Controls System Engineer

Hunter Selection Ltd
05 May 2017
04 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
£40,000 - £45,000 + Benefits + Pension +
Days Based
Our client, a market leading manufacturing company in special purpose machinery has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Controls Engineer to join their team. Working with this well established brand you will be involved in all aspects of control systems work within the manufacturing environment - from the initial design right through to the commissioning of the machine. Working from their prestigious site based in Coventry, this role offers a competitive package and a stable career path for the appropriate technical motivated engineer looking to get into a process/controls systems engineer role.
Company Profile
*Multiple sites throughout the UK
*£Multi-million turnover company
*Supplying into all major UK OEM automotive clients
*Significant growth forecasts for the coming years

Role & Responsibilities
*Design and build control systems for equipment lines ranging from £250,000 to £4.5 million in price - including PLC, HMI, SCADA, Networks and Drives
*Upgrading of existing equipment & integration with new automation
*Involvement in electrical modifications/project & improvement work
*Carrying out installation commissioning and de-commissioning of your equipment design
*Implementation of automation systems & associated quipment
*Sourcing & specifying of appropriate components
*Carrying out appropriate PPM activities
*Reporting directly to the Engineering Maintenance Manager

Essential Skills & Experience
*Engineering skills within Controls/PLC's/Automation/HMI's/SCADA
*Specific experience with Siemens PLC systems
*Ability to write and provide documentation for new designs with specific implementation of process and quality standards
*Experience drawing electrical designs from concept
*Formal electrical engineering qualifications
*Strong Electrical background
*Worked previously in an automotive or manufacturing environment (Desirable)

This role offers a competitive salary as well as a very secure and stable career path. My client has the backing of a well-established brand and is looking for an experience Controls Engineer who wishes to work for a forward thinking company.
In return for your commitment my client offers an exciting and progressive career for motivated engineers. If you feel this is of interest please send your CV to directly to Katie Smith at or call for a confidential discussion on
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