Controls Engineer

Consilium Recruit
31 Mar 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
This leading manufacturer of precision engineered components has a vacancy for a Controls Engineer to join its facility in central belt Scotland. With experience designing process control systems you will be able to design & test electrical systems within manufacturing plants.

Commutable from: Edinburgh, Glasgow, Livingston, Bathgate, Falkirk, Dunfermline, Motherwell, Perth, Stirling.

Salary: £ 40,000 - £ 48,000 p.a. + benefits

Suitable for: Controls Engineer, Automation Engineer, Control Systems Engineer, PLC Programmer, PLC Programming, Senior Controls Engineer, Controls Engineer.

The Role

You will maintain control platforms, assist in project conceptual designs, detail engineering, procurement, construction, and pre-operational testing as well as commissioning and start up. Key responsibilities will include:

Design and troubleshoot process control systems.
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.
Interface and communicate with vendors, process engineering and installation contractors
Specify and procure controls hardware and field instrumentation.

The Candidate

The successful candidate will have a strong understanding of PLC programming methods and process related control systems. You will have the ability to examine complex electrical problems, identify source of problems, determine method for repair; plan and organize work; complete complex electrical tasks by using and understanding Electrical, Mechanical, Hydraulic and Pneumatic drawings and schematics.

Knowledge of automation (PLC) and electrical system design, diagnosis and operation is essential as is plant commissioning and start up

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