Controls Engineer

Omega Resource Group Limited
14 Apr 2018
21 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Controls Engineer
Competitive Salary

My Bristol based client is a market leading manufacturer of special purpose machinery used in both the automotive and aeronautical industries. Their products are manufactured on site in Bristol and are distributed worldwide, with their main markets being the UK, Europe, USA, China and Mexico.

Due to continued growth across the business, my client is looking for an experienced Controls Engineer to join their team in Bristol. The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of design & specification of electrical & control content of machinery to include, but not limited to, low voltage circuits, drives, motors, controls, pneumatics, hydraulics, comms, switches, sensors & transformers.

You will also be required to provide project management support to other controls staff & subcontracted controls companies as well as responsibility for working within budgets & supporting process implementation.

Experience is essential for this role as is the ability to organise your own time, integrate within the team and provide excellent service to our customers. Due to the markets my client sells to the successful candidate will have to liaise with people from different cultural and working practices. The position is predominantly based in Bristol however travel within the UK and abroad will be required. Out of hours support is also a requirement of the role.

General Overview of Responsibilities

*Project management support of subcontract controls companies
*Project management support of other controls staff
*Work with customers as required & reporting
*Work within budget constraints
*On time delivery of project controls
*Integration of electrical & control into balance machinery from concept to design to
*manufacture to commissioning
*Ensure processes are followed & recommend improvements for approval then support their
*PLC/HMI design & programming
*Testing & debugging, fault finding
*Commissioning of balancing machines
*Robot/automated handling/systems integration & programming
*Plan, organise, participate in risk assessments
*Develop technical solutions to meet agreed project requirements
*Take structured approach to justifying key engineering decisions
*Low voltage & safety circuitry advanced design
*CE marking of equipment
*Working with & consulting component suppliers
*Providing technical support in & out of normal working hours
*Working abroad as required

Required Experience

*Advanced controls engineering skills
*Mechanical engineering skills
*PLC & HMI programming including motion control - minimum 2 years full experience

For more information regarding this role please call Will Golding on or send your up to date CV to

Omega Resource Group Ltd, are dedicated Technical and Engineering Recruitment Company. Please feel free to contact us on or look at our current vacancies on our website

Automation / Controls / Design Engineer / Controls Engineer / Project Engineer / Mechanical / Electrical / Automation / Automotive / Aeronautical / Aerospace / Quotations / Manufacturing / Engineering / Production / Management/ Special Purpose Machinery / Industrial Machinery.

Omega Resource Group Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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