1 week ago

Controls Engineer

Nottingham 50K - 55K Permanent

Job Reference: BBBH62060_1712051538

Controls Engineer

Nottingham - hybrid working available



  • Specification, design, coding and testing of software systems based on standard industrial control hardware such as Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), micro-controllers or other embedded systems.
  • Configuration industrial control hardware such as PLCs, HMls, motor drives and remote i/o
  • Design, coding, and testing of software in various development environments such as

Siemens TIA Portal, Rockwell Studio 5000 and other computer languages such as C, C++, C#, JavaScript, Python, HTML.

  • Liaise with Electrical Design Engineers for control system design and instrumentation specification
  • Sourcing alternative electrical panel hardware as well as control system hardware where specified equipment is not available
  • Oversee Electrical control panel builds
  • Identify electrical and control equipment for product sourcing existing systems spare parts
  • In-house testing of control systems to ensure that the functional specification is met and that the controls system conforms to relevant codes of practice and safety standards
  • On-site commissioning within the UK and Ireland of control systems containing
  • Documentation for both fellow colleagues, commissioning engineers, maintenance staff and end users
  • Support to sales staff in terms of providing time and material estimates for proposed control systems. This support may also involve customer visits for clarification of requirements
  • Support to the Engineering Manager and/or Project Manager for reporting and accurate estimation of project timescales
  • Respond to help requests from existing customers in relation to their controls systems


Educated to degree level or equivalent in a controls/software related subject.

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