Controls Engineer

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  • £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
  • Posted 31 days ago

Controls Engineer – Permanent – £45,000 – £60,000 + Bonus – West Sussex, UK

Talos Automation are working closely with one of our clients in the automotive industry. They are in need of a motivated and experienced Automation Controls Engineer to join their controls team in West Sussex, UK. They are looking for someone with 3-5 year experience in Automation or Automotive sectors.

Primary Role
the primary roles for this position is to Design hardware circuits from the mechanical design concept and customer specification with Eplan and AutoCAD packages and commissioning/fault finding in house and on customer sites for both PLC and Fluids.

Job Duties

* To design control circuits for special purpose machines
* To create functions list for machine control and populate with relevant cross referencing to controls circuits
* To ensure safety both in designs and implementation in house and on customer sites
* To provide guidance and advise on a technical level to other departments
* To liaise with site teams to ensure smooth interaction between site and controls engineers
* To represent the client to our customers
* To interface with both in house sub contract staff and exterior design resources
* To support other departments within the company including Sales, Purchasing, HR, Finance and Factory
* To work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team
* To support the controls requirements for both powertrain and car body technology sides of the business


* Engineering HNC or above or equivalent years’ experience
* Experience of working in controls design
* Experience in special purpose design with a knowledge of the latest standards
* Good working knowledge of electrical circuit design
* Experience of Auto CAD and Eplan P8
* Experience of Siemens S7 / s7 TIA Portal Programming & Commissioning
* Pneumatic/hydraulic circuit design knowledge (desirable)

This position comes with a base salary between £45,000 – £60,000 + Annual bonus dependent on experience. Other benefits include:
– 25 days holiday allowance + bank holidays
– Employer pension contribution
– Training and development
– Potential overtime payments
– Pay review schemes

All applicants must be eligable to work in the UK and sponsership is NOT available. To apply, please send your resume to

Talos is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


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