Electrical Controls & Automation Project/Design Engineer

King's Lynn, UK

Job Type :

Full Time


  • Lead Projects from start to finish, through design and engineering for motor controls and automated systems

  • Preparation of Functional Design Specifications (FDS) and associated design documentation

  • Prepare accurate quotations / estimates for large value projects

  • Specify & Design hardware solutions complying with all relevant standards (UKCA / CE / UL ) using E-plan and AutoCAD :

  • Full Electrical Schematics

  • Control Panel Enclosure Layouts

  • Backplate Layouts

  • Designing PLC & HMI Solutions including writing code, configuration & testing

  • Liaising with clients, suppliers, sub-contractors and other businesses

  • Taking a Lead role during Integration and Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT)

  • Maintainingregular communication with production to ensure a quality product is delivered to the client

  • Post installation & call out support duties

  • General Project Engineering / Management Duties

  • Work effectively in a fast paced multi-tasking environment

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Experience working with a variety of control systems including PLC’s & Relay Logic

  • Experience designing and programming control systems with an emphasis on PLC’s, SCADA or HMI systems

  • Experience with any of the following communications protocols would prove beneficial - EtherNet/IP, Modbus, TCP/RTU

  • Ladder and Structured Text Programming Languages

  • Knowledgeable in reading and creating P&ID’s

  • Knowledge of pneumatics is a plus but not required

  • Variable Frequency Drives (VFDS)

  • Servo Motion Control

  • Ability to Trouble shoot Control Systems

  • Competent and experienced in all forms of Commissioning

Key Requirements

A minimum of HNC / HND qualification in an Electrical / Control Engineering discipline or equivalent experience

  • Excellent Technical writing, presentation and interpersonal communication skills and ability to work in a team environment

  • A customer focused and determined attitude

  • Positive energy and attitude to bring to the office

  • Be a Great Problem Solver that is highly motivated with great communication skills

  • Ability to manage multiple projects at the same time with very good organisation skills

  • Hold a valid driver’s license and able to drive company vehicles

  • Willing to work out of hours on certain occasions

  • Willingness to obtain additional certifications / qualification if required

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)

  • A high standard of English

  • Ability to travel


In return for your hard efforts and professional input to this exciting business you will be rewarded with :

  • Competitive Above Market Salary

  • Company Contribution Pension Plan

  • Great Working Atmosphere

  • 40 Hour Week With Early Finish on Fridays

  • Company Events

If you are an ambitious, highly motivated self-starter and willing to give 110% with a great positive attitude then please Apply Below to send your CV for immediate consideration