Controls Engineer

Yorkshire Permanent

Controls Engineer – 1-3 years’ Experience – West Yorkshire – c.£26-30k + 25 days holiday allowance + 7% pension contribution


Samuel Frank Associates require a Controls Engineer to join a client in West Yorkshire. The successful Controls Engineer will have some level of controls, instrumentation, automation, software engineering or electrical vocational experience, be that from a previous role or from a placement year.


Candidates with knowledge of PLC programming, HMI, PID control loops or similar will be well suited. Any computer science experience could also be useful. Control Engineers who have an interest in HVAC or Building Management Systems ( BMS ) could also be well suited!

The role of the Controls Engineer;


  • Working as part of a team of senior Controls Engineers to create and develop product controls designs
  • Pursue market leading technical innovations to deliver commercial product features and benefits
  • Deliver innovative technical advancements in controls solutions for a demanding and technically complex environment
  • Improve manufacturing, testing, purchasing and vendor relationships
  • Continue to reduce costs
  • Deliver best energy performing solutions



  • Computer literate with understanding of structured software design
  • Ideally have a good understanding of communication protocols including Modbus and/or TCP/IP
  • Enthusiasm and positivity for bringing sound design solutions to market
  • Driving licence essential

The company is an exciting place to be. They have grown the business significantly and they're now looking to grow again within a brand new World class manufacturing facility. The client is an extremely well regarded and successful business; they have a very impressive customer base and a strong order book.

They pride themselves on their strong cultural values of successful delivery, on time and on budget. They arrange regular charity fun days for colleagues to get involved with and encourage a fun, social atmosphere!

The client is based in West Yorkshire and is commutable from most parts of Leeds, Bradford, Huddersfield, Wakefield, Halifax and Harrogate.


Please note the postcode suggested is to be used as a guide only.



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