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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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David Thompson

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Controls Software Engineer

£40000 - £45000 per annum Pension

Controls Software Engineer

Birmingham

£40,000 - £45,000 PA

Permanent

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 competative 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.

Have an understanding of Electrical design.

Please call 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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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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Automation Solutions Engineer

£50000 - £55000 per annum Car Pension

Automation Solutions Engineer

£50,000 - £55,000 Car Pension

Kettering

Permanent

A fantastic opportunity for an Automation Solutions Engineer to work with a leading Engineering company to design bespoke Warehouse Management Systems. This opportunity will give the successful applicant the autonomy to work with a spectrum of clients, with the very latest technologies. Working for a business that pride themselves on delivering a tailor-made engineering solution to each and every client. You will be rewarded with an excellent salary, company car and generous pension contributions.

Job Description:

Work closely with customers to assess their requirements.

Produce data flow diagrams and detailed technical proposal documents for automated warehouse systems.

Work with suppliers to assess the most suitable equipment to meet clients expectations.

Work with the estimating manager and senior engineers involved in bid proposals.

Qualifications and previous experience required:

Engineering degree.

Experience in front end design of automated warehouse management solutions.

Experience in producing technical proposal documents.

Please Contact David Thompson on 0121 236 1662 or email david.thompson@asc-connections.com for more information.

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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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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Automation Projects Manager

£45000 - £50000 per annum Car Healthcare

Automation Projects Engineer

£45,000 - £50,000 Car Benefits

Work from home with occassional site visits

Permanent

Automation Projects Engineer required to develop new automation business and oversee projects through to completion. Working for a market leader in providing Automated Robotic Engineering solutions. This fantastic opportunity provides great benefits such as working from home, company car, laptop, mobile and healthcare.

Automation Projects Engineer job description and duties:

Develop new automation business

Translate customer requirements into engineering requirements.

Manage projects through to completion and ensure handover with customers.

Identify and manage automation suppliers and vendors.

Automation Projects engineer Previous experience/ qualifications required:

Degree or HND in an Engineering discipline.

Experience with automated systems/robotics/materials handling.

Demonstrable experience in managing similar projects.

Please send your CV to david.thompson@asc-connections.com or call 0121 236 1662 for more information.

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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