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Career | Education | Core Skills

I am a focused self motivated individual who enjoys working within the field of automation. I am a practical 'hands-on' type of person who likes to learn by doing. Never short of a fresh approach to a problem, I enjoy being technically creative.


2013-Present


Think Photon

Director | IT & Automation Consultant

  • IT Consultation
  • PLC & Scada programming & commissioning
  • Vision Systems programming & commissioning
  • Robot programming & commissioning
  • iOS and Android software

2011-2013


Applied Tech Systems Global

Solutions Architect / Design Consultant

  • IT Consultation in Aerospace industry
  • Negotiation with Senior Management, IT Team, Business Analysts, Engineers & 3rd parties to agree a technical solutions to business problems
  • Writing and negotiating fixed price quotations up to the value of 100k
  • Integration of CNC, CMM and process control machinery
  • Working within GQP X.N.1 process
  • DVA Clearance
  • Production of IT Architecture documentation
  • Overseeing IT projects from conception to completion

2011


AGR Automation

Software Engineer

  • Commissioning bespoke machines in Scotland, Ireland & America
  • Distributed PLC Programming using Allen-Bradley PLC's
  • Technical Documentation / Validation
  • Functional, Alarm & Interlock, Software & I/O testing to GAMP4 Practices
  • Interfacing PLC's with a variety of devices over Serial, Ethernet and Hard wired comms

2010-2011


Astech Projects

Software Engineer

  • Programming vision guided Staubli robots for parts handling
  • Software development for Motoman MH50-35 robot arm for parts handling
  • DALSA vision system for product quality inspection
  • PLC Programming using Siemens S71200 PLC's
  • Scada Design & Implementation using Siemens Totally Integrated Automation Portal
  • Test Application development using C#.Net
  • Datalogging to an Oracle database
  • Technical Documentation / Validation

2007-2010


AGR Automation

Software Engineer

  • Programming vision guided Staubli robots for parts handling
  • Cognex Vision System programming for product quality inspection
  • Distributed PLC Programming using Allen-Bradley PLC's
  • Scada Design & Implementation using Factorytalk View SE/ME
  • Commissioning bespoke machines in England, Scotland, Ireland & America
  • Datalogging from PLC's to Microsoft SQL database / Microsoft Reporting Services
  • ASP.Net, VB.Net, VB6, VBA programming
  • Technical Documentation / Validation
  • Functional, Alarm & Interlock, Software & I/O testing to GAMP4 Practices
  • Interfacing PLC's with a variety of devices over Serial, Ethernet and Hard wired comms

2006-2007


O2 Broadband

Technical Analyst

  • Second level technical support analyst
  • Supported staff and customers for the trials and launch of O2 broadband
  • Diagnosis and resolution to broadband connection issues
  • Supporting first level technical support for advanced queries
  • Remote configuration of routers and computers

2004-2006


Striped Monkey Web Design

Co-founder & Software Engineer

  • Php / CSS / HTML / MySQL
  • Domain management, transfers and configuration
  • Search Engine Optimisation
  • Adobe Photoshop

2005-2006


Call Centre Support LTD

IT Technician

  • SQL
  • Microsoft Enterprise Manager
  • Microsoft Access
  • Visual Basic
  • Xpresso
  • VNC
  • ASP.net
  • Windows Server 2003
  • Windows 2000

2004-2005


Interactive Learning Ltd

Software Engineer

12 month industrial placement, Awaded best placement student of 2005
  • Conferences & Roadshows
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Mediator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Php, Html and Css
  • VB scripting