Junior Control System Engineer

Yorkshire Permanent

Junior Control Engineer – Electrical / PLC bias - West Yorkshire – Permanent – c.£25-30k + 6% matched pension contribution + site uplift for working away + annual bonus

Samuel Frank Associates is recruiting for a Junior Control Engineer to join a global client with a large facility in West Yorkshire. This role will suit a Junior Control Engineer with some commercial experience in the technologies listed, who’s looking to learn & develop over time into a Senior Control Engineer whilst working towards a professional accreditation.

Junior Control Engineers applying are likely to have some of the following skills (or have covered some of the areas as part of academic studies) -

  • PLC software knowledge – troubleshooting / modification work
  • Industrial Protocol knowledge would be ideal
  • SCADA system troubleshooting experience
  • AutoCAD (ability to read drawings – not design)
  • MS SQL
  • Technical report writing experience

The successful Junior Control Engineer will be joining an experienced team so there will be lots of opportunities to learn from Senior Engineers. There will also be an opportunity to travel; the hiring manager advises around 4-6 weeks per year could be spent on customer sites around the world.

Key areas of responsibility for the Junior Control Engineer will include –

  • Interpret the client specifications to develop project Functional Design Specification and drawings
  • Interrogate and make changes to PLC / SCADA systems
  • Participate in internal design reviews
  • Test the PLC / SCADA system

The role will be mainly based at their premises and is easily commutable from most of West Yorkshire including places such as Leeds, Bradford, Halifax, Huddersfield and Wakefield.

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