Control Systems Engineer – Northampton – £40,000 to £55,000 depending on experience – Plus Pension and Benefits

Melbreck Technical are working with a leading a leading designer and manufacturer of specialist equipment and machinery based near Northampton

They pride themselves on their innovative history stemming from the 80’s and have created a culture based on understanding, co-operation, partnership and diversity.

As they continue to invest in new products, they have identified a need to strengthen their technical controls team and grow this function, as it is seen as a critical resource in their growth plans. As such they are looking to hire a controls systems engineer to join their business on a permanent basis ASAP.


Control Systems Engineer – Overview:

The Control Systems Engineer will be responsible for developing and integrating hardware and software to ensure the safe and reliable operation of the business's full range of products.


Control Systems Engineer – Role Responsibilities:

Design, development, and commissioning of control systems, including variable speed motors and drives, PLC based test systems, P&ID diagrams

Actively participate in engineering projects including interaction with customers and internal departments as required.

Test, diagnose and rectify faults to validate products

Ensure designs meet legislative requirements

Creation of system specifications and test documentation to a high standard

Assist with commissioning of systems both in-house and at customer sites within UK and internationally


Control Systems Engineer – Job Holder Requirements:

Qualified to NVQ 5 minimum / degree level or equivalent in a relevant engineering discipline

A minimum of 2 years of experience in Electrical CAD e.g. AutoCAD Electrical, EPLAN or preferably Solid Works Electrical

Practical experience of designing and developing control and instrumentation systems

Understanding of modern machine systems design and standards including safety systems

Design of industrial control systems following company procedures

Understand & show commercial awareness of project budgets, plans, specifications & timescales

Creation of high-quality project documentation

Motor Inverter drive setup and programming for variable speed applications

PLC Programming Siemens Step 7 / TIA Portal / Controllogix / Beckhoff PLC / Codesys desirable

Microsoft Office packages, to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project

Self-motivated with effective time management to meet project timescales

Possessing elevated levels of written and verbal communication

Able to travel and work internationally as required


Control Systems Engineer – Hours and Benefits:

Excellent contributory pension scheme, death in service and income protection benefits

Support to apply and maintain IET membership will be available.

Core hours of work are 37 per week based on Monday to Thursday 08:30 – 17:15 with ½ hour lunch break, and Fridays 08:30 – 12:30.

Five weeks paid annual leave plus statutory Bank Holidays



This is a fantastic role with a brilliant business that is forward-thinking and committed to empowering its colleagues and if you are looking for a role then please click apply now.





To apply for this job email your details to jobs@melbreck.co.uk.