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Market Research estimates the global industrial automation market to have an annual growth rate of 9.35% until 2023 
Source: Industrial Automation Market Research Report- Forecast 2023

The ASC Controls & Automation team understand the need for Controls & Automation Engineers is increasing as the sector grows. Their vast knowledge and keen interest in the industry provides them with a great foundation to build strong relationships with leading companies and talented professionals.

The growing network of candidates and clients the team work with has been developed by gaining a detailed understanding of Client requirements, Candidate aspirations and personalities. For a potential client this provides more than sending you a CV, it offers a full overview of potential hires for your business. For professional engineers seeking work, you can gain a real understanding of the company and if the role is what you are looking for.

Controls & Automation Jobs
The team recruit for a range of permanent, temporary and contract roles across the UK including:

Controls Engineer | Control System Engineer | System Design Engineer | SCADA Engineer | Automation Engineer |  PLC Programmer | EC&I Engineer | Commissioning Engineer | Electrical Design Engineer


Industry Focus
We work with a number of leading clients across the UK within the following areas:

OEMs  |  Manufacturing  |  System Integration 

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To find out more about how we can support your Controls & Automation recruitment, contact David Thompson on 0121 236 1662 or register your details and we’ll contact you.

If you're looking for a Controls & Automation Engineering job, search through our jobs below or send us your CV and we'll contact you. 

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Automation Software Engineer

£40000 - £50000 per annum Pension

Automation Software Engineer required to join an expanding organisation operating within the process automation industry. You will receive a competitive salary and pension contributions as well as working in a friendly, collaborative environment.

Automation Software Engineer Job description:

Produce Functional design specifications.

PLC configuration and programming (Siemens and Rockwell).

SCADA configuration and programming (Intouch, ifix, RSView, WinCC).

DCS configuration and experience (Siemens PCS7, ABB)

SQL and access database configuration.

FAT Testing and on-site commissioning.

Previous experience required:

Degree in Electrical/Electronics or Control Software Engineering.

Previous experience in designing and implementing control system software.

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your details on our talent management system to consider you for future opportunities.

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Project Engineer

£40000 - £45000 per annum Pension

Project Engineer required to join an existing team of Engineers within a company that provide Metering Control Systems to the Oil & Gas industry. The successful applicant will receive a competitive salary, 25 days holiday, excellent pension contribution, profit share.

Job description:

Planning and scheduling of engineering works.

Produce project documentation including system overview drawings, functional design specifications, test manuals and electrical schematics.

Create and adjust metering flow computer and PLC configurations.

Assist with on site installations and commissioning.

Experience Required:

Minimum HNC/HND in an engineering discipline.

Experience working on multi-discipline engineering projects.

Previous knowledge of either metering computer and software systems or control & instrumentation systems design.

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your details on our talent management system to consider you for future opportunities.

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David Thompson

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Control Systems Engineer

£40000 - £42000 per annum Car Pension

Opportunity for a Control Systems to join a forward thinking engineering company. Benefits include company car, excellent pension, profit share and career opportunities.

Control Systems Engineer Job Description:

Deliver cost effective control solutions to a broad base of clients.

Create detailed designs, specifications and take responsibility for on site deliver of control solutions.

Deliver FAT and SAT testing and support.

Experience required:

Electrical or Electronics degree

Control Systems development and project delivery experience.

Be able to read and interpret PFD, P&ID drawings.

Experience with Siemens, Rockwell or Mitsubishi PLC software and ideally knowledge or SCADA systems.

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your details on our talent management system to consider you for future opportunities.

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David Thompson

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Control Systems Engineer

£38000 - £42000 per annum Pension

Control Systems Engineer required to join a machine tooling engineering business based in Coventry. You will receive a competitive salary, pension and 25 days per year holiday. Great working environment and early finish on Fridays. This is an opportunity to join a well recognised engineering business experiencing expansion due to organic growth.

Job description:

Commissioning Siemens variable speed drives, Siemens PLC (Step 7) and Siemens CNC controls.

Setup and commissioning of inverter drives and servo motors.

Design of control circuits.

Reading and writing PLC programs (Step 7).

Experience required:

Experience with AC & DC control circuits.

Basic NC programming experience (ideally 840D).

Experience required:

Degree in Mechatronics/Electrical & Electronic Engineering or similar.

Able to program Siemens PLC's from scratch.

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your details on our talent management system to consider you for future opportunities.

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David Thompson

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Controls Software Engineer

£38000 - £42000 per annum Pension

Controls Software Engineer

A fantastic opportunity for a Controls Software Engineer to join a company that specialise in automated equipment for use within the food industry based in Birmingham to develop PLC software. The company offers a competitive salary and pension scheme along with a friendly working environment and opportunities for promotion.

Job Description:

Design and develop Rockwell/Allen Bradley PLC software.

Design and develop HMI software.

Configure industrial communication networks.

Produce technical documentation.

On-site commissioning and problem solving.

Qualifications/experience required:

Degree qualified in Mechatronics or Electrical/Electronic Engineering.

Previous software development using either Rockwell/Allen Bradley software.

Knowledge of industrial communication networks e.g. Profibus/Profinet.

Have an understanding of electrical design.

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your details on our talent management system to consider you for future opportunities.

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David Thompson

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Project Engineer

£30000 - £35000 per annum

A Project Engineer position has just become available for a specialist business that supply solutions to various sectors. Located in Leicester, this well-regarded business will be paying a competitive salary to the successful Engineering professional.

Project Engineer Responsibilities include -

  • Provide engineering support to all projects, ensuring that they meet with customer specifications.
  • Checking budgets and technical information at the sales hand over stage, prior to manufacture.
  • Report to senior management in regards to timing, budgets & project status.
  • Layout input & supervise site installations.
  • Work closely with the design, manufacture and technical departments.
  • Liaising with the clients, internal functions and sub-contractors, to help ensure the smooth running of projects.

Project Engineer desirable skills/experience/attributes -

  • Mechanical knowledge of machinery and the manufacturing process - automated systems and mechanical principles.
  • Familiar with AutoCAD & ability to read 2D drawings
  • Background of manufacturing lines, conveyor systems, automation, robotics, assembly systems, special purpose machines, or handling systems.
  • Strong communication skills and commercial awareness.
  • Proactive work ethic and natural problem solver.

Project Engineer Position benefits -

  • Friendly working environment and hours.
  • Opportunity to work for an ever growing business.
  • Competitive salary and overtime package.

If interested in this position, please apply through this advert immediately

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your details on our talent management system to consider you for future opportunities.

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Sian Peal

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Project Engineer

£30000 - £35000 per annum

A Project Engineer position has just become available for a specialist business that supply solutions to various sectors. Located in Leicester, this well-regarded business will be paying a competitive salary to the successful Engineering professional.

Project Engineer Responsibilities include -

  • Provide engineering support to all projects, ensuring that they meet with customer specifications.
  • Checking budgets and technical information at the sales hand over stage, prior to manufacture.
  • Report to senior management in regards to timing, budgets & project status.
  • Layout input & supervise site installations.
  • Work closely with the design, manufacture and technical departments.
  • Liaising with the clients, internal functions and sub-contractors, to help ensure the smooth running of projects.

Project Engineer desirable skills/experience/attributes -

  • Mechanical knowledge of machinery and the manufacturing process - automated systems and mechanical principles.
  • Familiar with AutoCAD & ability to read 2D drawings
  • Background of manufacturing lines, conveyor systems, automation, robotics, assembly systems, special purpose machines, or handling systems.
  • Strong communication skills and commercial awareness.
  • Proactive work ethic and natural problem solver.

Project Engineer Position benefits -

  • Friendly working environment and hours.
  • Opportunity to work for an ever growing business.
  • Competitive salary and overtime package.

If interested in this position, please apply through this advert immediately

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your details on our talent management system to consider you for future opportunities.

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Sian Peal

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Project Manager

£47000 - £50000 per annum

A Project Manager (Automation) position has just become available for a specialist business, that supply solutions to various sectors. Located near Derby, this well-regarded business will be paying a competitive salary to the successful Engineering professional.

Purpose of the Project Manager role -

To work as part of a team, delivering solutions to clients on time and within budget. Bringing all of the elements together, from order placement to final equipment acceptance.

Project Manager responsibilities include -

* Compiling contract documentation, checking customer data and required specifications.
* Checking budgets and technical information at the sales hand over stage, prior to manufacture.
* Scheduling of project programmes.
* Create, deploy and maintain timing schedules.
* Work closely with the design, manufacture and technical departments.
* Management and supervision of sub-contractors and external service suppliers.
* Assisting with the preparation of new quotations.
* Creating budgets and monitoring project progress.
* Liaising with the clients, internal functions and sub-contractors, to help ensure the smooth running of projects.
* Ensuring the completion of the project, as to the customer requirements.

Project Manager desirable skills/experience/attributes -

* Relevant engineering/electrical education.
* Mechanical knowledge of machinery and the manufacturing process - automated systems and mechanical principles.
* Background of manufacturing lines, conveyor systems, automation, robotics, assembly systems, special purpose machines or handling systems.
* Strong communication skills and commercial awareness.
* Proactive work ethic and natural problem solver.
* Excellent time keeper, able to work individually, or part of a team.
* Proven track record of project management, from concept through to project completion.

Project Manager position benefits -

* Friendly working environment and hours.
* Opportunity to work for an ever growing business.
* Competitive salary and overall package

If interested in this position, please apply through this advert immediately

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your details on our talent management system to consider you for future opportunities.

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Sian Peal

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Electrical Engineer Automation/Control

£38000 - £43000 per annum

Would you like to become part of a growing company where you can shape the future of work processes? Working in a dynamic, positive and action driven environment, this is a great opportunity for an Electrical Engineer to design the electrical setup for bespoke process measurement & laboratory automation projects for external customers. With a proven track record in designing, building and commissioning of control systems based on commercially available components you will have a strong focus on new technologies and possibilities.

Electrical Engineer Responsibilities & Experience

  • Affinity with automation control systems.
  • Have strong problem-solving, troubleshooting skills, who is result driven, customer-focused and able to travel.
  • Translate the electrical part of customer orders from all over the world to practical projects: Design, ordering parts, build support, troubleshooting.
  • Manage the PLM data on the projects w.r.t. the electrical setups.
  • Work in a hands-on fashion with the team to build, deliver and commission the project
  • Support customers on electrical issues in their installations. Online and Physically.

This is an excellent opportunity to work for an established company who will provide 'New Hire Training' and continue to stimulate and improve employee knowledge and performance by in-house, on-the-job training and external training. I would love to hear from Electrical Engineers with automation control systems experience.

Benefits: Excellent work home life balance, future career opportunities, Pension, x4 Life Assurance, Free Parking, 23 days holiday and more.

 

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your details on our talent management system to consider you for future opportunities.

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