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Control Systems Engineer

33,636 P.A. ?
Woodford Green


Control Systems Engineer

Location: Woodford Green, Essex, IG8 8HD

Salary: Competitive

Hours of Work: Monday to Thursday: 08:30 – 17:15 and 08:30 – 16:00 on Fridays

About the Company:

Our client understands that their continued success is down to their dedicated team, therefore, they invest time and effort in each individual; training and assisting with their personal and professional development, encouraging their strengths while offering a good work/ life balance.

Our client has been providing complex Control Systems for Process Control, Automation and Telemetry to customers worldwide for over 30 years. They have 4 offices nationally; the Head office in Yateley, Hampshire, the Stafford office and a further two offices in Peterborough and Greater London.

With their core skills lying in PLC, SCADA, HMI, MIS, MES, RTU, control system software engineering, data acquisition, bespoke software and LV Assemblies and Electrical installation, their expertise in panel building and electrical installation allows them to offer full turnkey solutions.

They approach each project with a fresh outlook and use their knowledge and partnerships to stay a step ahead of the competition, offering the most advanced, innovative and cost-effective solutions.

About the Control Systems Engineer role:

The Control Systems Project Engineer will be responsible for the full life cycle delivery of the project in both technical compliance and quality. Attending meetings with clients to discuss the design, surveys, programming, configuration, testing and commissioning.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience in a similar environment and good knowledge (2 years minimum ideally) of PLC’s, SCADA, HMI, variable speed drives and instrumentation products.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a small branch who are looking to grow as a team over the next few years. This role will have good variation and routes for progression are available as the team grows.

Control Systems Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Writing detailed functional design specifications
  • Configuration of system architecture, network connections
  • Production, modification, testing and commissioning of SCADA &/or PLC software
  • UK Site commissioning (which may involve short periods away from home)

Control Systems Engineer Requirements:

  • Software Engineering Degree and/or Electrical qualifications
  • Good verbal and written communication
  • Previous control system experience (2 years+)
  • Experience of PLC programming of at least one of - Rockwell / Siemens / Mitsubishi PLCs


  • Experience of SCADA development of at least one of – Wonderware System Platform, WinCC, ClearSCADA, Iconics
  • Graduates may be considered with good hands on experience
  • Clean UK Driving License
  • Must be eligible to work in the UK, potentially eligible for UK security clearance (must have resided in the UK for minimum 3 years)


  • Tender/Quote experience and Commercial understanding
  • 17th or 18th Edition wiring Regulations City & Guilds 2382
  • Panel design and manufacture or electrical installation experience (using CAD or ePLAN)

Control Systems Engineer Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Auto enrolment pension scheme
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (Rising to 30 after 5 years’ service)
  • Company bonus scheme (after 1 years’ service)
  • Private Health Scheme (invited to join after 1 years’ service)
  • Access to Wellbeing programme
  • Access to Training Hub
  • Free parking
  • Access to company vans or pool cars
  • Access to Perkbox - This gives employees access to discounted shopping, eating out, cinema and even holidays
  • Quarterly social events and team building days
  • Overtime / expenses scheme

If you think that you are suitable for this Control Systems Engineer role, please apply now!

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/90971217