Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity

Graduate Control Systems Engineer


Job Description:

Job Title: Graduate Control Systems Engineer

Job Title:             Graduate Control System Engineer

Location:             Reading

Salary:                 £25,000 - £35,000

Type:                   Permanent


Orion Electrotech is partnered with a thriving market leading machinery manufacturing business.

Focusing on automation, their team demonstrates proficiency in utilising technology and data to enhance manufacturing assets across various sectors, encompassing utilities, FMCG, pharmaceuticals, and beyond. Counting industry leaders such as Kellogg's, Pepsico, and Thames Water among our clientele, our consultancy services, performance management, and systems integration have earned recognition for their effectiveness in improving performance, cutting costs, and addressing environmental concerns. Staffed with skilled engineers with extensive knowledge in process control, plant automation, and IT/OT technologies, we're equipped to assist clients throughout their assets' lifecycle.


Due to an extended period of exponential growth, we are looking for a Graduate Control Systems Engineer to join the expanding design team.



About The Graduate Control Systems Engineer Role

You will be responsible design and development of bespoke PLC program solutions for a variety of markets.


The Graduate Control Systems Engineer will be responsible for:


  • Design, develop, and implement PLC systems for manufacturing and utilities environments.
  • Collaborate with clients and teams to gather project specs.
  • Programme and configure PLCs for machinery control.
  • Test and debug PLC programs for reliability.
  • Integrate PLCs with other automation tech.
  • Provide tech support during installation and maintenance.
  • Collaborate to integrate PLC systems seamlessly.
  • Document all aspects of PLC design and implementation.


A successful Graduate Control Systems Engineer will need:


  • Have completed a relevant degree/apprenticeship 
  • Proficiency in PLC programming.
  • Full Rights to work in the UK.


This business rewards a Graduate Control Systems Engineer a competitive salary and an excellent selection of benefits.


If you are a driven individual with an engineering education seeking an exciting opportunity to make a significant impact in bespoke automation we would love to hear from you. Join us on our journey as we continue to enrich the possibilities of our solutions. 

Thank you for your application. Due to the volume of applications, we receive, unfortunately we are not able to respond to every application personally, therefore, if you have not heard back from us within 5 working days please assume your application has been unsuccessful. To see our other available vacancies please visit our website.