Software Engineer

Location: Based at Widnes and at our clients’ sites.

Hours: Full time position

Salary: Competitive dependant on experience

Renowned across numerous sectors as ‘the systems integrator of choice’, our client has built a reputation on delivering high quality, value-for-money solutions that enhance production performance and embrace leading-edge instrumentation, electrical design and software engineering technologies.

Due to continued success, our client is currently looking for a permanent employee in the North West to handle the design and implementation of PLC Control Systems and related software & hardware engineering activities for a variety of industrial control system applications.

The candidate should have proven experience in mainstream PLC Systems e.g. Rockwell (AB), Schneider, Siemens, and Mitsubishi or similar.

Key Activities:

  • Development of PLC system design from customer requirements.
  • Design input to system development.
  • PLC programming of control systems from given designs (customer URS).
  • Involvement throughout whole software/systems lifecycle, from design through coding to testing, installation and configuration, and documentation (FDS/FAT/SAT).
  • Working to customer deadlines within a project team.
  • Installation, configuration and testing work at customer sites.


Essential Requirements:

  • Engineering / Computer related or appropriate engineering qualification (degree/HNC/HND) or comparable industrial experience.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience is expected to fulfil requirements of this post.
  • Good client facing skills.
  • Must be able to work as part of combined client/contractor team.
  • Knowledge of PLC system design.
  • Willingness to travel and work away if/when projects require.
  • Willingness to form part of our out of hours call out team.
  • Driving licence.

Candidates should possess the following personal qualities:

  • Confident and capable and able to work under own initiative
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to deadlines.
  • Good communication skills.

If you feel you’re the ideal candidate that our client is looking for, then send in your CV today by clicking the APPLY button below.

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