Control System Engineer

Yorkshire Permanent

Control System Engineer – PLC Software – Lincolnshire – Permanent Opportunity – c.£25-41k + bonus + car or allowance + share save scheme

Samuel Frank Associates require an experienced PLC Control System Engineer, ideally with knowledge of Allen Bradley / Rockwell systems to join a very well established special purpose machine manufacturer in Lincolnshire. The client is rapidly expanding and is about to move in to a significantly larger facility to cope with rising demand for their machines.


If you have experience of any of the other major PLC vendors and would like to cross train into Rockwell, the client is very much open to that idea. Also, you’re an Electrical Design Engineer looking to get into PLCs this could also be a viable option for the client. They’re open to most suggestions!

The successful Control System Engineer will need to have demonstrable experience of programming PLCs from scratch. The Control System Engineer will predominantly be based at the client’s premises with occasional trips to site expected.

Control System Engineers’ applying for the position are likely to have some of the following;

  • Allen Bradley systems experience – ControlLogix, Studio 5000, Motion Control
  • Knowledge and experience of servo drives
  • An ability to develop a technical specification
  • A logical approach to developing automation software
  • A practical electrical / electronic knowledge
  • An ability to develop electrical schematics for a control system
  • Electrical design using AutoCAD

Knowledge of British and international standards relating to the design and installation of industrial automation systems as well as experience of conducting assessments and generating technical documents to support the compliance to the Machinery Directive and other British and international standards will stand you in good stead for this opportunity. 

The client offers a competitive salary and a package including a pension contribution, generous holiday allowance as well as eligibility for the company wide bonus scheme. There is also the potential for some flexibility in terms of the working hours. 

The client is easily commutable from the following places – Worksop, Lincoln, Doncaster, Scunthorpe, Newark and Rotherham. 

If you would like to apply or find out more, please submit your application and we’ll be in touch. 

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