Software Applications Engineer

Location: Cambridge
Sector: Technical & Engineering
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: Core Hours 9am – 4pm – you must work 37.5 hours per week over 5 days
Reward: £40,000 - £45,000 + bonus
Start: ASAP
Benefits: Company Benefits: 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays, Pension Scheme, Life Assurance, Critical Illness Insurance, Cycle to work Scheme. Cambridge Science Park Benefits: Table Tennis in the park, Park Life events programme, wellbeing events, dining rooms and lunch facilities at The Bradfield Centre & Trinity Centre, discount at cycle shops around Cambridge, 10% discount on Train Season tickets, 20% off Hugge Mattresses, 10% of Douce Hairdressing, on site nursery, Revolution Health & Fitness centre, Hairdresser & Beauty Salon on Thursdays, foodPark, Osteopathy, Cash machine

We are looking for skilled candidates to join our clients design engineering team. You will be assisting in the development of cutting-edge bespoke equipment from product design to completion. Travel will be required to attend conferences, exhibitions or customer visits. 

Main Responsibilities: 

  • Design, construct and test PLC Programs and HMI’s for customised products to IEC 61131-3.
  • Produce Functional Design Specifications and test plans
  • Performing FMEA / Risk Assessments / DFM (Design for manufacture)
  • Investigation of equipment, techniques, materials and hardware for new products
  • Support the transfer of products from development to manufacturing/customer
  • Provide support / expert advice for current production equipment
  • Siemens S7-1500 PLC – programming in TIA portal using Ladder logic
  • Beckhoff TwinCAT and TwinSAFE - using Structural Text 

Skills and Experience Required: 

  • Knowledge of commissioning / testing product
  • HNC or higher in Electrical Engineering or similar or substantial experience in a similar role
  • Proven experience in PLC / Control Engineering role
  • Programming via Siemens and/or Beckhoff PLC’s
  • Experience with ProfiNET / ADS Protocols would be desirable 

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