Controls Design Engineer

Proactive Technical Recruitment
£40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + car, bonus, pension
13 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Controls Design Engineer required to provide full electrical design, software design and commissioning support for a specialist materials handling company who are expanding rapidly within the next 18 months. The Controls Design Engineer will be expected to perform all controls design activities for delivery of a customer project from project launch to handover on site. They will also be responsible for all cost and time scale restraints for various material handling projects at multiple sites, whilst also ensuring the solution meets the requirements of the project. This is predominately an office based role, however due to the nature of the work they will be expected to travel to site when required, especially during the commissioning stage of a project. Desired Skills and Experience Educated to a minimum of HNC/HND in Electrical Engineering or related relevant discipline Prior experience working in a similar role, including controls design and commissioning within an automation based industry, ideally within the automated warehouse industry Previous use of CAD tools, (AutoCAD, EPLAN) Good understanding of PLCs (Siemens or Allen Bradley) Good understanding of fieldbus systems and I/O equipment, e.g. Profibus, Profinet, ASi, TCP/IP Good understanding of other controls automation related equipment, e.g. Bar code scanners, HMIs, Variable frequency drives Working knowledge of relevant standards governing the controls automation industry To be conversant with AutoCAD, E-plan, Word, Excel, Project, Outlook. Proactive Technical Recruitment Our Automation division is a market leader in this specialist industry with outstanding relationships across the UK. Proactive's automation team successfully appoint professionals at varying levels of seniority, from hands on engineers through to Management and Director level appointments. With a dedicated team of specialist consultants, we have a successful track record with our clients, partnering with them to cover a wide range of skill sets. Our focus is purely on the Automation sector - with a specific focus on the following markets: Automated warehousing Parcel & postal Automotive Process Machine building Water, waste management & recycling Theme parks Application Process I will endeavour to contact all applicants however if you do not hear from me within two weeks then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Proactive also offer a referral scheme for successful applicants - if you know anyone that could be suited to this position then please contact Proactive with their details and if they are placed by Proactive you will receive between £100-250. T&Cs apply If you have the above skills and wish to be considered for this position or find out more details then please contact Matthew Crate-Fox on 01784 487617 or submit your CV to or simply click apply below. Proactive Technical Recruitment is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. Proactive Technical Recruitment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. This job was originally posted as