Control System Engineer – Lancashire – Special Purpose Machinery

Lancashire, North West

Control System Engineer – Special Purpose Machinery – Permanent – Lancashire – £40-45k + Overtime = £48-70k OTE + Health Plan/Bens

Samuel Frank is recruiting for a Control System Engineer to join a special purpose machine manufacturer based in Lancashire. As a Control System Engineer joining the team, you’ll be working on bespoke, one off, high-tech special purpose, automated machinery.

The successful Control System Engineer will require experience in some of the following areas –

  • Design and produce PLC software, preferably using Siemens TIA Portal (Allen Bradley, Bosch-Rexroth or Mitsubishi experience could also work well)
  • Production of Functional Design Specifications
  • Design and produce motion control software
  • Produce electrical schematic diagrams, ideally using AutoCAD Electrical – advantageous
  • Design of low voltage machine control systems, specifically, interpretation of customer specification and requirements
  • Specification of drive and motor sizes.
  • Knowledge of Machinery Directive and/or Functional Safety

This company is leading the way in the region in terms of investment in their facilities and providing market leading and innovative solutions for their customers in the field of control engineering. The company promotes strong, positive values across the teams as well as promoting an environment which encourages innovation and a solution driven mindset.

The Controls Manager estimates a 70/30 split between being based at their facility in Lancashire and being based on customer sites which could be Europe and further afield.  

Background of the successful Control System Engineer –

• Preferably a ‘Time Served’ Electrical Engineer.
• Must be HNC / HND or Degree qualified in Electrical / Electronic Engineering.
• Must be confident to work alone at customer premises and have a current driving licence

All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK without sponsorship.

The Control System Engineer role is easily commutable from the following places within Lancashire and Greater Manchester – Bury, Bolton, Rochdale, Blackburn, Burnley & Preston.

Please apply today for an immediate response.

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