Controls Engineer - Northamptonshire

£45,000 - £50,000 - Automation Solutions - Controls/Automation
Ref: 977 Date Posted: Thursday 04 Jul 2024
Controls Engineer
  • PLC Programming from scratch
  • System Integrator
  • Hybrid Work available - Northamptonshire, UK
  • £45.000 - £50.000 + Car Allowance (£5k)
We are working with an established System Integrator company based in Northamptonshire, UK. They are recruiting for a Controls Engineer to join their team. In return for a salary in the region £45.000 - £50.000 + Car Allowance of £5.000 along with excellent employment benefits.
Work within the Controls Design team to produce PLC software as required for Client’s automated warehouse systems, along with commissioning of control systems on client sites. Be a key team member in the overall Engineering team and Project delivery team, working co-operatively and proactively to ensure our projects are delivered on time, on quality and on cost.
Key Responsibilities include:
  • Write PLC and HMI code to meet requirements of the system; test the code and install it and commission it at clients’ sites
  • Write the FS for projects as required and co-ordinate with colleagues within Engineering and within Systems to ensure alignment of functionality and interfaces
  • Work with the Project Engineering team to ensure full co-ordination of electrical, control and mechanical part requirements and a complete integrated design solution.
  • Proactively work with Engineering, procurement, project management and installations to ensure projects are delivered on time, on budget and scope.
  • Investigate and resolve any technical issues that are flagged within electrical design and PLC software systems
  • Provide first line training / familiarisation to support team members for commissioned systems.
  • Support colleagues around the business in the execution of Client’s work – including, but not limited to, attending customer meetings, customer sites, internal project meetings, supplier meetings.
  • Ensure you meet all the requirements of the Client’s H&S and Quality Procedures in the execution of your work
  • Keep developing yourself and your skills to ensure your technical skills remain current.
Character Specification:
  • Teamwork focused individual who has strong resilience and able to manage conflicting priorities.
  • A strong can-do attitude and willingness to step in and help resolve complex problems when required.
  • A steadfast focusing on ensuring we do the right thing from a technical and safety perspective, irrespective of any external pressure.
  • Strong eye for detail and a natural interest in understanding how equipment works
  • Someone who takes pride in producing a good quality job and growing their team
  • Someone willing to spend time away from home to commission Automated Systems
Desirable Requirements:
  • Formal Qualification in Electrical Engineering – preferred Degree, acceptable HND/ HNC with suitable relevant experience.
  • Skills in Siemens PLC software writing and testing
  • Siemens PLC software knowledge (TIA Portal) or a strong aptitude and willingness to learn this skill
  • Problem Solving
  • Solid understanding of automation equipment
  • Good appreciation of 18th Edition, EN60204 and other electrical standards
How To Apply:
  • Contact: Michal
  • 01527 917909
  • Job reference number: 2045
  • If you would like to find out more, simply click apply.
This position is commutable from: Northampton, Kettering, Milton Keynes, Leicester, Peterborough, and Cambridge.
Relevant Job Titles: Controls Engineer, Senior Controls Engineer, Controls Technician, Software Design Engineer, Senior Software Design Engineer, Software Design Technician, Automation Engineer, Senior Automation Engineer, Automation Technician.
All applicants must live in the UK and be eligible to work and live in the UK. Please note, our client is unable to offer Sponsorship or Visa support for this role.
Due to the sheer volume of applications, we will only contact successful applications. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 10 working days, please deem your application as unsuccessful.
Axion Recruitment is working as a recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy.