Control System Engineer

Coventry & Possibly some Overseas Travel Required
£30k-£45k pa
20 Jun 2017
18 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Matrix is currently seeking a Control Systems Engineer.
The ideal candidate is to have good practical experience commissioning Siemens variable speed drives, Siemens PLC (STEP 7) and Siemens 840D CNC controls.

REF: CSE2017

Company: Matrix Machine Tool (Coventry) Ltd

Location: Coventry & Possibly some Overseas Travel Required    

Salary: Competitive (Dependant on experience)

Position Type: Permanent

Contract: Full Time- (Working Hours: Monday - Thursday 7.30am - 4pm, Friday 7.30am - 3pm)


  • Commission our range of CNC grinding machines.
  • Measuring system calibrations and preparation of the machine for production trials.
  • Loading of module data files, initial power on tests, drive calibration & drive tuning.
  • Test of electrical control circuits & Test safety circuits.
  • Load & Test of CNC system & HMI (Siemens 840D) & Load & Test digital drives (Mainly Siemens).
  • Design of control circuits (hardware and software), for additional equipment test safety circuits.
  • Functional Testing of the machine tool to product and contract specifications.
  • Machine alignment & laser calibration.
  • Provide Customer support. 

This position requires a well-motivated, confident Control System Engineer who can demonstrate the following;

  • Ability to read electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic circuit diagrams.
  • Experienced with AC & DC control circuits (LV).
  • Experienced with setup and commissioning of inverter drives & servo motors.
  • Good working knowledge of actuators & sensors.
  • Practical experience of fault finding on electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
  • Have understanding and practical working knowledge of CNC machine tools.
  • Experience of reading & writing PLC programs (STEP 7).
  • Competent use of PC equipment, windows, office applications, STEP 7 and EPLAN.P8.
  • Basic NC Programming experience (Siemens 840D experience advantageous). 

This is an excellent opportunity for the right individual to join a forward thinking global market leader and to work within a skilled, friendly team. There will be further opportunities to expand your current skill set & knowledge base.

The company offers 25 days holiday per year + 8 statutory bank holidays. In addition to this there is an overseas travel allowance and days in lieu to compensate for any weekend travel. There is also a Pension & Health Care scheme in place.

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