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Control Systems Engineer

Control Systems Engineer

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  • Sector:

    Engineering & Technical

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  • Salary:

    Up to £45000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Rhys Cogan

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Yolk Recruitment are are seeking a Controls Engineer to join our client where you'll be involved in modifying existing control systems under support contracts and project work. Primarily working with Rockwell PLCs and Rockwell/Wonderware InTouch SCADA systems, you'll also handle Siemens PLC/SCADA technologies. The role, is hybrid , involves the entire software/systems lifecycle-from design and coding to testing, installation, configuration, and documentation, following stringent QA procedures. Occasional on-site work at customer locations is essential, and the role demands adherence to project timelines.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop PLC and/or SCADA system designs from customer requirements.
  • Program PLCs and configure SCADA systems based on developed or provided designs.
  • Engage throughout the software/systems lifecycle, ensuring compliance with QA procedures.
  • Execute installation, configuration, and testing work at customer sites.
  • Collaborate within project teams to meet customer deadlines.

Essential Requirements:

  • Engineering/Computer-related qualification (degree/HND) or equivalent industrial experience.
  • Strong client-facing skills, with the ability to work seamlessly in combined client/contractor teams.
  • Experience in producing design documentation and Test Specifications.
  • Willingness to travel and work away as needed.
  • Ability to attain UK Security Clearance.
  • Valid driving license.

Desired Qualifications/Experience:

  • Experience with at least one of the PLC and SCADA platforms mentioned.
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience to meet the requirements of this role.
  • Knowledge of project lifecycle.
  • PLC system design, coding, testing, and commissioning expertise.
  • SCADA system design, configuration, and commissioning skills.

Personal Attributes:

  • Analytical thinker with a logical problem-solving approach.
  • Confident and capable of working accurately independently and within a team.
  • Quick learner, adept at understanding client requirements and translating them into effective solutions.
  • Ability to thrive under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Willingness to take ownership of workstreams.
  • Flexibility in working methods.
  • Strong commitment to a safe work ethic.


Here are the following benefits to permanent employees:

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays.
  • Flexible working arrangements.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Life assurance policy.
  • Private health care.
  • Lifestyle screening.
  • Salary sacrifice program.
  • Mental health assistance program.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Green car scheme.
  • Support in achieving professional engineer status (IEng, CEng), with professional membership fees covered.
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