Ref: SYN3583

Controls Systems Engineer

  • Hours: 08:30 – 5:15pm Monday to Thursday and Friday 08:30 – 4:30pm
  • Benefits: Company bonus + Private Health Care + Company Car scheme available + Free Parking + Social events + overtime + much more


We are pleased to announce that Syntech Recruitment Solutions is partnering with a client that aspires to be recognised as an innovative company, consistently adding value, and being proactive and supportive to all customer needs. The client is committed to achieving these goals while fostering continuous growth in its own staff, with a particular focus on competence, multi-skilled disciplines, and wellbeing.

Our client expertise lies within PLC, SCADA, HMI, MIS, MES, RTU, control system software engineering, data acquisition, bespoke software, and LV Assemblies, alongside electrical installation. Proficiency in panel building and electrical installation enables us to provide comprehensive turnkey solutions.
Approaching each project with a fresh perspective, they leverage their knowledge and partnerships to stay ahead, offering advanced, innovative, and cost-effective solutions. Due to the critical nature of their work and the industries they serve, they hold ‘key worker’ status.

The Role: Control Systems Engineer
The Control Systems Engineer will oversee the entire project lifecycle, ensuring technical compliance and quality. Responsibilities include attending client meetings, discussing design, surveys, programming, configuration, testing, and commissioning. The ideal candidate will have previous experience in a similar environment and possess good knowledge of Siemens or Rockwell PLCs, as well as other SCADA, HMI, variable speed drives, and instrumentation products.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Production, modification, testing, and commissioning of SCADA & PLC software
  • Writing detailed functional design specifications
  • Configuring system architecture and network connections
  • UK site commissioning (which may involve short periods away from home)
  • For lead positions, the ability to manage and motivate a team of engineers for optimal output.

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Software Engineering Degree and/or Electrical qualifications
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Previous control system experience (2 years+)
  • Clean UK Driving License
  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • Experienced with PLC programming (Rockwell/Siemens/Mitsubishi) or SCADA development (Wonderware System Platform, Rockwell FTViewSE, WinCC, ClearSCADA, Iconics Package).

If you think you have the skills necessary to be a success in this role, please click apply.
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