Automation / Systems Engineer

Job Overview

The Automation Engineers will be highly experienced automation and embedded serial protocols. Ideally the Automation Engineer will have a degree in an engineering or computer science field with three years experience in industry.


  • Configure, install and commission hardware and software systems
  • Development of technical and material requirements
  • Develop, test and install PLC and control software as part of a highly automated, high volume 24/7 validated production environment
  • Develop Functional and Detailed Design Specifications from User Requirement Specifications
  • Work within a cross-functional multidisciplinary team environment.
  • Participate within project teams, provide technical support and make informed decisions on hardware and architecture selection.
  • Maintain comprehensive documentation of code
  • Prioritise multiple tasks while working to tight schedules
  • Develop machine control software
  • Develop, debug and validate Control System software programs
  • Analyse, understand, fault-find and modify automation software
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to organise, plan and execute multiple tasks to tight schedules
  • Highly motivated self-starter
  • Ability to document own work clearly and precisely
  • Produce reports and technical data

Education and Experience:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Electrical & Electronic Engineering or equivalent
  • Experience with automation and embedded serial protocols (MODBUS, Profibus, RS-232, RS-485)
  • Working knowledge of systems such as PLC, BACnet, Ethernet networking, PI Historian, relational databases, wireless telemetry are a distinct advantage
  • Knowledge of C and scripting languages
  • Knowledge and practice of safety precautions related to working with automation and power management systems (Safe Pass)
  • Clean Driver's Licence
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication/presentation skills

Keywords: Robotics / Modbus / PLC / Profibus / RS232 / RS485 / Ethernet / PI Historian / Siemens PCS7 / BACnet / Scripting / C / Electrical / Electronics / Automation / Electronic Prototyping

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