Senior Controls Engineer

Russell James Recruitment
Redhill, Surrey
£40000 - £48000/annum + Benefits
09 Jul 2017
08 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Controls Engineer

The Client:

High value security equipment


The Senior Control Systems Engineer is a key member of the systems engineering team, with particular responsibilities for controls and automation, interfaces, and automation tools to support Operations. As a senior engineer, he will also be expected to provide day to day direction to other team members and may have some line management responsibilities.


+ Controls and system integration

+ Development of BHS interfaces using industry standard protocols such as EthernetIP, Profibus, Controlnet.

+ General control engineering and other PLC programming activities for projects

+ Supporting Operations and Manufacturing with process automation.

+ General systems engineering, including testing and verification.

+ Provide technical and professional direction to other members of the Engineering team.

+ Act as Line Manager where required.

Key Experience and Qualifications:

+ Extensive PLC programming experience, preferably with Allen Bradley/RSLogix.

+ OPC technologies and SCADA systems.

+ General systems engineering processes and procedures including requirements writing, system testing and verification.

+ Significant customer facing experience in a systems integration role.

+ Line management.

+ Experience of software programming (C/C++) and especially Linux based systems would be highly desirable. Knowledge and experience of Profinet an advantage.

+ Candidates should be degree qualified in Engineering or a similar technical subject. Equivalent experience is also acceptable. This role is likely to require some travel overseas.


Circa £45,000 plus Benefits