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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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. Check out our post on How To Become a Control Systems Engineer here.

Applications Engineer

Permanent, Staffordshire


PLC Software Engineer – East Lancashire

Permanent, East Lancashire

£38-43k + overtime for site working

Junior Controls Engineer – West Midlands

Permanent, Birmingham


Electrical Project Engineer – Special Purpose Machinery

Permanent, Near Blackburn


Control Engineer

Permanent, Deeside, North West


Junior Controls Engineer x 2 – South Yorkshire

Permanent, South Yorkshire


Control System Engineer – Derbyshire

Permanent, Derbyshire


Control System Engineer – Berkshire

Permanent, Berkshire


Control Systems Engineer – Cheshire

Permanent, Cheshire


Controls Engineer – Special Purpose Machinery

Permanent, Blackburn, Lancashire

£30-40k + overtime

DeltaV DCS Engineer

Contract, North West, Cheshire


PLC Software & Commissioning Engineer – South Yorkshire

Permanent, Doncaster, South Yorkshire

£35-50k + overtime

Control and Automation Engineer

Permanent, Doncaster


Controls Engineer – Home Based

Permanent, Home Based - UK Wide


Tendering Manager

Permanent, Staffordshire

£40-55k + bonus + 8% pension contribution

Principal Software Engineer

Permanent, North Yorkshire


Control Panel Builder

Permanent, West Midlands


Siemens TIA Portal Systems Engineer

Contract, Manchester then the North East


Home Based Controls Engineer

Permanent, Home Based - UK Site Work


PLC Software Engineer

Permanent, Leeds or Warrington


Project Manager

Permanent, Derby


Controls Engineers x 2

Permanent, West Midlands


Junior Controls Engineer

Permanent, Liverpool


Control Systems Engineer

Permanent, West Birmingham


Electrical Project Engineer

Permanent, Cheshire


Controls Engineer

Permanent, Lancashire


CAD Engineer – Electrical

Permanent, North-East, Northumberland


PLC Software Engineer

Permanent, Greater Manchester


Control System Engineer

Permanent, South Manchester


Controls Engineer

Permanent, Greater Manchester


Control & Automation Engineer

Permanent, South Yorkshire


Control System Engineers

Permanent, East Yorkshire


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.