Senior Controls Engineer

Recruiter
Samuel Frank
Location
Lancashire
Posted
11 May 2018
Closes
18 May 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Controls Engineer - Special Purpose Machinery - Permanent - Lancashire - £££Generous Salary£££ + 3% Pension Contribution + Health Plan/Bens

Samuel Frank Associates require a Senior Controls Engineer to join a very successful (and recently major award winning!) special purpose machine manufacturer in Lancashire.

This client is leading the way in the region in terms of investment in their facilities and providing market leading and innovative solutions for their customers. The company promotes strong, positive values across the teams as well as an environment which encourages innovation and a solutions driven mindset.

Applicants must be able to design Electrical hardware systems as well as program PLC software systems. This is a full project life cycle role.

The role requires experience in some of the following areas -

Take a lead role in the design of LV machine control systems, specifically, interpretation of customer specification and requirements
Production of Functional Design Specifications
Produce P&I diagrams
Perform and produce Risk Assessment documentation
Produce electrical schematic diagrams, using AutoCAD Electrical
Produce all aspects of design /documentation for electrical machine assembly and wiring.
Specification of drive and motor sizes.
Design and produce PLC software (using one or more of the following – Allen Bradley, Siemens, Beckhoff, Lenze, Omron).
Produce customer documentation, including manuals and operating instructions
Produce and provide on-site training on equipment and processes

The client estimates a 70/30 split between being based at their facility in Lancashire and being based on customer sites which could be Europe and further afield. A large project which may happen once a year could involve 3-4 weeks site work.

The Person:

• Preferably a ‘Time Served’ Electrical Engineer.
• Must be HNC / HND or Degree qualified in Electrical / Electronic Engineering.
• Must be confident to work alone at customer premises and have a current driving licence.

The role is easily commutable from the following places with Lancashire and Greater Manchester – Bury, Bolton, Rochdale, Blackburn, Burnley & Preston.

Please apply today for salary details and an immediate response

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