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Would you like to work for a progressive motion control solution company in the heart of Yorkshire? We provide engineering solutions for motion control and a full spares and component service from a small number of prestige component suppliers from our base in Carlton, Barnsley. We have a small but highly skilled workforce who deal with all manner of motion control systems.

uel, automotive to construction. Our small but talented team need more brains to help us create intelligent and efficient machines and with nearly 20 years under our belt in this field we know a thing or two about automation. SMS have partnerships with some of the best names in automation and robotics including ABB, Moog and VMA Miki Pulley.

CAD Technician (£competitive)

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Software Engineer (£21-£26k)

We are looking to expand our team and want a versatile Software Engineer to design and develop software solutions for automated machines in an industrial environment.

Responsibilities include working with a project team to gather user requirements, defining system functionality and writing code in various industrial languages. Our ideal candidates are familiar with the software development, embedded programming and programming for physical devices.

As a small business we have to be adaptive and we often dip in and out of projects to assist when required. Working with the engineers, control engineers and technicians you’ll help develop specifications – working out the best way to solve tricky problems and ultimately, the role of the Software Engineer is to produce clear and concise code from these defined specifications that power automated engineered solutions for our customers.

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What to expect at SMS Machine Automation

We solve problems. Through providing machines and motion solutions we overcome problems our customers are experiencing with their industrial and commercial processes. With a full spectrum of skills from initial conception of principal and design, through mechanical engineering and build to software and robotic solutions and finally installation and support. A full service that ensures we can help a customer with motion control whatever their needs, whether that be part of the process, just a component or a full machine build and implementation on their site. Our work is very rarely straight off the shelf and we like to think we can add much more value than a traditional component supplier, sometimes our customers just want a sub-assembly or a panel build. Whatever their needs we will find a way to provide a cost effective and effective solution.

We offer a great working environment with up to date technology and infrastructure.

As technology advisors and providers it's essential that we stay up to date with all the latest in design methodology and motion control - you'll find state of the art equipment in our workshop, and up to date software in the design and admin offices - we're also currently working towards a cloud based Microsoft CRM and BI system. So if you like technology you're sure to be impressed with what we have to offer.


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