Senior Controls Engineer

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Job Sector:
East Midlands
£45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Salary Description:
�45k - 55k per year + 25 Days Holiday, 5% Pension
ATA Recruitment
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Role - Senior Controls Engineer

Location - Nottinghamshire

Salary - �45,000 - �55,000 + Pension + Flexible Working Hours + 25 days holiday


I have been working with a Nottinghamshire based global provider of bespoke materials handling equipment used across a number of process industries including food and drink manufacture. The business has a great culture and we have successful placed many electrical, mechanical and controls design engineers with the business in the past five years who are having great careers with the company.

The company employs 100,000 globally and have a global turnover of $4 Billion with an industrial systems business within their group that turns over �100 million. The Nottinghamshire division of the business manufactures and integrates bespoke equipment including conveyors, weighing machines, dosing equipment and mechanical handling equipment.

Their Nottinghamshire office has an engineering team of 30 that take projects from quotation, through mechanical, electrical and software design and finally onto site installation and commissioning. They are now looking to recruit a Senior Controls Engineer who will be responsible for designing the control philosophy for new projects as well developing PLC, SCADA & HMI programmes for projects. You will act as a technical lead on projects to the two SCADA engineers who both have years of experience with the business and will act as a great support when you start with the company.

If you have previous PLC programming experience and are looking for a step into a Senior Controls role where you will have full responsibility for designing the control philosophy for projects, leading others as well as software programming then please apply online for immediate consideration.

The Role

As a Senior Controls Engineer you will be initially responsible for defining the control philosophy required for new projects with customers including what control system is needed for the plant and creating the control system specification. The role will also involve:

* Being the technical leader for two SCADA engineers in projects.
* PLC Programming using Siemens TIA Portal and Rockwell Studio/RS Logix 5000 using structured text languages.
* HMI and SCADA Development.
* The role will be around 80% programming.
* Defining what SCADA, PLC and HMI systems are needed for new and upgrade project.

This role really gives you the opportunity to take full technical accountability for the controls aspects of projects, you will be a key person in the business and the site expert for controls.

The Person

I am looking for a Senior Controls Engineer with:

* PLC Programming experience with structured text languages.
* To be a great team player.
* To enjoy leading as you will be leading the SCADA Engineers technically on projects.
* To enjoy speaking with customers.

The Benefits

* Salary band �45,000 - 55,000
* 25 Days Holiday
* Flexible working hours (option to work 8 hours between 7am and 5pm)
* Lead role in the company, giving you lots of autonomy

If this position sounds appealing please apply online, send your CV to: or call me in confidence to discuss the position on 0116 216 7004.

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

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