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Controls Engineer




£55000 - £65000/annum


Posted: 21/11/2023

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Controls Engineer


£55,000 to £65,000



We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Controls Engineer to join our client's team in Gloucester. As a Controls Engineer, you will play a crucial role in the development and support of special-purpose automated machinery. This is a permanent position with a competitive salary range of £55,000 to £65,000 per annum.

Monday to Friday 09:00 am - 05:00 pm

Job Description

- Carry out a range of PLC, HMI and Motion Control programming and modification work

- Carry out software & hardware configuration of networked control systems with distributed Input Output (IO)

- Carry out the programming and integration of vision systems for inspection & measurement using Cognex or similar products

- Control system support of prototype, new machine builds and existing equipment in the field

- Ensure and oversee machine safety to the relevant international standards and practices

- Prepare support documentation to assist both machine manufacture, testing and customer documentation packages

- Provide customer support and be prepared to travel on site as required

- To identify opportunities for process, productivity, and quality improvements

- To adhere to and always apply all workplace management rules consistently

- To actively participate in product development and improvement

- Develop effective relationships with all internal and external stakeholder, customers, and suppliers

Person Specification:

- Qualified to HNC / HND or equivalent in a Software related discipline

- Proven experience of PLC, HMI and motion programming preferably using Rockwell Logix platform, Safety PLC, Kinetix motion control, Studio 5000 and FTViewME. Sieme ns Control systems & TIA portal advantageous

- Knowledge and programming of robotic applications preferred (Yaskawa preferred)

- Knowledge of vision systems preferable

- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

- Self-motivated and enthusiastic and able to communicate at all levels

- Positive attitude with ability to work within culturally diverse environments

- Helpful and supportive approach to resolution of technical challenges

- Receptive and adaptable to change

- Able to travel internationally to customer sites. Travel is approximately 2-3 weeks in duration for 4-5 times per annum but will vary depending on projects


- Competitive salary within the range of £55,000 - £65,000 per annum

- Comprehensive benefits package including health insurance and retirement plans

- Opportunities for professional development and ongoing training

- Collaborative and innovative work environment with cutting-edge technology

- Monday to Friday schedule, providing work-life balance

- International travel opportunities for occasional customer visits

- Chance to work on diverse and impactful projects in automation

- Generous paid time off and holidays for rest and rejuvenation

- Health and wellness programs to promote a balanced lifestyle

- Employee assistance program for personal and professional support

- Opportunities for career advancement within a dynamic and growing company

Controls Engineer


£55,000 to £65,000


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