Control Systems Engineer




Installation & Commissioning, Controls & Automation




Blackburn, Lancashire

Contract Type:


Control Systems Engineer

This exciting opportunity for an experienced Software & Controls Engineer to join a growing engineering firm that supplies capital equipment to the global FMCG Manufacturing industry. 
About the Role:

  • PLC Software Design, Programming & Testing.
  • The development and upgrade of HMI applications.
  • Configuring SCADA pages.
  • Onsite Commissioning (Worldwide Travel).
  • Providing ongoing support to ensure Control Systems performing to the highest standards.
  • Responding to customers queries and resolving issues via remote access. 
  • Preparing written technical documentation and equipment support manuals.
  • Ensure control panels are built to the required specifications.
  • Factory testing of control systems prior to sending to site.
  • Supporting system integration on customers manufacturing floor.

About the Person:

  • A hands-on engineer with at least 2 years of experience within a relevant controls and software engineering background.
  • Must be competent writing Control Software programs from scratch.
  • Experienced programming a variety of PLC platforms (Allen Bradley, Siemens, Omron etc)
  • Strong HMI Programming and SCADA configuration skills.
  • The ability to produce Electrical Schematic Drawings.
  • Flexible to travel overseas for on-site commissioning.

Salary & Benefits:

  • Competitive Basic Salary.
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Company Pension
  • Life Assurance