Controls Engineer

Start People Ltd
11 Feb 2017
11 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Controls Engineer

I am seeking an experienced controls engineer to join a fast expanding team based in Birmingham.

My client is a market leader in the design, manufacture and installation of mechanical handling equipment and solutions for over 20 years, supplying many of the leading automotive manufactures within the UK with bespoke conveyor and “Just in Time” line side delivery systems.

The ideal candidate will have customer facing experience and the technical skills to design and implement PLC based control systems. You must have strong technical abilities, be business minded and capable of working well within a team.

Experience and understanding of automated conveyor systems, control and electrical systems is essential.

The candidate:

  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Able to meet deadlines and follow through on commitments

  • Computer literate

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Willing to travel throughout the UK and internationally as required

  • Knowledge of AutoCAD

  • Good understanding of design

  • Proven track record for management of projects from concept through to completion

  • Experience of automation, robotics, special purpose machines, handling systems.

  • Ideally a suitable degree or HND in mechanical/electrical engineering

  • PLC programming minimum 2 years full experience

The package:

  • Salary of £40,000 - £45,000

  • Pension

  • Excellent company and support system