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Control Systems Engineer - Colchester

  • Location:

    Colchester

  • Sector:

    Electrical, Engineering

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £44000 - £52000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jack Smillie

  • Contact email:

    jsmillie@pg-rec.com

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)118 902 8800

  • Job ref:

    V-116176

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-11-05

  • Startdate:

    2021-10-05

JOB – Controls Engineer

LOCATION – Colchester

TERM - Permanent

SALARY – £44,000 - £52,000

My client – an International manufacturer of bespoke Automated solutions is looking for an experienced Controls Engineer to join their team on a permanent basis in Colchester. Candidates with experience of full lifecycle Design for Projects including both Hardware and Software will be of particular interest.


The Controls Engineer will ideally have the following attributes:


  • A degree level education or alternate qualification equivalent in Electrical or Control Systems Engineering (BEng, BSc, HND, NVQ etc)
  • 4+ years' in a similar Control Systems Engineering position.
  • Strong PLC Programming experience - background in Control Systems including Schneider and DALI will be highly beneficial.
  • Experience in Project Delivery / Design / Installation or Commissioning of industrial Motion Control Systems.
  • Proven experience in Electrical Hardware Design and layouts using AutoCAD Electrical.
  • Experience within a Multi-Functional team, with some limited Mechanical exposure.

The Controls Engineer’s duties will involve:

  • Providing Technical Installation and Commissioning support of automated equipment.
  • Participating in the Design of both Software and Hardware solutions for Bespoke products.
  • Full System Architecture Design of processing equipment and machinery, including working with Control Systems (PLC and SCADA) and Networking Communication (Profibus, Profinet)
  • Bridging Technical knowledge between Design, Production and Manufacturing departments.
If you are interested in this Control Systems Engineering role, please apply with an up-to-date CV as soon as possible, along with your availability and your salary expectations
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