Control Systems Engineer

North West Permanent

Control Systems Engineer / Team Leader – Cheshire – Permanent – £40-45k DOE + Flexible Working Hours + Profit Share Scheme + Overtime + 25 Days Holiday

Samuel Frank Associates is looking for an experienced Control Systems Engineer who is looking to make the step up into a Team Lead position and ultimately move into a Project Management level role.

The successful Control Systems Engineer will need to –

  • Have worked on from scratch and delivered industrial software projects from a supplier to an end-user
  • Have experience in process control
  • Demonstrate a proven track record in writing PLC software using Siemens, Allen Bradley or Mitsubishi PLC platforms.
  • Produce documentation such as Functional Design Specifications and carry out site/factory acceptance tests.
  • Contractual/commercial experience would be beneficial – certainly need an eye to spot an opportunity!

You’ll be starting a new team within a well-established regional office and spend 80% of your time office based with almost all site work likely to take place in the North West so overnight stopovers will be very limited.

Control System Engineers with process industry background could be well suited so experience of oil & gas, petrochemical, water treatment and/or pharmaceutical projects will be considered favourably.

The client operates a flexible working model so you’re accountable to deliver on the projects but have the benefit of flexible hours/movements. The client also promotes very strong cultural values where success is recognised through quarterly and annual awards schemes.

The role of Control Systems Engineer will suit someone who is passionate about control systems and is passionate about delivering a great service to customers. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who not only has the technical knowledge but also has a genuinely good work ethic coupled with a great attitude.

The client’s order book is impressive which has resulted in considerable and sustained growth over the last 18 months. They can offer the opportunity to work with large, multinational clients coupled with an opportunity for genuine career progression.

The role is easily commutable from Manchester, Cheshire, Warrington, St Helens, Sale, Widnes, Liverpool, Wigan, Northwich, Runcorn and Salford.

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