Senior Control System Design Engineer

45000.00 - 57000.00 GBP Annual
12 Apr 2021
10 May 2021
Engineering, Design
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Control System Design Engineer

If you're an experienced Control Systems Engineer with a keen eye for detail, and a passion for making sure things are done right first time, this could be the role for you! Working for a dynamic engineering organisation who will challenge you whilst developing your career, the successful candidate will be working as both the senior design authority in a busy controls team but also take responsibility for design compliance.
You'll be given the chance to work for an award winning engineering organisation who specialise in providing a range of materials handling solutions to the power, defence, nuclear and aerospace industries.

You'll also be responsible for ensuring compliance can be demonstrated through the generation of appropriate documentation such as Design Substantiation Reports, Compliance Matrices, Safety Validation Reports etc and that other contract documentation and drawing deliverables are in line with these top level documents.

In addition to this, you'll be supporting the Control Systems Director by managing design compliance for a range of control systems projects.

Key Skills/Experience

Experience in the hardware design of electrical control systems and the generation of required design documentation
Ability to generate electrical schematic and GA drawings using AutoCad Electrical package.
Knowledge of Machinery Safety Design and Regulations (BS (phone number removed) and use of SYSTEMA machine safety verification package
Knowledge of Variable Speed Drive's
Knowledge of 18th Edition Electrical Wiring Regulations
A full UK driving licence is essential for this position as travelling between offices/sites may be required
Up to date knowledge of current Health and Safety Legislation including CDM Regulations


Knowledge and experience of Overhead Electrical Travelling Cranes (OHETC's).
Knowledge of leading PLC/HMI suppliers (e.g. Siemens, Rockwell, Group Schneider)
Knowledge of Functional Safety Design and Regulations (BS EN 61508, BS EN 62061)
PLC/HMI programming skills
Knowledge of Amtech cable calculation package
Knowledge of control system instrumentation such as Laser Positioning systems, position and speed encoders, safe access systems

Note: It is a mandatory requirement for all employees to undergo National Security Vetting
To find out more about this position or be considered for this role please contact Lauren Ballard at Vantage Consulting on (phone number removed) or email