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Controls Engineer


Job Description:

Controls Engineer


£33,000 – 38,000


The Company

My client is a privately owned SME business who provide special purpose equipment and associated turnkey engineering services for a variety of sectors.  The company has grown rapidly since its inception and is constantly growing each year.

The company have had a successful 2020 and are have further ambitious growth plans for 2021 with more new markets they are looking to grow into.  The company has a fantastic team-based spirit and a real culture of togetherness in achieving their goals.  Due to their growth they are looking to recruit a Controls Engineer with immediate effect.


The Role

The Controls Engineer role is responsible for designing the electrical and software system for the projects the client delivers.  You will initially receive a general arrangement drawing from the mechanical design team and you will then:

  • Determine the electrical components and design required for the control system to function.
  • Determine if the system will need a PLC Control system or some other form of software architecture.
  • Create electrical diagrams on AutoCAD 2D Electrical that show how the control system integrates to the parent machine.
  • Programme the PLC Control system for the project.
  • Carrying out in house testing of the system to ensure it is fit for purpose.
  • Support customers with commissioning of the system if required.


The Candidate

To be successful in your application for this Controls Engineer you will need:

  • An electrical or electronic qualification.
  • Experience in electrical design or electrical system specification.
  • To be able to create wiring diagrams on a CAD package.
  • PLC programming skills would be beneficial.


The Benefits

  • £33,000 – 38,000
  • Company Pension
  • A growing business.
  • A very stable industry sector


If you’re interested please apply online, send your CV to [email protected] or give me a call on 0116 216 7004.

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  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Additional Salary Info

    Company Pension

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector IT & Internet