Control Systems Software Engineer




Controls & Automation


£35,000 to £42,000 Per Annum


£35K - £42K pa + Overtime & On-Site Allowances



Contract Type:


Control Systems Software Engineer

Join one of the UK’s leading suppliers of Process Equipment to the FMCG Manufacturing Industry. 

Due to expansion, this reputable engineering firm is recruiting for 2 x Control Systems Software Engineers.

Typical duties will include:

  • Design and develop PLC/HMI Control software
  • Writing software code from scratch and making modifications to existing programs.
  • On-Site Commissioning
  • In-House Testing of Electrical Control Panels.
  • Preparing FDS & FAT Documentation
  • Specifying controls hardware requirements
  • Providing remote technical assistance.
  • Delivering operator training

Travel Commitments:

  • 70% Office-Based 
  • 30% On-Site Work
  • Site visits can anywhere from a couple of hours to a couple of weeks.

Suitable applications will hold the following skills and experience:

  • Ideally, qualified to HNC/Degree level in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or equivalent.
  • Familiarisation with a range of PLC platforms such as Mitsubishi, Allen Bradley and/or Siemens.
  • Experience of installing and commissioning control systems for production/process equipment.
  • Ability to develop and produce software to functional specifications 
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical schematic drawings
  • Strong commissioning experience
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills

Salary & Benefits:

  • Basic salary between £35,000 - £42,000 pa (dependent on experience)
  • Paid Overtime
  • On-Site Allowances
  • Company Pension
  • Life Insurance