Lead Engineer

Vantage Consulting
Congleton, UK
16 Sep 2019
04 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Lead Control Engineer/Project Manager
£45,000 - £50,000 + Package

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Lead Control Systems Engineer to join a growing engineering organisation specialising in drives and automation. This position will offer the successful candidate the opportunity to join a vibrant and exciting business who foster a team environment.

Working on some exciting and innovative projects, the successful candidate will need to have experience working as a control system engineer (possibly at an OEM or Systems Integrator) as well as experience leading a team.

In particular they will have experience working in the following areas:

* Managing Control Systems projects to demanding timescales
* Ensuring that Projects are delivered to timescales, specification and budget
* People-management responsibility for leading and motivating concurrent teams of software/systems engineers
* An ability to work on the full project lifecycle from initial customer specification through to design, test, installation and site acceptance.
* Experience in developing software for control systems from scratch - including writing programmes in STL, C, Function Block Diagrams or Structured text.
* Practical electrical/electronic knowledge i.e. the candidate will have gained a level of hands-on experience at various stages in their career.
* Knowledge/experience of drives and not just process/PLC control.
* Knowledge/experience of motion control
* A working knowledge of Siemens and Allen Bradley control equipment.
* An ability to develop electrical schematics for a control system coupled with an appreciation of panel design, build and test.

This role is based at the companies HO in Crewe and is commutable from Stafford, Stoke-on-Trent, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Middlewich, Northwich, Crewe, Warrington, Stockport, Manchester, Liverpool, Warrington etc.

If this sounds like you and you'd like to find out more then please contact Lauren at Vantage Consulting on (phone number removed) or email

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