Controls Engineer

30 Mar 2018
28 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Graduate trainee Controls Engineer

To £25,000- £27,000 basic + Pension + Benefits



Market leading international materials handling and automation storage and handling business, supplies into a variety of market sectors. Due to continued expansion the business is now looking for an experienced Controls Engineer to head up this activity in the business.

The Role:

Reporting to the Design Manager; to lead the Control Systems Design function with active technical involvement and responsibility for managing the efficient throughput of design work to achieve time, cost and quality objectives. Delivering a comprehensive design service on customer projects, providing technical support within the company, whilst ensuring professional skills are continually developed to meet the changing needs of our customers, the company and the markets it serves.


*To provide & manage a complete design service from project conception to completion
*Ensure all work is carried out in line with applicable company, statutory & regulatory requirements
*Shall ensure systems are designed as per the requirements of EN15095 or country specific standard(s)
*Actively lead &/or support new product improvement programs both electrically and mechanically, ensuring best practice and seamless introduction
*Assist the Managing Director in managing the business by effective communication of the companies goals and aims with all staff
*Demonstrate leadership and commitment with respect to the quality management system
Ensure that the risks & opportunities that can effect conformity of products and services and the ability to enhance customer satisfaction are determined & addressed

Duties to include:

*Creation and maintenance of project drawings, BOM's, specifications and component drawings
*Compilation of PLC software & hardware configuration
*Production of installation instructions
*Compilation of CE compliant maintenance manuals
*Interaction with internal departments and external personnel at all levels including customers, consultants, project managers, sub-contractors, suppliers & manufacturers
*Occasional site visits both within the UK and overseas
*General design office tasks
*Support Group Technical programs
*Provide emergency breakdown diagnosis support to After Sales, Installations Manager and directly with customers
*Lead &/or assist as necessary with the final commissioning of major projects
*Lead work required to ensure Storax's Control Systems meet country specific requirements

Key Attributes

*Qualified to a minimum of HNC level in Electrical/Electronic Engineering
*Good computer skills including Microsoft Office
*ACAD proficient
*Flexibility, commitment, enthusiasm and the ability to work under pressure
*Full clean UK driving licence
*High personal standards with the ability & desire to produce accurate work within defined timescales
*The ability to stand back from a situation and ensure that the objective is met
*Experience in a design position with exposure to machine control logic.
*Programming of Siemens S7-300 controllers & Step 7 software & Omron CJ1 & 2 PLC's & CX Programmer
*Experience of ASI & Devicenet fieldbus systems
*Experience of Networking systems & technology

In return for your commitment my client offers a stable and secure career for technically motivated engineers. If you feel this is of interest please send your CV to directly to Simon Kinson at or call for a confidential discussion on 02476 214436

Hunter Selection recruit Engineering professionals in Design, Manufacturing, Field Service, electrical & electronic engineering, Production, Purchasing, Manufacturing, and Mechanical engineering

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