Senior Controls & Instrumentation Engineer

Senior Controls & Instrumentation Engineer – Preston – £40-45,000 pa

Our client, a specialist engineering company based in the Preston area, are currently looking to grow the Controls & Instrumentation discipline within the engineering department, and as such they are looking for a Senior Controls & Instrumentation Engineer who will be involved in the mentoring of younger engineers.

A primarily office-based position, the Senior Controls & Instrumentation Engineer will also be required to travel for on-site sales support visits, site surveys, installations and commissioning in the UK, North America, Europe and Asia, spending about 10% of the time visiting customers and clients.

The Senior Controls & Instrumentation Engineer will be responsible for producing electrical drawings, developing PLC software, and designing and developing new control systems for drives, hydraulics, and pneumatic systems.

The Candidate

The ideal candidate will bring experience in a similar position, with knowledge of working with special purpose or bespoke machinery being ideal.

Any previous experience liaising with customers and suppliers, managing projects, and mentoring engineers would also be highly desirable.

The client is keen to bring in someone who is eager to progress in a long-term, permanent position, with the drive to help grow the department and move the company forward.

The Rewards

Salary to £45,000 pa dependent on experience

25 days holiday plus bank holidays

36.5 hour working week

3.5% company pension

To apply for this position please click apply now to send your CV, or alternatively call Chris Johnson at GPW Recruitment on 01744 452 044.