Location Gloucestershire
Job-type Permanent
Salary £45k - 65k per year
Contact Paul Furlong
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Email [email protected]
Reference 103060

Controls Engineer 

Location: Gloucester

Shift : Day shift 

Salary: £50 to £65k per annum

Excellent Benefits package & great working environment 

An exciting opportunity has arisen with my client. They are a successful and innovative Manufacturing company that are offering a great opportunity for experienced Controls Engineers to apply for. They require a Controls Engineer to provide Controls System development and support of special purpose automated machinery.


  • 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.

Desirable skills and experience: 

  • 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. Siemens 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 orally.
  • 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. 

 What we can offer 

  • They offer a salary ranging from £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
  • They offer job security and stability, as they have a sustainable client base.
  • Potential career progression.
  • strong benefits package
  • They promote a positive, approachable and welcoming culture throughout the company.

For further details, please contact Paul Furlong by email on paul.furlon[email protected] – or by phone on 01453 829 789.

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