Control Systems Engineer

Apex Recruitment
30000.00 GBP Annual
06 Aug 2017
30 Aug 2017
Contract Type

A new permanent opportunity for a Control System Engineer has become available for a forward thinking global market leader. This company are extremely well established within the market place, providing a wide range of thread & gear grinding machines to a variety of clients around the globe.

The Role:

The successful Control System Engineer is to have good practical experience commissioning Siemens variable speed drives, Siemens PLC (STEP 7) and Siemens 840D CNC controls. There is also a possibility some overseas traveling will be required.

Control System Engineer Job Responsibilities;

  • Commissioning our range of CNC grinding machines.
  • Test of electrical control circuits & Test safety circuits
  • Measuring system calibrations and preparation of the machine for production trials
  • Load & Test of CNC system & HMI (Siemens 840D) & Load & Test digital drives (Mainly Siemens)

To be a successful Control System Engineer we would like to be talking to candidates who;

  • You must have ability to read electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic circuit diagrams.
  • Experience with setup and commissioning of inverter drives & servo motors.
  • Competent use of PC equipment, windows, office applications, STEP 7 and EPLAN.P8.
  • Good working knowledge of actuators & sensors.
  • Basic NC Programming experience (Siemens 840D experience advantageous).


  • Competitive salary of GBP30,000 - GBP45,000 Per Annum depending on experience
  • 25 days holiday + statutory 8 bank holidays
  • Great working hours of Monday - Thursday 7:30am-4pm, Friday 7:30am-3pm
  • Overseas travel allowance and days in lieu to compensate for any weekend travel
  • Pension and healthcare scheme
  • Further opportunities to expand your current knowledge and skill set

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