Senior Project Engineer

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Automation & controls

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Highly Competitive Salary, Car Allowance, Bonus Scheme and Pension

  • Contact:

    Charles Cureton

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    01384 446105

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Due to signifinant success this leading automation solutions provider is currently recruiting a Senior Project Engineer for the design and co-ordination of complex controls system projects for a wide variety of industries

Commutable from: Shifnal, Stafford, Telford, Shrewsbury, Wolverhampton, Bridgnorth

Salary: Highly Competitive Salary, Car Allowance, Bonus Scheme and Pension

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

The Role

  • Total engineering and commercial responsibility for projects, from initial handover to completion and beyond
  • Provide a high-quality service to customers, whilst delivering projects in line with the Company’s philosophy
  • Maintain the Company’s reputation as a leading-edge systems integrator
  • Take complete ownership of the project at handover stage and maintain responsibility for all activities, including those delegated to other staff or sub-contractors
  • Detailed hardware and software design including product selection
  • Manage project expenditure, ensuring that budgets are maintained
  • Comply with all relevant standards and work to the Company’s ISO9001:2015 registered quality procedures
  • Review of projects on a regular basis, ensure that delivery and other milestones met
  • Advise the Director of Engineering and Innovation of any items that may impact on the project programme to ensure that they maintains its policy of never delivering late
  • Liaise closely with the Purchasing Department to ensure that all purchases are made ensuring that the time constraints of the project are maintained, and such purchases are competitively priced
  • Generate quotations and specifications, and negotiate with the customer for additional cost items
  • Manage any customer change order requests, including additional cost items, to ensure that prices and budgets are correctly maintained
  • Organise CAD, manufacturing, test, despatch and commissioning activities during the course of the project
  • Visit customer sites where required to ensure smooth flow of the project
  • On-site commissioning of completed project, if required
  • Comply with all Company procedures as defined in various documents including the Quality Manual, Staff Manual and Health & Safety Manual
  • Pro-active in supporting other company activities such as supporting fellow engineers, training, and assisting with sales and site support
  • Maintain good relationships with customers, suppliers and company staff
  • Travel within the UK and overseas


The Person

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Qualified to degree level in Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • Previous experience in industrial drive and control systems
  • Good working knowledge of variable speed drives, PLCs and SCADA/HMI products
  • Ability to work either individually or as part of a team
  • Able to manage and document the information required for a successful project
  • Knowledge and experience of some of the following is a requirement:

Variable Speed Drives:

  • AC, DC and Servo
  • Siemens
  • ABB
  • Rockwell
  • Control Techniques
  • SSD



  • Siemens WinCC
  • Rockwell RSView
  • iFix
  • InTouch


  • Siemens S7, 1200, 1500
  • Routers

Autonomous Robot:

  • MiR


  • Ethernet
  • Profinet
  • Profibus
  • Modbus

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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