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David Thompson

Recruitment Consultant Phone: 0121 236 1662

Sector Focus: Engineering & Manufacturing
Disciplines: Controls & Automation

I am focused on delivering a bespoke professional service to candidates and clients within the Controls and Automation sector. Controls and Automation is an ever changing industry with exciting developments happening around Industry 4.0 and the onset of Artificial Intelligence. Add this to the challenge of recruitment and it's a really great sector to work in. 

I have over 20 years working within recruitment and joined ASC in April 2018. It's a really supportive company to work for and this culture is passed down to clients and canidates. 

The out of work me....

enjoys the outdoors and weekend walks with my dog Toby

My favourite movie of all time is....

Withnail & I – It has some of the funniest quotes of any movie. 

 
 
 
 

DAVID THOMPSON JOBS

 
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Controls Engineer

£34000 - £36000 per annum Pension Flexible working

Controls Engineer

£34,000 - £36,000 PA

Horsham

Permanent

An excellent opportunity for a Controls Engineer to join an engineering business in Horsham, developing and commissioning PLC and HMI software solutions for a varied client base working across numerous industries.

Controls Engineer Job description:

Required to work from an FDS (Functional Design Specification) to write PLC/HMI software code from scratch using one or more of the following platforms:

Siemens S7/TIA Portal/WinCC

Mitsubishi Q Series

Some Allen Bradley ControlLogix

Have a working knowledge of Electrical drawings/designs.

FAT/SAT testing.

On site commissioning work and client handover.

For more information contact David Thompson on 0121 236 1662 or email david.thompson@asc-connections.com.

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your CV on file to consider you for future opportunities.

ASC Connections is a leading recruitment business specialising within areas of Technical, Business and IT services. We operate as an Employment Business or an Employment Agency for all temporary and permanent roles respectively.

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PLC Software Engineer

Pension Flexible working

Controls Software Engineer

A fantastic opportunity for a Controls Software Engineer to join an Automation Solutions Specialist based in Birmingham to develop PLC software. The company offers a competitive salary and pension scheme along with a friendly working environment and opportunities for promotion.

Job Description:

Design and develop Rockwell and Siemens PLC software.

Design and develop HMI software.

Configure industrial communication network.

Produce technical documentation.

Qualifications/experience required:

Degree qualified in Mechatronics or Electrical/Electronic Engineering.

Previous software development using either Rockwell or Siemens software.

Knowledge of industrial communication networks e.g. Profibus/Profinet.

Have an understanding of Electrical design.

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your details on our talent management system to consider you for future opportunities.

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David Thompson

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Lead Hardware Design Engineer

£45000 - £50000 per annum Pension Car Allowance

Lead Hardware Design Engineer required to take overall responsibility for the efficient management of the Company Hardware Design Standards and responsibility for managing the company application CAD Software on all projects. You will be working with a successful Engineering business

Job Description:

Carry out detailed electrical hardware design, ensuring adherence to all appropriate industry standards and regulations and in accordance with customer specifications.

Supervision and mentoring of junior CAD designers.

Production of accurate electrical drawings, panel layout drawings, system architecture drawings and cable schedules.

Identifying and providing engineering solutions and producing quality CAD Drawings.

Previous experience Required:

Strong working knowledge of Eplan/AutoCAD Electrical.

Good working knowledge of variable speed drives, PLC's, SCADA and HMI's.

Degree qualification in Electrical/Electronics discipline.





Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your details on our talent management system to consider you for future opportunities.

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David Thompson

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Control Systems Engineer

£40000 - £45000 per annum Pension

Control Systems Engineer

£40,000 - £45,000

Coventry

Permanent

Control Systems Engineer

Opportunity for a Control Systems to join a forward thinking engineering company with excellent pension, profit share and career opportunities.

Control Systems Engineer Job Description:

Deliver cost effective control solutions to a broad base of clients.

Create detailed designs, specifications and take responsibility for on site deliver of control solutions.

Deliver FAT and SAT testing and support.

Experience required:

Electrical or Electronics degree

Control Systems development and project delivery experience.

Be able to read and interpret PFD, P&ID drawings.

Experience with Siemens, Rockwell or Mitsubishi PLC software and ideally knowledge or SCADA systems.

Please contact David Thompson at david.thompson@asc-connections.com

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your CV on file to consider you for future opportunities.

ASC Connections is a leading recruitment business specialising within areas of Technical, Business and IT services. We operate as an Employment Business or an Employment Agency for all temporary and permanent roles respectively.

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David Thompson

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Control Systems Engineer

£37000 - £40000 per annum Pension

A fantastic opportunity for a Controls Engineer to join a dynamic, expanding company based Walsall. As a Controls Engineer you will be PLC programming and commissioning.

Job Description:

PLC programming using Siemens TIA Portal/S7.

Electrical design and commissioning.

Specifying electrical control, hardware and software required for use in the automation of special purpose machinery, test equipment and process lines.

Circuit design and validation

Previous Experience/Qualifications Required:

PLC & HMI programming (Siemens S1200's).

Commissioning and validation of software.

Knowledge of industrial communications OPC/Ethernet/profibus etc.

Circuit design and validation

Good working knowledge & integration of servo motors & drives.

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your details on our talent management system to consider you for future opportunities.

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David Thompson

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Senior Controls Engineer

Senior Controls Engineer

£Negotiable Car Pension

Bicester

Permanent

Senior Controls Engineer required to complete controls design which will include electrical design and PLC software design for materials handling environments. Working for a leading supplier of integrated automated technologies, you will be proving market leading controls solutions utilising the very latest technology.

Senior Controls Engineer main duties:

Co-ordinate electrical design, software design and commissioning activities.

Take responsibility for Controls budgets and take responsibility for procurement of electrical equipment.

Design and production of electrical layout and schematic drawings using AutoCAD/EPLAN.

Design, testing and commissioning of PLC software.

Senior Controls Engineer previous experience required:

Minimum of HNC/HND in electrical Engineering or equivalent.

Good understanding of industrial network equipment, for example, Profibus, Profinet, ASi , TCP/IP.

Please contact David Thompson on 0121 236 1662 or email david.thompson@asc-connections.com.

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your CV on file to consider you for future opportunities.

ASC Connections is a leading recruitment business specialising within areas of Technical, Business and IT services. We operate as an Employment Business or an Employment Agency for all temporary and permanent roles respectively.

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David Thompson

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