Controls Engineer

11 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Controls Engineer Salary DOE, Bromyard, Herefordshire

My client is a global tier 1 automotive supplier. They are looking for a controls engineer to join their high quality team of engineers.
They are currently expanding and are looking to add to their growing engineering team.


Maintain an audit ready controls backup register and software
Maintain fully functional software backup for all relevant plant and processes
Provide technical support for maintenance team
Provide technical support for facilities
Provide technical support for paint techs
Provide technical support for assembly
Be prepared and able to step down to support other maintenance personnel when required.
Maintain weekly / monthly operating metrics (backup register)
Assess current technology for effectiveness and compare to new technology within the industry
Develop and execute shutdown plan and activities
Contribute to CAPEX plan relating to department activities
Indentify and maintain max / min spares holding
Support NPI projects with regards control systems
Ownership for control system back-ups
Represent controls at engineering change meetings
Develop apprentice program with local provider


Must Have Skills
Must be minimum of time served apprentice
Educated to HNC or equivalent
Minimum 5 years experience in similar role
Track record working in 1st tier automotive environment
Professional qualifications in relevant skill base
Ability to communicate effectively and clearly
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Experience working with ABB 5400 robots, Siemens S7 PLC's, Paint Plants
Computer literate, M/S Excel, Powerpoint, Project, Outlook, ABB and Siemens
Able to work on own initiative, with minimal supervision
Formal qualification in Health and Safety, NEBOSH desirable

Beneficial Skills
Experience in IAFT16949 (TS16949)
Experience of automated paint lines

If this role does sound of interest to you, then feel free to contact Max Sinclair on *********** or forward your CV via email on *********************.

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