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Controls & Software

£50000 - £55000 pa+ company benefits

Job Ref: 32603

Automation and Robotics


General Engineering and Manufacturing

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Controls Engineer

Position: Controls Engineer

Location: Commutable from Ipswich, Colchester, Harwich, Manningtree, Great Bentley, Wivenhoe, Chelmsford, Maldon

Salary: £50,000 – £55,000 (DOE)

We have an exciting new opportunity for a Controls Engineer to join our continuously growing engineering team. Your role will form a crucial part of our business so you must be willing to take on plenty of responsibility within a small team, and be able to react swiftly and positively to customer requests. This position is semi-physical and where you will be required to assist with electronic components and touchscreens as well as debugging and live testing. Training will be provided specific to our equipment.

Controls Engineer Duties:

  • Assist in design of low voltage electrical circuits and control panels for machine control – Autocad/Ecad.
  • Producing electrical panel layouts in Autocad.
  • Assist in preparation of technical documentation.
  • Writing / modifying operating software for machine control – (PLC based programs – Siemens S7-1200).
  • Installation of software to new machines.
  • Software testing and fault finding.
  • Technical assistance with supporting customer machines in the field.
  • Looking at costings on electrical or software items wherever possible.
  • Communicate with team members on all projects including R & D and advise them of any issues that need to be rectified.

Controls Engineer Experience:

  • Experience with writing code using Siemens PLC, (ideally S7-1200).
  • Experience with electrical panel wiring and electrical drawings.
  • A positive and outgoing attitude, even when dealing with difficult situations.
  • A helpful, teamwork oriented personality is important.
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills.

If you feel you have the relevant skills and experience for the Controls Engineer vacancy please click on the link below to apply. Cartisian Technical Recruitment are a specialist recruitment agency sourcing engineers for Automation, Scientific Technologies, Automotive, General Engineering & Manufacturing sectors.

UK office: Central Boulevard, Blythe Valley Business Park, Solihull, UK.