Controls Engineer

Full Time
Posted 1 month ago

The Controls Engineer is responsible for the design and implementation of all controls aspects on automated equipment.

Duties include the following:

  • Involvement in research and implementation of new control technologies
  • Participate in team to develop concepts and specifications for equipment
  • Develop design of control systems for automated equipment (PLC, servo systems, vision, field-bus etc)
  • Co-ordinate and manage controls elements of  build and debug of equipment
  • Responsible for completing controls aspects of projects within the schedule and budget
  • Liaising with customers on requirement specifications and project deliverables
  • Develop relationships with suppliers for equipment/component procurement.
  • Responsibility for quality, commissioning and safety of controls systems
  • Excellent communication skills are vital as the candidate will have to work/lead with in a technical team and be expected to communicate on job specification and issues etc. that are occurring on a day to day basis.
  • Give guidance and direction to more junior staff to help them realise designs and ensure that the customer end goals are being achieved.    
  • Development of machine documentation to meet EU standards    
  • Meeting project delivery deadlines

Job Requirements:

  • Educated to degree level in an engineering discipline
  • Min 5 years relevant experience working on machine control systems
    • Ability to program AB Control Logix, Siemens S7
    • Familiar with configuring common machine networks & drive systems
    • Experience with robotics desirable (ABB, Fanuc, Mitsubishi, Epson)
    • Experience of machine vision (Cognex, Keyence)
  • Willing to take ownership,
  • Self-starter with good attention to detail
  • Project management experience advantageous
  • Proven track record in delivering solutions
  • Current driving license and able to travel as required

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