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Date Added: Wed 05/06/2024

Controls Engineer

Bristol, BS1, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: £50000 - £60000/annum annual bonus + 25 days holiday + pen

You're an experienced Electrical Engineer or Controls Engineer who can programme PLC's / embedded systems in C++ - probably from a company selling or manufacturing capital equipment / special purpose machinery solutions.  We'll give you an excellent basic salary, a remote / hybrid role where quality of life actually matters, and the chance to work on premium equipment with customers across the UK and abroad.  Located in central Warwickshire, click apply to find out more.
BASIC SALARY: Up to £60,000
· Circa £3,000 Annual Bonus
· 25 days holiday + bank holidays
· Travel allowance an additional £3,000 annually
· Excellent pension rising to 7.5% with service
· Full access to company benefits package including Life Assurance
LOCATION: Home based with one week in four at the Alcester (Warwickshire) factory.
COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Worcester, Birmingham, Coventry, Daventry, Rugby, Leamington Spa, Northampton, Leicester, Milton Keynes, Oxford, Swindon, Cheltenham, Wolverhampton, Telford, Shrewsbury, Stoke-on-Trent, Wellingborough, Kettering, Bedford, Hereford.
JOB DESCRIPTION: Controls Engineer, Electrical Engineer - Manufacturing, Special Purpose Machinery
This is a Controls Engineer role assisting with installation and commissioning of new packaging machinery, full turnkey production lines and of installations of upgrades on the same - both on site and remotely. This will involve microprocessor programming using C++ from a scratch on HMI`s with integrated systems / PLC`s to fulfil client requirements.
Home based with (on average) one week spent abroad each month worldwide to client sites, and one week at the factory in Alcester (Warwickshire).
· Home based Controls / Electrical Engineering role - working on installation and commissioning of large capital equipment / special purpose machinery projects (individual units and full, turnkey lines) both on site and remotely.
· Working alongside another engineer, reporting to a Controls Manager.
PERSON SPECIFICATION: Controls Engineer, Electrical Engineer - Manufacturing, Special Purpose Machinery
· You MUST be proficient in microprocessor programming using C++ on HMI`s with integrated systems / PLC`s.
· You WILL have a proven track record as a Controls or Software engineer working for a company manufacturing or selling capital equipment / special purpose machinery.
· Any previous packaging machinery or pharmaceutical market experience would be advantageous but is not essential.
· Any specific experience of integrating machinery solutions into a network or of working with HMI`s / PLC`s would also be an advantage.
A well established worldwide market leading British manufacturer of packaging machinery supplied to the pharmaceutical market looking to replace an engineer who has been promoted.
I have recruited for this company for over 10 years and have recruited 4 engineers for them in the last 6 years all of whom are still there.
It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services:  Controls Engineer, Service Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Electronic Engineer - Capital Equipment, Special Purpose Machinery, C++, Programming, Embedded Software, Machinery Solutions, Installation Engineer, Commissioning Engineer, HMI, PLC, Siemens, Allen Bradley
INTERESTED? Please click apply. You will receive an acknowledgement of your application.
Please Note: Wallace Hind Selection have been chosen as the retained recruitment partner of our client and therefore any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.
REF: SP17748, Wallace Hind Selection
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