery directive and associated BS-EN standards to compliance. - Allen Bradley RSLogix/Studio 5000 programming and hardware design for safety PLCs. - Common industrial protocol for Allen Bradley PLC. - Modbus sensors and control elements. - Distributed I/O systems. - Allen Bradley / Rockwell VFDs for typical 5kW machinery - ABB VFDs for typical 5kW machinery - Eurotherm and EPACK controllers and iTools software

If you are interested in this role then please send me your latest CV. You can call me in the Manchester Progressive office also.

To find out more about Progressive Recruitment please visit

Progressive Recruitment, a trading division of SThree Partnership LLP is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy | Registered office | 1st Floor, 75 King William Street, London, EC4N 7BE, United Kingdom | Partnership Number | OC387148 England and Wales

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