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Controls Engineer

  • Location: Biggleswade
  • Salary: £Comp + Bens per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 10 days ago

  • Sector: Packaging
  • Function: Embedded Systems & Electronics
  • Contact: Paul Branton
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01268 455525
  • Expiry Date: 09 November 2021
  • Job Ref: 59439

Controls Engineer

£Competitive plus benefits



A Controls Engineer is required to carry out installation, commissioning and troubling shooting visits at customer sites. Candidates capable of writing PLC code in various IEC61131 languages as well as having good Ethernet / Profinet network knowledge would be well received.

Due to department expansion this company, an award-winning designer and manufacturer of capping and sealing solutions, requires a Controls Engineer, based in Bedford, to be part of the design and develop of new products. As a Controls Engineer you will be required to:

  • Support the design, detailing, prototyping, testing and documentation for new machines including manuals
  • Support all electrical engineering design and software development on machine contracts
  • Support design studies and reviews and preparation of specifications for special applications
  • Complete FAT document and 'as-built' electrical documentation

The Controls Engineer should have the following skills or experience:

  • HNC/HND qualified or equivalent
  • Ability to design electrical circuits and then follow the machine through the PLC commissioning phase to final installation at customer premises
  • A background of PLC / HMI control systems incorporating Siemens S7 and/or Rockwell ControlLogix
  • Experience with Servo Drive Applications, Motion Control would be highly desirable
  • Knowledge of bespoke automation machinery, to include the use of electromechanical mechanisms, pneumatics and servo operation
  • Flexibility to travel in the UK and Internationally is a key requirement in this role to support installations and assist any end users with upgrade projects

This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with experience in the design of electrical control systems for special purpose machinery to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Bedford based developer of integrated packaging solutions will offer you:

  • £Competitive
  • Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Overtime

A Valid UK Passport is required for international travel. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Controls Engineer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Controls Engineer role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525.

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.