Control Systems Engineer

Automation Experts Ltd
11 Mar 2018
19 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
A unique and challenging opportunity has arisen for a creative and driven Control Engineer to join an R&D team working on innovative high specification machinery.

We seek an experienced Controls Engineer with technical curiosity and problem solving ability in motion control engineering to join a core team of talented individuals. The role is project-centric and the role-holder will be expected to deliver innovative technical solutions.

This multi-million pound business has renowned capabilities for developing cutting edge technology, and as part of their expansion plans, have a need for a high end candidate capable of performance enhancing design work to contribute to ever evolving product upgrades.

The successful Motion Control Engineer will be responsible for the design, development and improvement of control systems for product enrichment. You can expect duties to include:

? Support the development and trial stages of the project through to a successful outcome to the Customer's satisfaction, applying relevant technical skills and knowledge to the design and refining of the project, conducting testing, providing analysis and applying results

? Work with the Project Team on new and improved designs for performance enhancement.

? Design, develop, upgrade and troubleshoot PLC programs, HMI and electrical control hardware

? Design and develop specifications for electrical control systems

? Prepare and maintain design documentation

MEng/BEng or equivalent in Electrical/Control Engineering or equivalent experience is essential along with proven background of design and process improvement. Also required:

? Proven knowledge of PLC electrical control and multi-axis motion control systems – ability with Beckhoff TwinCAT would be advantageous

? Ideally you will have proven background of concept electrical design, however it is essential you can read/modify engineering drawings ideally using Eplan P8

? Solid background gained within FMCG manufacture or integration i.e. food, beverage, printing, pharmaceutical or medical for the design and commissioning of electrical control systems

? Proven ability to liaise technically with suppliers – current knowledge of national and international electrical and safety regulations would be helpful

We are seeking an Engineer who can not only design systems, but have the ability to work with the entire R&D team to create and innovate machines. You will have the skills to constantly evaluate each part of every design in order to extract better performance.

For more information about this fantastic opportunity, call Sarah Clarke on (Apply online only) or (Apply online only). Alternatively, email a copy of your current CV to quoting the above reference number.

This role is based in the East of England commutable from within and around the following areas: Bury St Edmunds, Bedford, Cambridge, Hitchin and Huntingdon.

Salary is negotiable with excellent benefits to include 8% Contributory Pension, Full Healthcare, 25 Days Holiday, Profit Share, Life Assurance x3, Income Protection and Free Lunches.

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