Role details

Electrical Controls Engineer

Flintshire   •   £40,000 - £50,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Part of a leading Global Manufacturing Company
  • Excellent Career Progression Plan with a Market Leadng Company

About Our Client

Our client is a leading manufacturing company experiencing massive growth

Job Description

Main objectives

  • Support, initiate, deploy and sign off process improvement and efficiency improvement modifications to manufacturing systems at the manufacturing site
  • Support the site engineering and operations team with any major breakdowns or faults at short notice
  • Support or Lead Site controls engineering projects

Main responsibilities of the role

  • To carry out specific engineering tasks delegated by the Divisional Automation Manager or Site Engineering Manager as appropriate
  • Ensure all engineering work is in line with engineering and safety standards
  • Be proactive and recommend business value added improvement initiatives
  • To work closely with Production, Quality, Safety and other Controls team members to ensure that plant priorities are met and operation utilisation and availability targets are achieved.
  • Attend operations meetings on behalf of the Controls department and take a pro-active approach from an engineering perspective
  • Willingness to attend training to develop relevant self-knowledge and technical skills
  • To support the local sites manufacturing process by being proactive on the correction and modification of reoccurring machine processing faults
  • Provide software/electrical engineering discipline input into project/design teams executing specific projects on site

The Successful Applicant

Skills and experience required - Manufacturing - Flintshire - Electrical Controls Engineer

  • Significant and demonstrated experience in electrical and software engineering, degree/HND qualified or equivalent with at least 5 years' experience in a similar industrial environment.
  • Working knowledge of PLC's with certified training or demonstrated experience - ideally Siemens S7 300/400 with extensive programming and diagnosis experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Working knowledge of motion control systems deployed in a manufacturing environment with certified training or demonstrated experience - Ideally Siemens Simotion/Sinamics drives or similar motion systems
  • Working knowledge of SCADA and Line reporting systems with certified training or demonstrated experience - ideally Rockwell FactoryTalk and/or Siemens WINCC suites
  • Experience installing, fault finding on and configuring automation networks such as Industrial Ethernet, Profibus, Profinet etc.
  • Experience fault finding of electrical control systems, including CNC controlled steel profiling and cutting machines
  • Ability to perform technical electrical calculations and provide accurate schedules, reports, specifications and other information for review/approval by engineering staff
  • Excellent organisational, planning and time management skills with a can do attitude and the ability to work autonomously an absolute must.
  • A recognised Health and Safety and/or machinery safety qualification would be advantageous
  • A flexible and pro-active approach with the ability to use judgment and make decisions in ambiguous and complex situations
  • Exceptional engineering fault finding and diagnostic skills

What's on Offer

Circa £40,000 to £50,000



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