Controls Engineer




Engineering, IT


£30,000 to £35,000 Per Annum


Bury St Edmunds

Contract Type:


Our client, a leading expert in the production of complete, bespoke, automated solutions for many industries including special purpose food processing seeks to appoint a Controls Engineer who can work independently to design, test and commission control systems.

As Controls Engineer, your responsibilities will include:

  • PLC Programming / HMI Software / Control Panels / Testing / Installation / Commissioning Developing and producing PLC and HMI software for a variety of platforms with minimal assistance.
  • Design, specify and issue electrical hardware parts lists and control panels according to contract specifications
  • Specify technical requirements for bought out equipment
  • Produce machine test specificationsTest equipment in assembly shop and on customer sites as required
  • Provide technical and commissioning support to Installation & Commissioning
  • Customer Services in the office and on site Assist with preparation of proposals and quotes
  • To provide briefings of existing specifications and latest developments of equipment to sales, commercial, manufacturing, customer services and installation & commissioning departments when required

You, as the Ideal Controls Engineer:

  • Experience of installing and commissioning process equipment and a knowledge of programming and fault finding on PLC systems is desirable, although on-site training will be provided
  • Ability to develop and produce software to functional specifications
  • Able to work away from home base for extended periods of time, within the UK and overseas
  • Knowledge of existing product range could be an advantage
  • Ideally, Engineering degree or BTEC Higher Certificate in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or equivalent

PurplePower is acting as the agency on this permanent opportunity.