Senior Electrical Control Systems Engineer – Field Based

  • Location:
    Derby, Derbyshire Derby, Derbyshire Derby, Derbyshire Derby, Derbyshire
  • Salary:
    c£48,000 / per annum D.O.E
  • Posted:
    1 week ago
  • Category:
    Engineering Jobs
  • Deadline:
    April 5, 2023

Express Recruitment are proud to be supporting a highly reputable engineering consultancy in the East Midlands. Due to an ever-growing UK client base and exciting merger plans on the horizon, our client is seeking to expand their specialist team, with the addition of an initiative-taking, electrical bias, and hands-on Senior Control Systems Engineer.

The ideal candidate will come in and hit the ground running, whilst communicating directly with customers on simultaneous projects and providing full turnkey solutions.

In return, you receive a generous salary package up to c£48,000, including 33 days holiday, sick pay, flexible working hours, staff reward days, pension scheme and overseas travel opportunities

This is a rare opportunity to join a rapidly growing and tech loaded organisation who provide opportunities for self-development, as a reward for hard work and dedication.

The working hours are Monday to Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm, although some flexibility is on offer, depending on individual circumstances. Due to nature of the role, occasional UK and overseas travel to various client sites is required.

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Roles & Responsibilities

  • Program PLC and SCADA for robotic systems from scratch
  • Conduct in depth PLC testing prior to test approval
  • Compile accurate fault reports and ensure they are documented correctly
  • Assist with plant layout designs and interpreting schematic diagrams
  • Design control panels, structural machine designs and automated material handling equipment
  • Liaise closely with mechanical design engineers to review and approve final designs
  • Consult directly with customers in order to fully understand their bespoke specifications
  • Oversee the entirety of the overall electrical design projects from initial concept to completion
  • Read and understand engineering drawings, general arrangement drawings and schematic diagrams
  • Travel to customer sites, including in the UK and Europe

Skills & Experience 

  • Degree/HND/HNC in Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • The ability to design PLC/SCADA programmes from start to finish
  • Proficient with Allen Bradley, Codesys, Omron, Mitsubishi, and Siemens S7 PLC’s preferred
  • Demonstrable design and programming knowledge of robotic systems, including ABB and Fanuc
  • Eplan P8 electrical systems design experience
  • Broad product knowledge and understanding of control panels, material handling equipment, automated and plant machinery
  • Full UK Driving Licence essential
  • In date UK passport strongly preferable

If you know you have the required skills and experience and would like to find out more, please apply now.

Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00am-4:00pm

Salary: Up to c£48,000 per annum D.O.E

Location: Derby, Derbyshire

Job Type: Permanent

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