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Controls Engineer

Controls Engineer

  • Location

    Cheltenham

  • Sector:

    Mechanical & Electrical Design

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    30000-40000 Per Annum

  • Contact:

    Nizam Giga

  • Contact email:

    ngigi@lerecruitment.com

  • Contact phone:

    0161 976 3540

  • Job ref:

    NG/TWK1

  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-08-11

Controls Engineer
Location: Tewksbury
Salary: £30k - £35k plus excellent benefits

Are you a Controls Engineer?
Are you looking to take your career to the next level?


A leading manufacturer of household products now requires a PLC Controls Engineer to join their team.

Controls Engineer - Key Activities

Electrical Panel design

  • Attend design meetings/reviews of new/revised design proposals
  • Prepare layout drawings, design documents (power usage, loads) and specifications
  • Improve and update existing designs to ensure the design meets all relevant health and safety requirement & compliance with European directives
  • Create CAD drawings using Engineering Base software and co-ordinate the design with other parties Prepare drawings for sub-contractors both in UK and overseas, carry out liaison work with sub-contractors including resolving issues in the design and its interpretation.


PLC Programming

  • Prepare process / ladder diagrams for programming requirements
  • PLC programming typically using Siemens TIA Portal (V13 and above) and S7 1200 series PLC
  • Program revisions & upgrades
  • Documentation and version control of programs
  • Using remote access to PLCs/HMIs to provide diagnostic support to service engineers.


Controls Engineer - Qualifications & experience
The ideal candidate MUST come from the Manufacturing Industry as a Controls Engineer. You will also have the following skills, qualifications and experience:

  • Familiarity with pneumatics OR electric motors OR electronic control systems
  • Experience with PLC programming such as Allen Bradley
  • Experience of programming Siemens S7
  • Experience of programming Rockwell (Allen Bradley)


If you're interested, please send in your CV to ngigi@lerecruitment.com or contact Niz directly on 0161 976 3540.