Controls Engineer

Recruiter
Samuel Frank
Location
Lancashire
Posted
15 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Controls Engineer – Lancashire – Permanent - £35-40k + package

Samuel Frank Associates is now recruiting for a Controls Engineer to join a key client in the mid-Lancashire area.

Reporting to the Instrumentation Manager the successful Controls Engineer will have the opportunity to work with a Senior Engineer assisting with all activities connected with the electrical, control system design and procurement of turnkey projects.

Key skills and areas of responsibility include –

Creation of Electrical drawings
Electrical and instrumentation knowledge
PLC programming (Allen Bradley or Siemens preferred – other vendors considered)
SCADA knowledge
Pneumatic and hydraulic systems - desirable
Creation of Function Design Specifications
Maintaining and modifying existing systems
Liaising with customers and suppliers
Troubleshooting and problem-solving

Applicants require a mixture of software writing and electrical design knowledge as the role requires both disciplines. Engineers with experience of working on systems for special purpose machinery will be considered favourably. Other sector experience will also be considered.

The position is generally office based but it will be necessary to meet with clients, liaise with suppliers, carry out site surveys as well as getting involved in the commissioning phase in the UK, North America, Europe, and Asia. The client estimates and 80/20 split between the office and site work.

The client’s premises are commutable from the following places – Blackburn, Bolton, Wigan, Preston, Leigh, St. Helens, Warrington and some parts of West/North-West Manchester.

Please apply today for an immediate response

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