Control Systems Engineer

Job Title: Control Systems Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: J896888_1537193368
Contact Name: Alex Landrum
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 17, 2018 15:09

Job Description

Russell Taylor are working with a UK leader with specialist experience in process control, automation and SCADA. A Rockwell and Wonderware approved supplier, this dynamic company works with the utilities, chemicals, food & drink and pharmaceuticals industries.

We are looking to recruit an experienced Control Systems Engineer, to be based in Reading.

Expected salary of £35-45k, but potential for negotiation for exceptional candidates.

The role of a Control Systems Engineer will require you to:

  • Act as a point of contact for the customer, as project manager
  • Manage sub-contractors and control procurement
  • Produce project programmes, manage resources and report costs
  • Carry out requirements analysis, produce specifications and design documentation
  • Develop and configure software for various applications
  • Safely test and commission in a working end user environment
  • Understand project lifecycles
  • Consistently maintain high standards throughout the design process and beyond
  • Be adaptable to a range of environments and work within a team

If not already technically competent, it will be essential to become competent in the following:

  • Strong knowledge of Electrical Control Panel design and commissioning
  • Rockwell ControlLogix
  • Rockwell HMI (FTView ME)
  • Wonderware System Platform
  • Schneider ClearSCADA

Familiarity or the ability to work towards the following would be desirable:

PLC Software Rockwell




HMI/SCADA software Rockwell ME and SE

InTouch and System Platform



Drive Systems ABB ACS 800


Control Techniques

Telemetry Systems ClearSCADA

Micro Medina



  • Full UK driving licence
  • Happy to travel anywhere in the UK
  • Good written and spoken English communication skills
  • Personable and presentable
  • Adaptable and willing to learn

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