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Control Design Engineer

Northern Employment Services Ltd



£30000 - £38000/annum


Posted: 18/03/2023

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Controls Design Engineer

Location: Rochdale

Salary: Depending on experience

Hours: 8.00am – 4.00pm Monday-Thursday, 8.00am – 12.30pm Friday. 35 hours per week

Our client, a specialist manufacturer business based in the Rochdale area are looking for a Controls Design Engineer to join their team. This is a fantastic opportunity for a Controls Design Engineer to join a well run and established control panel manufacturer within their design team.

Within the Technical Department, the talented Control Design Engineer will provide a strong electrical engineering capability for all electrical control systems and have extensive experience in electrical control design, specifying enclosures, controllers and other components.

Control Design Engineer Responsibilities include: -

* Produce electrical schematics and general arrangement drawings for the control system using AutoCAD drawing packages. AutoCAD Electrical would be an advantage.

* Creating PLC I/O Connection details

* Prepare bills of materials

* Liaising with Panel Builders and Wiremen on Shopfloor

* Enclosure Specification & Selection

* Assist in quoting of control systems

* Assist in Control Panel Test

* Supporting After-Sales Team with telephone enquires

* The successful delivery of all design projects allocated to you

* Producing test documentation and manuals (i.e. O&M’s, FDS)

* Liaise with Customers and interpret their requirements.

The Role Requires the Design Engineer to:

* working within a fast paced environment,

* take ownership of contracts at the point of handover of specification (from Sale to Engineering Dept.)

* work with purchasing, subcontractors and production departments to deliver high-quality engineered products to all the major players in their respective global industries.

* A strong engineering background is essential;

* prior knowledge of control panel design.


* Professional qualification in an engineering discipline (i.e. HNC, ONC, NVQ)

* Experience of AutoCAD and/or Electrical Design Package such as AutoCAD Electrical

* Have some knowledge of PLC’s and how they operate or be willing to learn them

* Have the ability to design simple control circuits

* Good people skills, time management and attention to detail

* Communicating effectively, both internally and externally

We are looking for candidates that have engineering knowledge, If you would like to work in a friendly and supportive environment, this is the job for you.

Location: Rochdale

Salary: Depending on experience

Hours: 8.00am – 4.00pm Monday-Thursday, 8.00am – 12.30pm Friday. 35 hours per week

Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Northern Employment Services is a leading recruiter specialising in Temp, Temp to Perm, Contract and Permanent placements in a number of sectors including Manufacturing, Industrial and Production, Logistics and Distribution and Commercial

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