Control System and Commissioning Engineer
to c£42k + generous benefits neg dep exp

Location: East Midlands base - UK Coverage

Description: Experienced Control System and Commissioning professional required to undertake design, service and support activities on a range of specialist automation solutions to clients across the UK.

Our client demonstrates more than 30 years’ experience in the manufacture of bespoke automation and robotic systems for a range of industrial applications and are regarded as one of the leading automation system solution providers in the UK. As a result of continued success and a planned programme of strategic growth, they are now seeking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Control Systems Commissioning Engineer to complement their established professional team and deliver machine control system solutions allied to a range of automated machinery based projects. 

Tasked with writing and developing software, PLC & HMI coding for various automation projects, you will also be responsible for the electrical design and creation of machine control system solutions for a range of special purpose automated machinery projects. You will deliver control and safety systems which comply with the requirements of the machinery directive and associated relevant European and International standards and deliver electrical system designs, selection of components and generating detailed circuit diagrams and associate electrical documentation including cable schedules, installation documents and BOM’s, and in the case of medical sector projects, working to the requirements of a regulated system such as GAMP 5. 

You will also be responsible for the integration of various robots, including Scara, Delta & 6-axis and will be able to communicate effectively to customers, suppliers and team members to ensure effective problem resolution, whilst working as part of a team dedicated to delivering projects to on time plan and budgetary constraints. 

Responsible for the correct selection and procurement of all relevant components, you will maintain clear and concise technical documentation, design specifications and associated machine manuals and will supervise electrical technicians and control the build of machine control systems through the project lifecycle. 

You will also provide assistance during the commissioning of machine control systems and perform machine testing and carry out FAT and SAT testing as required, and will be responsible for ensuring that the control system solutions are to budget and within required timescales whilst providing customer support that can include visits to customer’s site throughout the UK and to assist with the installation, commissioning and troubleshooting when required.

To be considered for this varied and challenging role you will demonstrate comprehensive experience in electrical design for machine automation with utilising the ePlan design package, and will possess solid knowledge and understanding of the various national and international electrical standards for machine design and machine safety systems and requirements to CE mark machine systems. 

Realistically you will be qualified to HND level or above in electrical / electronic / controls engineering or a closely related control system discipline with a flexible approach to travel to customer sites across the UK if required. 

In return, an excellent benefits package and genuine scope to progress your career into a management position supervising a team of control software and service engineers is available for the right candidate – so if you believe you possess the relevant skills and experience for this position, contact the Controls Team at Premier Technical Recruitment on 01827 68400 or email your cv in confidence to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further details.