Control Engineer Jobs

We specialise in Control Engineer and Control Systems Engineer jobs for businesses such as system integrators, OEMs, special purpose machine manufacturers or engineering consultancies.

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Controls Hardware Engineer

Permanent, East Lancashire

£40-45k

Design Manager Electrical

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Control Engineer – Siemens – Derby

Permanent, Derby

£25000-42500

Lead Software Engineer

Permanent, East Lancashire

£50-60k

Lead Electrical Engineer

Permanent, East Lancashire

£50-60k

Electrical Engineer – 6 Month Contract

Contract, North West, Merseyside

£38-40hr

Project Engineer

Permanent, Cambridge

£40-50k + car/allowance + 6% pension contribution

PLC Software Engineer

Permanent, West Midlands

£40-50k + car or allowance + 6% pension + on-call uplift

Project Manager – South Yorkshire

Permanent, South Yorkshire

£48-60k + BUPA + overtime

Control Systems Engineer

Permanent, South Birmingham

£43-53k + overtime + home working

Contract Project Manager

Contract, West Yorkshire

£47-55hr

Project Manager – West Yorkshire – Special Purpose Machinery

Permanent, West Yorkshire

£45-60k

Control Systems Engineer

Permanent, Staffordshire

£45-50k + Bonus

Contract Electrical Design Engineer

Contract, West Yorkshire

£38-45hr

Electrical Design Engineer – West Yorkshire – Special Purpose Machinery

Permanent, West Yorkshire

£35-50k + overtime + bonus

Electrical Design Engineer

Permanent, Cheshire

£35-45k + overtime

Control System Engineer – Lancashire

Permanent, Lancashire

£47-52k

Electrical Design Engineer

Permanent, Northumberland

£35-42k

Automation Technician

Permanent, Deeside, Chester, Cheshire

£45-55k + quarterly bonus + 10% pension contribution

Controls Engineer PLC

Permanent, West Midlands

£45-52k + overtime

EC&I Design Engineer

Permanent, Stafford, Staffordshire

£57-62k + bonus + BUPA + 30 days holiday

Commissioning & Service Engineer

Permanent, Staffordshire / Global Travel

£40-45k + healthcare + site uplift

Business Development Manager

Permanent, East Lancashire

£47-50k + £20k bonus pool + car/car allowance

Controls Manager

Permanent, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

£65-75k + car allowance

Systems Manager

Permanent, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

£65-75k

PLC Software Engineer

Permanent, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

£45-50k + x1.5 overtime

Maintenance Engineer

Permanent, Deeside / Chester

£40-50k + bonus + 10% pension contribution

Control System Engineer

Permanent, North West / Cheshire

£40-60k

Siemens Software Engineer

Permanent, Near Warrington, North West

£55-70k

Controls Engineer

Permanent, Blackburn, Lancashire

£38-45k + private healthcare + 25 days leave + discretionary bonus

Electrical Engineer – Process Industry

Permanent, West Birmingham

£40-55k

PLC Software Engineer

Permanent, North Nottinghamshire

£30-55k

Controls Engineer

Permanent, South Yorkshire

£36-48k

Senior Controls Engineer

Permanent, South Yorkshire

£48-60k

Junior PLC Software Engineer

Permanent, South Yorkshire

£23-30k

System Engineer – Newcastle

Permanent, Newcastle, North East

£30-60k

Control Engineer – Leeds

Permanent, Leeds, West Yorkshire

£28-40k

Automation Engineer – Industrial Controls

Permanent, South Yorkshire

£30-37k

Junior Controls Engineer

Permanent, South Birmingham, West Midlands

£28-34k

Control Engineer – South Birmingham

Permanent, South Birmingham, West Midlands

£30-55k + private healthcare + bonus

Systems Engineer – Cheshire

Permanent, Cheshire

£40-60k

Controls Engineer – South Yorkshire

Permanent, South Yorkshire

£36-48k + overtime + private healthcare

Senior Controls Engineer – South Yorkshire

Permanent, South Yorkshire

£48-60k

PLC / SCADA Project Engineer – North Staffordshire

Permanent, North Staffordshire

£40-50k

Electrical Design Engineer – Entry Level – South Birmingham

Permanent, South Birmingham

£25-30k

Controls Test Engineer

Permanent, Bromsgrove, West Midlands

£15-19hr (Permanent role, PAYE) + BUPA + Overtime

Service Engineer – Industrial Controls

Permanent, West Yorkshire, North Leeds

£35-40k + overtime + uplift + vehicle = £65-70k OTE

Junior Electrical Design Engineer

Permanent, Bromsgrove, West Midlands

£25-30k

Senior Hardware Engineer

Permanent, Stafford

£52-57k

Junior Controls Engineer

Permanent, Leeds, West Yorkshire

£26-32k

PLC Software Engineer

Permanent, West Yorkshire

£30-40k

Electrical Design Engineer

Permanent, Derby, Derbyshire

£30-50k

Electrical Design Engineer

Permanent, West Yorkshire

£30-45k + overtime + bonus

Controls Engineer – Special Purpose Machinery

Permanent, Lancashire

£35-40k + overtime

Automation Controls Engineer

Permanent, West Yorkshire

£42-45000

Junior Controls Engineer

Permanent, West Birmingham

£23-33k

Electrical Engineer

Permanent, South Birmingham

£34-37k

Controls Engineer / Team Leader – South Birmingham

Permanent, South Birmingham

£50-55k + bonus

PLC Software Engineer – Near Northampton

Permanent, Northamptonshire

£40-50k

PLC Software Engineer – Milton Keynes

Permanent, Milton Keynes

£40-50k

Siemens TIA Portal Software Engineer

Permanent, Near Warrington

£50-60K

Siemens Software Engineer

Permanent, Merseyside

£40-50k + overtime + site uplift

Controls Engineer – Leeds

Permanent, Leeds, West Yorkshire

£30-40k

Electrical Design Engineer

Permanent, East Yorkshire

£Salary DOE +overtime +25 days holiday +5% matched pension

Control System Engineer

Permanent, East Yorkshire

£Salary DOE +overtime +25 days holiday +5% matched pension

Senior Controls Engineer

Permanent, West Midlands

£50-55k + BUPA + 8% pension + Bonus

Controls Engineer

Permanent, Leeds, West Yorkshire

£35-40k

PLC Software Engineer

Permanent, Stafford

£45-55k

Electrical Control and Instrument Design Engineer

Permanent, Stafford

£45-55k

Lead Project Software Engineer

Permanent, North West

£45-50k + overtime when on site

Control Engineer Team Leader

Permanent, Worcestershire

£50-55k + bupa + bonus + 6% pension cont.

PLC SCADA Software Engineer

Permanent, Stafford

£45-50k

Electrical Design Engineer

Permanent, North East, Northumberland

£30-42k

Commissioning Engineer

Permanent, West Midlands

£35-42k + overtime + car/allowance + private healthcare

Control System Engineer

Permanent, East Lancashire

£40-60k

PLC Software Engineer – East Lancashire

Permanent, East Lancashire

£38-43k + overtime for site working

Electrical Project Engineer – Special Purpose Machinery

Permanent, Near Blackburn

345-55k

Control Engineer

Permanent, Deeside, North West

£39-55k

PLC / SCADA System Engineer

Permanent, Cheshire

£30-60k

Control System Engineer – Derbyshire

Permanent, Derbyshire

£30-60k

Control System Engineer – Berkshire

Permanent, Berkshire

£30-60k

Control Systems Engineer – Cheshire

Permanent, Cheshire

£30-60k

Controls Engineer – Special Purpose Machinery

Permanent, Blackburn, Lancashire

£30-40k + overtime

PLC Software & Commissioning Engineer – South Yorkshire

Permanent, Doncaster, South Yorkshire

£35-50k + overtime

Control and Automation Engineer

Permanent, Doncaster

£35-50k

Principal Software Engineer

Permanent, North Yorkshire

£60-65k

We've found Control Engineers contract and permanent assignments since 2012. Our specialism as a Control Engineer recruitment agency has meant we can tailor a search for a Control Engineer looking for a new assignment to a specific industry or range of technologies and we help our customers by homing in on the essentials and providing an accurate shortlist of specialist Control Engineers. Our dedicated focus on the control & automation market has meant we've helped clients find Control Engineers for a wide range of sectors such as water treatment works, smart manufacturing factories using the latest IoT, 5G and MES technology stacks or a pick & place robotic system used in high speed FMCG production environments.

Skills needed

  • Control Engineers we represent are often skilled in the latest offerings from vendors such as Rockwell, Siemens, Mitsubishi, Omron, B&R, Beckhoff, AutoCAD, EPLAN or SolidWorks. Control Engineers we work with are also often up to date on the safety aspects of control systems so will be well versed in standards such as ISO13849 and the machine safety directive. 
  • We work with formerly trained experienced Control Engineers who are often Degree qualified, some have an MSc or a PhD, some have Chartered status. We also help apprentice trained and entry-level graduate engineers along their first career steps. 
  • Control Engineers we typically work with are strong PLC and SCADA programmers as well as skilled Electrical hardware design engineers using CAD packages such as AutoCAD, EPLAN or SolidWorks. The experienced Control Engineers we work with typically have full project life cycle experience so often run with multiple projects from start to finish. 
  • Control Engineers we’ve introduced to our clients over the years have understood PLC and 3rd Party communication systems where they can design interfaces from both hardware and software perspectives. They’ve often worked with OT, OT security, MES and cyber security solutions.

Discover more about the Control Engineer’s skills in our post ‘How To Become a Control Systems Engineer

FAQ

ARE CONTROLS ENGINEERS IN DEMAND?

Yes, Control System Engineers are in high demand. Many sectors are increasingly using automated and digitalized systems, opening up more prospects to those working in the field.

IS CONTROL SYSTEMS ENGINEER A GOOD CAREER?

Control systems is a good career for those looking for a versatile discipline in Engineering. After graduating, it is possible to work in many different industries such as oil & gas, renewable energy, automated warehousing, pharmaceutical, automotive or high-speed manufacturing

The more experience you have in this field, the better salaries and career opportunities you’ll find.