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Controls Engineer

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Role: Controls Engineer (All levels considered)

Salary: Excellent – Dependent on level of experience plus Bonus

Location: East Grinstead, West Sussex

Hours: 8am – 415pm. 3pm on Friday (Hours can be flexed to suit)

Hybrid Working: 3 days office / 2 days home

Expenses: All covered upfront by the business

Benefits: 8% Pension Contribution from the employer, 4% from the employee, Annual Bonus, 25 days holiday plus stats, Annual Pay rise.

The Business:

The wider group employees over 100,000 employees from many diverse backgrounds. Their business areas include Material Services, Industrial Components, Marine Systems, Steel & Automotive.
The Requirements:

To design control circuits for special purpose machines
To create functions list for machine control and populate with relevant cross referencing to controls circuits
To ensure safety both in designs and implementation in house and on customer sites
To provide guidance and advise on a technical level to other departments
To liaise with site teams to ensure smooth interaction between site and controls engineers
To interface with both in house sub contract staff and exterior design resources
To support other departments within the company including Sales, Purchasing, HR, Finance and Factory
To work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team
To support the controls requirements for both powertrain and car body technology sides of the business
Project:

The manufacturing of assembly lines for Electric Drive Units.

Key Responsibilities/Competencies

Experience of working in controls design
Experience in special purpose design
Design Hardware circuits from the mechanical design concept and customer specifications (new & modify existing) with Eplan and AutoCAD packages is preferred
Reading / Understanding schematics
Ensure Safety, Safety critical investigations
PLC Programming (Siemens S7, S7 TIA Portal)
Commissioning and fault finding in house and on customer sites (50/50 split – all expenses covered)
Pneumatic / Hydraulic circuit design knowledge (desirable)
Understanding Pneumatic diagrams
Must be prepared to travel to Germany for training days
Other Responsibilities:

Design feasibility evaluation (FMEA, Safety Risk Assessments, Functions lists, Cycle timing diagrams, Calculations)
Requisitioning equipment
Technical Support (Onsite Engineering, Projects)
CAD Administration
Sales Proposal support
Documentation support
Purchasing/Procurement Support (technical input, supplier info)
Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency

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