Controls Engineer

Personnel Futures
14 Sep 2018
15 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Your role will be to develop control systems hardware and PLC software for both current and future equipment and your responsibilities will include conceptual design, electrical CAD, technical documentation, BOM’s, design calculations and feasibility studies. You will be working in a progressive team of multi-disciplined engineers within the overall engineering department. Although a controls & software design position knowledge of electrical and mechanical systems would be very useful. At times there will be a requirement to work with the other teams within the company and there will be some possibility of foreign travel.

The Person

Someone who is technically motivated with a broad engineering knowledge. You will have a number of years’ experience in a manufacturing industry designing special purpose control systems for machines or capital equipment. You will be well organized and able to communicate effectively with customers and senior management, both internal and external.


PLC programming experience is essential: Siemens S7 or Allan Bradley.

Manufacturing industry Automation experience is essential.

Knowledge of SCADA and HMI and motor drive programming would be an advantage.

HND or Degree level in control/electrical/electronic or related engineering subjects.

Previous use of Elecworks electrical CAD software package or a similar software for circuit design package is desirable.

A good level of practical ability is desirable.

Good general PC skills including all MS Office packages desirable.

A general knowledge of mechanical engineering would be useful

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