Controls Engineer

6 days left

ATA Recruitment Ltd
East Midlands Region
£30k-£35k + 25 days + matched pension + h/care + phone + laptop + prog
16 Oct 2016
01 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Controls Engineer £30,000 - £35,000 25 days leave 8 Bank Holidays 39-hour week – 8am-4:30pm Mon-Thur and 3:30pm finish on Fridays 3% matched pension Location: Commutable from Northamptonshire, Market Harborough, Oakham, Corby, Stamford, Kettering This multi-million pound business in experiencing astronomical growth and they have already outstripped their 2016 budget by £4 million, all of which has come from organic sales. Overall this business has organically grown by a staggering £9 million over the past 7 years, which is testament to their product portfolio and outstanding relationships with blue chip clients around the world. The business designs, manufactures, installs and commissions large metal fabricated mechanical systems and provide turnkey solutions, all designed and manufactured in-house by a dedicated team of specialist Engineers. As a result of recent growth, my client is looking to recruit an experienced Controls Engineer to join the team on a permanent basis, and to support the on-going growth this business is experiencing. The role of the Controls Engineer: The Controls Engineer will programme PLC’s from scratch and to electrically design electrical control panels. You will design the control panel using AutoCAD LT. Produce schematics and electrical panel layouts / diagrams. This is a hands on role therefore, you will build the panel from scratch incorporating all of the electrical components. Obtain an FDS (functional design specification) from the Commercial Sales Team & Customer. In some cases, you will create the FDS yourself and conduct basic electrical calculations. Calculations can include; cable sizing, motor factors and power input / output calculations. You will then write and input the PLC code using Siemens PLC code. Test and debug the PLC code. Install the electrical control panel onto mechanical system and load the PLC code to ensure it works to specification. In some cases, you will need to travel to site to make modifications and makes changes to the control panel or PLC code during installation & commissioning phase. Experience and background: Experienced Controls Engineer. Must be able to use an electrical design package such as AutoCAD LT or similar. Must be able to programme PLC’s from scratch, ideally Siemens PLC but not limited to Allen Bradley, Schneider or Rockwell etc. Electrical engineering BTEC minimum. Self-motivated, meticulous, practical, flexible and keen to learn. 17th edition wiring regulations is a massive bonus. Benefits: You will be working for a multi-million pound manufacturing business that is backed by a larger parent company generating in excess of half billion pounds’ annual sales. Aside the phenomenal growth my client has received, you will have the added benefit of working for a financially secure & stale business that is a market leader within their respective market. Your role will play a key part in the business continuing to grow, with the possibility of the role progressing into a Senior Controls Engineer and to play a lead role within the department. You will see this progression over the next three to five years. How to Apply: Please click “apply” or for further information, please contact Ajay Bhella at ATA Recruitment in Leicester on or alternatively, please email me an up to date copy of your CV to ATA Recruitment specialise in technical & engineering positions therefore, if this particular role is not for you, please do have a look on our website for further potential opportunities which may suit your skills and experience better - If you have the skill, we have the recruitment knowledge and together we can find you your perfect job - You must be eligible to live and work within the UK. Sponsorship is not provided. This job was originally posted as