Controls Engineer

£35000 - £40000 per annum
17 Mar 2017
14 Apr 2017
Kevin Elder
Systems Design
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity for a Controls Engineer to join a growing business with experience in a range of industries from Pharmaceutical to Power.


- Manage multi-skill projects consisting of single controllers in stand alone applications. When sufficiently experienced and with backup from a Senior control engineer, the control engineer will also manage multi controller projects
- Control Small Project Finances - up to a maximum of £250,000.
- To understand the impact and relevance of their work in relation to the ISO9000 Quality Management System and the company’s quality objectives.
- Ensure all Safety, ISO9000, Technical & Administrative standards are conformed with.
- Ensure all clients standards are complied with.
- Liaise with clients at levels from Project Engineers or Managers to shop floor.
- Assist as required in the General Management of the Company.
- Supervise contract services such as Drawing Office, Panel Builders, Installation Services etc.
- Control Engineer management responsibilities may increase beyond the above in line with experience.
In addition, the role will require you to manage others, as required, in activities such as Hardware Design, Panel Building, Installation, and Commissioning of:
- Industrial Control Systems.
- Instrumentation.
- Electrical Systems up to & including 415V AC (Supervision of others may be necessary at higher voltages).
- To write Software for PLCs, Controllers & Computers Etc.
- Select & Configure SCADA systems.
- Select & Configure MES systems.
- Write technical manuals for projects.

Skills, Qualifications & Experience:

Proven ability in modern Industrial Control & Instrumentation System Design plus either:
- Minimum Honours degree + 3 years experience in an industrial design environment.
- Minimum HNC + 5 years experience in an industrial design environment.
- Junior Control Engineers may be promoted in shorter periods than above on proven ability.
- Control Technicians may be promoted in shorter periods than above based on their proven ability working on projects and, if following a day release course, their successful completion / award of final certificate.

Additional factors:

Applicants must hold a Current Passport and Valid Driving Licence. as occasional travel within the UK and overseas is required for this role.

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