Controls Design Engineer

Role Type: Permanent

Location: Coventry, West Midlands,

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Contact Name: Adriana Simpson

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This UK leader of bespoke measuring equipment is looking for a Controls Design Engineer to join them for a permanent position in Coventry.

You will work with our Controls Manager and alongside our Mechanical Design Engineers and Technicians on a daily basis as projects are taken from the initial concept through to testing and then delivery. This will encompass all activities throughout the design process including:

  • Understanding and interpreting customer requirements
  • The invention of novel ideas (concepts) to meet customer requirements.
  • Critical appraisal of yours and others designs within the design team to ensure robustness of design.
  • PLC software design using structured text in Siemens TIA Portal
  • Windows software design in C++
  • Electrical system design and layout using ePlan electrical software.
  • Support of technicians in the assembly and testing of your designs
  • Work from documentation to create cables, build electrical units, build and test PC systems and occasionally wire cabinets

Key requirements

  • You’ll hold an HND/degree in a relevant engineering discipline
  • Have experience writing structured text software for PLC’s or C++
  • Have experience in electrical systems design
  • Experience of fault finding on electrical systems
  • Good general engineering understanding and knowledge
  • An aptitude for problem solving and the ability to develop solutions for complex problems

Hours Of Work

  • Mon – Friday
  • 8.30 – 5pm


  • End of year bonus payment
  • Pension scheme
  • Holidays = 23 per year + bank holidays.
  • An additional 1 day per year of service up to 5 to give 28 days per year + bank holidays after 5 years of service.


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