Senior Controls Engineer


Senior Controls Engineer

West Yorkshire – Special Purpose Machinery – £55-65k

+++Headlines – forward thinking company, brand new facility, full order book, growing company+++

Samuel Frank Associates require an experienced Controls Engineer to join a very well-established special purpose machine manufacturer based in West Yorkshire.

If you’re a Senior Controls Engineer and have experience of writing PLC programs for special purpose machinery for use in the FMCG sectors using a range of the major PLC platforms such as Allen Bradley, Siemens or Beckhoff then this could be an ideal opportunity for you!

Key skills and experience required for the Senior Controls Engineer position include –

  • Produce design documentation & program PLC & HMI systems according to the approved design documents for bespoke/special purpose machinery
  • Complete testing and commissioning of the systems on the customer premises.
  • Carry out panel/control system design
  • Support the machine commissioning activities in collaboration with the commissioning team to a successful FAT & SAT
  • Perform site surveys, often involving travel abroad
  • Strong experience of the generation and verification of design documentation
  • Competent in all technical aspects of control system design and development of special purpose machinery
  • Knowledge of machine safety, Machinery Directive and functional safety
  • Design Electrical controls panels systems from customer specifications in accordance with BS EN 60204 / BS EN ISO 13849
  • Provide expert input to ensure that the most economical / advantageous design strategy is adopted
  • Experienced in managing projects including working to tight timescales throughout the project life cycle

The client is keen to bring in a Senior Control Engineer who will stay with the business for many years to come so is keen to see longevity with previous employers.

The role is easily commutable from most of West Yorkshire including places such as Leeds, Bradford, Wakefield, Huddersfield, Halifax and Barnsley.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

Please apply today for an immediate response.

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