Controls Engineer

Location Northamptonshire
Job Type Permanent
Salary £38000 - 42000 per year
Contact Jack Dunkley
Call 07814 889 567
Reference JDCE

Controls / Electrical Design Engineer
£38,000 - £42,000 per annum
Commutable from: Northampton, Wellingborough, Market Harborough, Kettering


  • 25 days annual leave
  • Opportunities to progress into Senior Engineer
  • Early finish Fridays

Our client supplies automated material handling equipment to business all over the world within E-Commerce, Industrial, Packaging, Automotive, Logistics and more.

They are currently looking for an experienced Controls Engineer to write the PLC code from scratch who can also produce control panel designs on AutoCAD Electrical.

The role of the Controls Engineer will include:

  • Programming PLC’s (Siemens S7 & TIA Portal)
  • Produce schematics and panel layouts
  • Occasionally create the FDS and conduct basic electrical calculations
  • Test and debug PLC code
  • Install the control panel onto the system and load the PLC code to ensure it adheres to the specification
  • There will be occasional travel (can be UK or Overseas) to site to make modifications and changes to a control panel or PLC code during the installation and commissioning phase

The successful candidate will come with the following skills and experience:

  • Experienced Controls Engineer who has worked with Siemens, Allen Bradley, Rockwell or Schneider PLC’s
  • Able to use an electrical design package such as AutoCAD Electrical or Eplan
  • Worked with conveyors, robotics, material handling systems (desired)
  • Qualified to BTEC level or above in Electrical Engineer
  • Understands technical standards such as machine directives
  • Self-starter

To be considered for this role please either hit the 'Apply' button on this site or email your CV directly to I can also be contacted directly on 07814889567. I look forward to hearing from you!

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