Controls Engineer Job at Dematic in Banbury

Job Description

Company Overview:
We are Dematic, one of the world’s largest materials handling systems supplier. We have been delivering and developing our technology for 200 years. It’s our people and our technology that have helped to transform this industry, and we are continuing to grow faster than ever. New technology is shifting the way our customers think about automation and intralogistics. The 4th industrial revolution is upon us, and we are now seeing the introduction of new technology like robotics, new software and analytics to help drive efficiency.

At Dematic, we deliver solutions to our customers that help optimise their supply chain, improve performance and optimise productivity. Every day our automated and software technology solutions help to deliver 18.5 billion parcels worldwide every day. Warehouses and distributions centres are at the heart of the supply chain, which is our space. Our role is to find the most efficient way of getting goods from the start of their journey through to their exit and shipping off to consumers meeting their expectations and demands in a fast moving world.

This role is an exciting opportunity for you to join the team at Dematic helping to define and shape the future of materials handling solutions covering the UK region.

The Role:
Main Job Objectives

  • Understand / Develop and Produce, Health and Safety Design Risk Assessments for Automated solutions to BS EN ISO 12100.
  • Maintain good relationships with all internal and external customers, through provision of a high-quality service.
  • Maintain the Dematic image as a top quality, professional company, by adopting an honest, professional and attentive approach.

Specific Responsibilities – Electrical Design

  • Interpret design input information to produce control system designs.
  • Ensure systems designed and supplied are CE Compliant to the Machinery Directive.
  • Produce design and manufacturing programmes.
  • Production of all associated documentation including, but not limited to, design calculations, design specifications, operation and maintenance manuals, and test specifications.
  • Design and production of electrical layout and schematic drawings using appropriate CAD tools.
  • Procurement of electrical control panels and liaise with suppliers on technical matters.
  • Procurement of electrical installation services and liaise with suppliers on technical matters.
  • Liaise with electrical installation supervisors and subcontractors.

Specific Responsibilities – Software Design

  • To produce material flow and functional specifications
  • To produce PLC software and visualisation systems
  • Factory testing of the control systems system prior to sending to site
  • To assist in development of the global Dematic controls standard.

Specific Responsibilities – Commissioning

  • To produce required Health and Safety documentation including, but not limited to Method Statements and Risk Assessments
  • To commission controls systems on site and to provide support to system commissioning activities.
  • To provide conveyor system training for the end user.

General Responsibilities

Liaise with Project Sales and Project Engineers during project phase.

Liaise with Project Managers, Customer and sub-contractors during order execution phase.

Liaise with purchase departments.

Provide technical information to any department so entitled, ie Mechanical Design, Projects Sales, Service, Spares.

Maintain and use wherever possible, standard product information for the execution of orders.

Where necessary to develop special and new standard solutions to suit specific projects and new markets.

Innovate wherever possible to improve our delivered product to the end customer (e.g. reduced price, reduced time-scale, improved functionality).

Provide technical backup to the service team as required, including bug fixes, enhancements and modifications.

Maintain and improve upon personal skills related to the position, through experience and training.

Comply with the company policy as defined in the Staff Handbook, Safety Manual, and Quality Assurance Manual

Promote personal and business continuous improvement and development of processes to achieve improved time cost and quality or project delivery

What We Are Looking For:
Essential: HNC/HND in Electrical Engineering

Desirable: Educated to degree level in a relevant discipline

Experience in a similar role is desirable

Proven hands on experience working within an industrial automation environment

Advanced understanding of PLC, SCADA development tools

A working understanding of Electrical and Electronic technical manuals & drawings

Good understanding of distributed control systems

Working knowledge of FEM and BS standards governing the automated warehouse industry

Previous use of CAD tools

About Company

Company: Dematic

Company Location:  Banbury

Job Category: Engineering Jobs, Mechnical Jobs, Electrical Jobs

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