Call us today: +44 (0)121 236 1662

Controls Engineer

Job Reference: 35689A_1539705290
Location: Hampshire
Discipline:/ Controls and Automation / Design
Salary Range:

£40000 to 45000 per Annum + Benefits

Job Type: Permanent

Are you a Controls Engineer with a passion for generating new ideas, concept design and working through the full lifecycle? Are you interested in working on bespoke industrial machinery where you have a great deal of autonomy and influence on product development?

If so, keep on reading! This world leader of industrial machinery is currently seeking a Controls Engineer to join their dynamic team of multi-disciplined engineers to develop both current and future equipment.

The machines are partly mechanical and often contain: motor drive components, an induction heating stage, a water quenching or cooling stage and an overall control system.

In the role of Controls Engineer, your duties will include -

* Conceptual design
* Electrical CAD
* Technical documentation
* BOM's
* Design calculations and feasibility studies.

We are seeking a person who is technically motivated with a broad engineering knowledge. You will have a number of years experience in a manufacturing industry designing special purpose control systems for machines or capital equipment. You will be well organised and able to communicate effectively with customers and senior management, both internal and external.

The ideal candidate for this role of Controls Engineer will have -

* PLC programming experience (Siemens S7 or Allan Bradley)
* Experience of manufacturing industry Automation
* Knowledge of SCADA and HMI and motor drive programming would be an advantage.
* HND or Degree level in control/electrical/electronic or related engineering subjects.
* Previous use of Elecworks electrical CAD software package or a similar software for circuit design package is desirable.
* A good level of practical ability is desirable.
* Good general PC skills including all MS Office packages desirable.
* A general knowledge of mechanical engineering would be useful.
* Able to undertake international travel from time to time.

Although a controls & software design position knowledge of electrical and mechanical systems would be very useful.

Suitable candidates for this role are likely to hold the job title Controls Engineer, PLC Programmer, Automation Engineer, Electrical Design Engineer, System Engineer, or Systems Engineer.

On offer for the right candidate is -

* A competitive salary
* Pension
* Technically challenging work
* Bonus
* 25 Days holiday

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 CV on file to consider you for future opportunities.

ASC Connections is a leading recruitment business specialising within areas of Technical, Business and IT services. We operate as an Employment Business or an Employment Agency for all temporary and permanent roles respectively.

Get Email Job Alerts

Sign up to be the first to receive our latest sector news, career opportunities and company updates.


We have longstanding relationships with some of the best known companies both within the UK and internationally and often on an exclusive basis which allows us to present our candidates with only the best opportunities to support their career development.

Connect With ASC