Electrical Control Systems Designer

Cordant People
Severalls Industrial Park, Essex
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Electrical Control Systems Engineer
Colchester, Essex
£37,000 plus DOE + Bonus + 25 Days Holiday + Pension

A well-established niche company who design and build bespoke state of the art automation equipment are seeking a Electrical Engineer. Working in a small team you will enhance their capabilities within the electrical controls and software areas of the business. Applications will be considered from engineers who are either control system designs or who are electrical design or software engineers who are keen to be part of a successful team and develop their skills.

Working with the Snr Electrical Design Engineer, your duties will be varied:
Electrical design of control and software systems,
Electrical fault finding
Test and verification of the machine tool systems. This will include PLC's, HMI's, variable speed drives, servo drives, safety systems, pneumatic and other ancillary equipment such as robots, vision systems and databases.


Knowledge & experience of automated control systems' design & implementation
The position is multidisciplinary and includes both electrical and software design roles. Expedience in both or one of these is essential.
Basic electrical fault finding on PLC and 3 phase systems
To view an overall picture, proposing and implementing alternative methods and ways of executing tasks & projects that promote the continuous improvement of the control systems and software.
Occasionally you will also have the opportunity to carry out installations and commissioning of the equipment at customers sites throughout both the UK & worldwide.

This is a genuine opportunity for someone to develop their design skills to become a fully experienced control systems designer
Software: PLC programming (Siemens) NC programming (Siemens) Programming robots & interfacing with machine automation systems.
Excellent communication skills
Hands on practical skills
Keen interest in automation & IT

Keywords: Control system design, Software, PLC programming, Electrical Design, 3phase testing

Cordant People are an equal opportunity employer

Cordant is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.