Graduate/Junior Controls Engineer
Graduate/Junior Controls Engineer - 1-3 Years' Experience - Derbyshire - £22-28k package Samuel Frank Associates require a Graduate Level Controls Engineer to join a client in the East Midlands. The successful Controls Engineer will have some level of controls, instrumentation, automation, software engineering or electrical vocational experience, be that from a previous role or from a placement year. Candidates with knowledge of PLC programming, SCADA, HMI, PID control loops or similar will be well suited. Any computer science experience could also be useful. The client is looking for someone who is enthusiastic, has attention to detail and can work alone and/or as part of a team. Good communication skills are essential. You will need to be customer facing as you will be expected to work on client site and deal with customers. The company is going through an exciting growth phase and is an extremely well regarded and successful employer; they have a very impressive customer base and a strong order book. They pride themselves on their strong cultural values of successful delivery, on time and on budget. The client is open to specific vendor experience of PLCs so knowledge of Rockwell and/or Siemens systems (Siemens S7, Allen Bradley ControlLogix 500/5000) would be useful as would any experience of Mitsubishi, Schneider or Omron PLC. The Role - Working as part of a team of Control Engineers to design and develop industrial control solutions - Deliver innovative technical advancements in controls solutions for a demanding and technically complex environment Skills/Experience - Computer literate with an understanding of structured software design - PLC, SCADA, HMI - Minimum HNC/HND in Software Engineerong, Electrical Engineering or Control/Automation - Enthusiasm and positivity for bringing sound design solutions to market - Driving licence essential Applicants will ideally be qualified to HNC/HND level or above, or have completed an apprenticeship in Electrical Engineering or similar. The client is easily commutable from most of the East Midlands including places such as Derby, Leicester, Nottingham, Burton-upon-Trent, Loughborough and Matlock. You must be eligible to work in the UK. Please submit your CV ASAP for immediate consideration.