Controls Engineer

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Automation & controls

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Excellent Package Available with High OTE's

  • Contact:

    Charles Cureton

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    01384 446105

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Due to significant expansion a leading automation solutions provider are looking to recruit a number of Controls Engineers. You must have significant experience in the design of control systems for factory or machine automation projects

Commutable from: Coventry, Northampton, Welliungborough, Oxford, Milton Keynes, Aylesbury, Solihull, Daventry, Bicester, Rugby, Towcester

Salary: Competitive Salary plus Company Car, Overtime, Pension Scheme, Private Healthcare, 25 Days Holiday plus Bank Holidays and Training & Development

Suitable for: Controls Engineer, Control Systems Engineer, Software & Commisisoning Engineer, PLC Software Engineer, Electrical Design Engineer, Automation Engineer

The Role

To provide complete controls design including electrical design, software design and commissioning within cost and time scale constraints for a material-handling project, whilst ensuring the solution meets the requirements of the project.

Responsibilities will include:

  • To interpret design input information to produce control system designs
  • Production of completed PLC software for control of a material handling sub system, including safety compliant code for safety portion
  • To produce required health and safety documentation including, but not limited to method statements and risk assessments
  • To commission controls systems on site and to provide support to system integration commissioning activities
  • To provide control system training for the end user


The Person

  • Educated to a minimum of HNC/HND in Electrical Engineering or related relevant discipline
  • Prior experience working in a similar role, including controls design and commissioning within an automation based industry, ideally within the automated warehouse industry
  • Previous use of CAD tools, (AutoCAD, EPLAN)
  • Good understanding of PLCs (Siemens or Allen Bradley)
  • Good understanding of fieldbus systems and I/O equipment, e.g. Profibus, Profinet, ASi, TCP/IP
  • Good understanding of other controls automation related equipment, e.g. Bar code scanners, HMIs, Variable frequency drives
  • Working knowledge of relevant standards governing the controls automation industry
  • To be conversant with AutoCAD, E-plan, Word, Excel, Project, Outlook.


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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