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Applications Engineer

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Applications Engineer with either solid PLC programming skills using structured text or embedded software using C immediately sought for a market leading automation technology provider for a wide variety of UK machinery projects.

Applications Engineer – The Role:
⦁ Development and support of customised PLC control programs for machines and equipment as well as user-oriented HMI solutions
⦁ Formulation of software concepts for various machine types
⦁ Collaboration in project teams
⦁ Independent completion of UK customer projects
⦁ Initial start-up at the client's site
⦁ Service and support of UK based clients in technical areas

Applications Engineer – The Person:
⦁ Experience of machine and equipment automation
⦁ Customer-oriented attitude and excellent communication
⦁ Independent, solution-oriented work methods as well as flexibility and team spirit
⦁ Very good English skills, additional languages are a plus – any German language skills highly advantageous

The Applications Engineer will join an international business as they continue to actively develop their presence in the UK market. The Automation Applications Engineer will be responsible for the development of customised software solutions, working hand in hand with clients providing additional on-site support.

This role will be home based and you will spend c50% of your time travelling around the UK working directly with clients on the development of their automation solutions. The Applications Engineer will be working directly with OEM’s, creating software packages to enable them to automate their machines.

Salary ranges from £40-55k experience depending – we are open to differing levels of applicant. You can choose from a monthly electric car lease or a car allowance of £6k. Pension is 5% matched, any additional hours worked are returned with TOIL along with 25 days holiday + stats.

This is an ideal opportunity for an Engineer with c3 years+ experience looking to develop their career with an interesting company who provide focused services to a niche client base. With already an established UK base and dedicated support from the EU parent company, they are able to offer the chance to work on a technically complex product offering excellent benefits to clients. As their own product, it enables them to produce bespoke applications.

This role is home based with ideal locations being Birmingham, Coventry, Leicester, Peterborough, Cambridge, Oxford, Reading, Swindon, Milton Keynes, Bedford and North/West London.

All respondents to this position must be eligible to live and work in the UK – Automation Experts are unable to assist with the award of Visas or UK Work Permits

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