Controls Engineer

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Job Sector:
East Midlands
£30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Salary Description:
�30k - 45k per year + Car Allowance (�4k)
ATA Recruitment
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Role - Controls Engineer

Location - Swadlincote, Derbyshire

Salary - �30,000 - �45,000 + Car Allowance (�4k)

The Company

ATA Recruitment are currently working with a highly successful engineering consultancy who specialise in the full design of process plant for many industries including food, beverage and the pharmaceutical. With hundreds of years of expertise they can offer clients a complete turnkey solution across their incredible engineering team comprising of 70 engineers. Turning over an impressive �30million a year they are now expanding massively over all departments due to many new project wins.

Each project is developed from initial enquiry through to full design and finally installation and commissioning on site, a project could last up to 2 years and involves input from process, electrical and mechanical engineers. From a control/software engineering perspective this will involve the full development of PLC & SCADA for each solution. They are now looking to recruit a controls engineer to join their team.

If you have previous experience developing PLC code in any kind of automation setting and are looking to join an impressive engineering business that can offer training, progression and extremely varied and challenging projects, apply now for immediate consideration!

The Role

The role of Controls Engineer will involve:

* Responsible for all software element of an integrated project through to product commissioning at site.

* Creation of User Requirement Specification.

* Creation of Functional Design Specification.

* Carrying out all the PLC Programming in Siemens (Step 7/TIA Portal) and Rockwell (Factory Talk SE) for systems that will involve 100-1000 input/output's

* The Controls Engineer will also create all the SCADA Screens and carry out any VB, C# or .NET programming required to allow the SCADA system to communicate the data elsewhere within the control system, this also involves creating queries in SQL Databases.

* Once all software is produced it is tested in simulation (Factory acceptance test) and then with a customer present (Customer Acceptance Test).

* Controls Engineer then travels to site once the electrical/mechanical equipment has been installed and tests all the Input/Outputs to ensure they work.

* 60/40 Office/Site.

The Person

To be successful as a Controls Engineer you will need:

* Previous experience developing PLC code, this could be in any kind of process or automation sector.

* My client will also consider controls engineer who working within a factory based environment.

* Commutable to Swadlincote, Derbyshire.


* Excellent training and development.

* The company can support chartership, the already have 18 chartered engineers in the business.

* Interesting and varied projects.

* A great deal of job security, the company has been established over 200 years.

Interested in the Controls Engineer position?

Please contact Marie Joel (Talent Sourcing Team Leader) on 0116 216 7013 or email . Alternatively click the 'apply' button below.

Contact Details:
ATA Recruitment
Tel: 0116 216 7000
Contact: Stewart Jackson

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