Controls Systems Engineer


My client is a well-established design and manufacturer of automation and robotic solutions.

Due to this success and sustained growth they are now recruiting for an experienced Control Systems/Electrical Engineer to join our multi-discipline team, to deliver the machine control system for a range of exciting machinery-based projects.

The Role:

  • To be responsible for the design and creation of machine control system solutions for special purpose automated machinery projects.
  • Responsible for ensuring that machine electrical and safety systems comply with the requirements of the machinery directives and appropriate national, European & international safety standards
  • Responsible for correct selection and procurement of all components
  • Responsible for delivery of electrical systems (control cabinets & machine wiring) to time and budget
  • Supervise electrical technicians and control the build of machine control systems
  • Fault finding of control and safety systems
  • Developing machine processes to achieve performance requirements
  • Commission machine control system, perform machine testing including Factory Acceptance and Site Acceptance testing with customers
  • Assist with the installation, commissioning and troubleshooting when required.
  • Modifications and enhancements to existing systems

Candidate Profile

  • Competence in electrical & safety system design for machine automation
  • Degree qualified or equivalent in electrical/electronic engineering or closely related control system discipline
  • Knowledge of ePlan would be an advantage
  • Knowledge of software design and PLC coding experience with any of the following equipment would be an advantage: Omron, Siemens, B&R, Mitsubishi, Rockwell
  • Experience of integrating and programming of Scara, Delta and 6-axis robots would be an advantage.

If you are interested in the above position, please apply now with an up-to-date CV or email to arrange a informal, confidential discussion.

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Leicester, England, United Kingdom, Europe

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    £40,000 to £45,000 per year
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    Proactive Technical Recruitment
  • Posted By
    Niomi Cowling
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    Industrial Automation
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