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Controls Systems Engineer

Controls Systems Engineer (SE11559 / 510/524) Cambridgeshire, England

Salary: GBP50000 - GBP55000 per annum + Benefits

Control Systems Engineer

Cambridgeshire (PE29) – Hybrid / UK & Overseas Travel

Commutable from – Cambridge, Peterborough, Huntingdon, Bedford, Chatteris, St. Neots


Our client is a global leading automation & technology solutions provider, working within the food, FMCG and automated distribution industries. Due to global growth and securing multi-million-pound projects in the UK, they are looking for a Control Systems Engineer to join their brand new venture in the UK. 



Role & Responsibilities:


  • Managing work across multiple engineering field, coordinating with both the mechanical & electrical engineers, design teams, software engineers, procurement, logistics & site implementation
  • Developing complex system designs and detailed layouts for robotics & PLC systems
  • PLC Programming – writing & developing code – Siemens, Allen Bradley, Rockwell
  • Participate in technical meetings with customers/stakeholders throughout the UK & overseas
  • Developing new technologies in the areas of automation & control systems
  • Optimising design via simulations, testing & development
  • Commissioning of new systems on site a customer facilities
  • Developing functional design specifications for new projects
  • Working with SCADA systems and HMi’s
  • Perform testing & validation of new software features



Knowledge, Skills & Experience:


  • Experienced in PLC programming – Siemens, Allen Bradley
  • Previously have worked with systems design, development & commissioning
  • Software & hardware development experience
  • Commercial awareness – handling multi-million-pound projects
  • Strong & effective communicator
  • Happy doing hands-on control systems & automation commissioning at customer sites
  • Willing to travel throughout the UK & overseas if needed
  • Degree in Mechatronics, Automation or Electrical Engineering
  • PLC / SCADA system design & development, including safety
  • Industrial communications experience – ProfiBus, Ethernet, DeviceNet
  • Software experience – C++ & Python beneficial
  • Experience with Emulation & Simulation software an advantage




Job Reference No: SE11559 / 510/524


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