Controls Support Engineer

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Dematic Pty Ltd is a world leading supplier in the integrated logistics and material handling industry. We provide intelligent logistics solutions for manufacturing and distribution, as well as comprehensive automation and advanced warehouse software solutions, tailored to our clients’ needs. Our innovative portfolio meets the demands of an ever changing supply chain landscape and is designed to deliver a clear competitive edge.

We currently have an opportunity for a motivated and talented Controls Support Engineer to join our Customer Service team based in Brisbane (Willawong). This position plays a leading role in the deployment and support of electrical control systems. This includes design, documentation, testing and commissioning of materials handling automation hardware and PLC software. The position also provides opportunities to travel across a number of our customer locations.

The successful candidate must have a professional self-driven manner and display a dedication to providing a high quality output as well as the ability to work effectively under pressure in business-critical environments.

Key responsibilities of the position include:

+ Providing second level technical support to maintenance staff as required and participate in the On-Call after hours support roster

+ Conformance to OHS&E standards in the design and execution of all work

+ Prepare/assist with budget costing and quoting

+ Development of functional specifications

+ Complete regular system diagnostics and analysis procedures and provide customer reports

+ Preparation of schematic drawings, PLC programs and configuration of SCADA and PLC-related equipment e.g. HMI’s, Scanners, Roller drive-cards and VSD’s.

+ Preparation of manufacturing and installation specifications

+ Planning and supervision of controls installations

+ Oversee the Controls project cost/budget and schedule control

+ Report on designed/installed equipment which is not performing to the design specifications

+ Testing and commissioning of systems on site, some weekend work is to be expected

+ Preparation of test plans and operator & technical manuals

+ Training of client personnel and providing customer support

+ Assist with interstate or some overseas projects when required

Key skills, qualifications and attributes include;

+ Degree qualified in an engineering or scientific discipline of electronics or mechatronics

+ Knowledge of configuration, programming and commissioning of PLCs (Siemens S7 preferred), variable speed drives, barcode scanners and safety devices

+ Experience in SCADA’s like ICONICS, CITEC and WINCC

+ Knowledge of materials handling system controls is highly desirable

+ Writing of technical documentation

+ Ability to work without supervision and guide teams/projects

+ Excellent verbal and written communication

+ Electrical trades licence qualification is highly regarded

Our ideal candidate will have a professional manner and display a dedication to providing a high quality output as well as the ability to work effectively under pressure in business-critical environments.

An attractive salary package is on offer to the right candidate, as well as outstanding career opportunities.

How to Apply

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Dematic is committed to proving equal employment opportunity in all areas of employment including recruitment, selection, promotion, training etc. and in accordance with federal and state legislation, Dematic Pty Ltd (Dematic or the Company) promotes a workplace free from discrimination and harassment.

Requisition ID: 2020-12713

Job Time: Full-Time

Experience Level: Mid Level

Travel %: 60

Shift Schedule Display: Non Standard

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