Control Systems Engineer

Posted 16 April by H9 Technical Recruitment
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H9 have recently been engaged by a leading Food Manufacturer based in the Lancashire area to assist them with their search for a Control Systems Engineer.

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Electrical Engineer with PLC programming experience to step in to a days based role but will require working one weekend in four.


  • Diagnosis and ability to carry out the following, able to identify software relevant to controller.
  • Open up software and connect to logic controller in a controlled and safe manner.
  • Ability to monitor process "online" and understand ladder diagrams.
  • Implement basic modifications to programs to enhance safety/production/ reliability either via working instruction or approved modification from senior engineer. i.e. timers, counters and re-assigning inputs/outputs.
  • Adding networkable components such as, ET200 remote I/O rack and assigning I/O in set up and HMI.
  • Downloading Programs to HMI such as, Setting I.P. addressing up, Subnet masking, Establishing connection with PG, HMI tag lists & sync with PLC tag.

The successful candidate will be:

  • Educated to HNC Level or equivalent and time served.
  • Minimum 3 years industrial experience (post degree / apprenticeship) within a fast moving manufacturing environment using high level industrial control systems.
  • You must be fully familiar with PLC’s, computerised analogue and digital control systems, analogue pneumatic control systems and instrumentation.

Required skills

  • Control Systems
  • Manufacturing
  • Programming
  • PLC Programming

Reference: 37776056

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