Controls Engineer

Recruiter
Candidate Source
Location
West Lothian
Posted
12 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Due to a period of successful and sustained growth, a worldwide supplier of engineered products in West Lothian has a new vacancy for a Controls Engineer to join the team. On offer is a Monday to Friday 37.5 hour working week, a starting salary of up to £48,000 DOE. Holidays start at 33 days per year (including stats) rising to 35 after 5 years’ service. Pension – stakeholder with Standard Life – currently minimum 5% employee contribution with employer matching up to 10%. Also, a quarterly discretionary bonus if targets achieved.

The primary focus is to maintain the current control platforms, assist in project conceptual designs, detail engineering, procurement, construction, and pre-operational testing as well as commissioning and start-up within a heavy engineering environment.

As the Controls Engineer, the role will see you working in a heavy engineering environment.

Your responsibilities will include:

- Design and troubleshoot process control systems.
- Engineer, design and test electrical, instrumentation and automation systems associated with industrial manufacturing plants.
- PLC/HMI hardware/software design, programming, and troubleshooting.
- Develop and engineer electrical schematics, wiring diagrams and PLC logic.
- Design and implement process network infrastructure (Ethernet, Device Net, Control Net, etc.).
- Interface and communicate with vendors, process engineering, installation contractors and project management.
- Specify and procure controls hardware and field instrumentation.
- Database programming skills a plus. (SCADA)
- Compliance and enforcement of company, safety, environmental, government policies and regulations as they apply.
- Understand and assist in the application of company safety procedures, Lockout-Tag out and Arc Flash.
- High voltage authorised a person.


The successful Controls Engineer will have the following skills and experience:

- Bachelor’s Degree in electrical engineering (Preferred)
- Experience in the electrical and engineering field, ideally in manufacturing.
- Demonstrated Control Systems competency
- Experience in hydraulics, PLC controls (Allen Bradley)
- Well versed in Microsoft office programs and SQL Database knowledge preferred

In return, you will receive a starting salary of up to £48,000 DOE. Holidays start at 33 days per year (including stats) rising to 35 after 5 years’ service. Pension – stakeholder with Standard Life – currently minimum 5% employee contribution with employer matching up to 10%. An annual Bonus – discretionary bonus paid quarterly if targets achieved, so will vary. This is a stable employment opportunity as the employer has a very good order book for 2018, 2019 and beyond.


This role presents as an excellent engineering career opportunity to further enhance knowledge and your manufacturing skills in a highly interesting and vibrant sector.

Please apply online immediately for your CV to be considered for this excellent role.

The first stage of the application process is to apply online.

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