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Date Added: Tue 17/01/2023

Senior Controls Engineer

Horsham, RH12, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £48000 - £51000/annum plus 8% bonus and benefits

Role: Control Systems Engineer / PLC Engineer / Automation Engineer

Salary: £48,000 to £51,000 per annum, plus 8% bonus and benefits

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8am till 5pm

Location: Commutable from Horsham, Crawley, Brighton, East Grinstead, Haywards Heath, Dorking and surrounding areas


We are currently recruiting for a Controls and Automation Engineer or Controls Supervisor to come and work in this fast paced manufacturing production environment.

The role is to be the technical matter expert with regards to the PLC controls and systems on-site across all equipment, including automation, electrical, pneumatic and robotics systems.

This is a lead role and will come with some team leadership responsibilities, providing technical guidance and direction to a small team of electrical engineers.

It would suit someone who has a background in electrical or controls, specifically with Siemens PLC's (S5 or S7 preferred), and worked in a similar environment; manufacturing, production, industrial or automated - all considered.


· Be the technical matter expert in control systems on-site; Siemens PLC's

· Provide support proactively and reactively to equipment failures.

· Support all technical projects on new machinery and upgrades.

· Modify and minor programming of PLC's, via Ladder Logic.

· Provide leadership to 6 Electrical Engineers, being on-hand and give guidance in their on-going training and development with controls and PLC's.

· Actively support a continuous improvement culture.


· Engineering Qualified - Degree or HND or HNC or ONC or BTEC - all considered.

· Experienced in Controls Systems, specifically Siemens PLC's.

· Can read, write and interpret a statement list in Ladder Logic.

· Leadership and management experience is advantageous.

· Experienced in a similar environment - industrial, manufacturing or automated

· Excellent communication skills.

If this role sounds of interest, please apply now and send your most up to date CV to Wesley at TechNichols Resourcing to be considered. Or call TechNichols Resourcing and speak with Wesley for further information.

We will endeavour to get back to all applicants but if you have not heard back within 5 working days unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful
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