Control Systems Engineer

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Automation & controls

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £35k - 40k per year + benefits

  • Contact:

    Charles Cureton

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    01384 446105

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Due to growth and new projects a leading supplier of advanced and innovative integrated ship control systems based in Essex is looking to recruit an experienced Control Systems Engineer to specify, design, test and commission control systems delivery projects

Commutable from: Chelmsford, Maldon, Colchester, Braintree, Clacton on Sea, Basildon

Salary: £ 35,000 - £ 40,000 p.a. + uplifts & benefits

Suitable for: Control Systems Engineer, Controls Engineer, PLC/SCADA Engineer, Automation Engineer, Project Engineer, Systems Engineer

The Role

  • Assume technical lead for projects in addition to supporting other Systems, and Lead Project Engineers on all other company projects.
  • Produce Functional Design Specifications from customer specifications
  • Produce block diagrams, system schematics, bill of materials and cable schedules
  • Program PLC, HMI & Scada Systems
  • Produce technical documentation, including manuals and test procedures
  • Assist with internal and customer Factory Acceptance Tests
  • Travel worldwide to commission systems on board all types of vessels
  • Conduct Harbour and Sea Acceptance Trials through to customer handover
  • Attend meetings with customers and other departments on and off site
  • Assist with the development and assessment of new products
  • Follow schedules and tasks assigned by the Systems Engineering Manager


The Person

  • More than 5 years’ experience, knowledge and understanding in PLC and Scada based software packages and environment
  • Experience with Controls, Automation, Electrical and Electronics System Integration
  • Familiarity with P&ID drawings
  • Experience of structured programming languages
  • Prepared to work on site aboard a variety of marine vessels afloat and in shipyards.
  • Available for worldwide travel.
  • Experience of PLC programming using IEC 61131-3 programming languages
  • Experience of industrial communication protocols e.g. Modbus, Canbus & Profibus.

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

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