Graduate Control System Engineer

Ref No. BHN535482
Salary £25,000/annum
Location Uttoxeter, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Open


Are you looking to make the first steps into the controls and automation industry?

A workplace with a friendly team ready to help you learn and grow in the industry?


Controls, Automation, PLC, SCADA, HMI

The Job

Working within a small team of experienced systems engineers you will be tasked with creating or modifying Control and Automation systems to meet customer specifications and deadlines. To write, test, install, commission and document software and specify and integrate associated hardware.

Training can and will be provided to a candidate with a strong willingness to learn.

Key tasks will include…

Project Work

  • Produce the following documentation as required, following Company Standards, and maintain it over the life cycle of the project:

  • Functional Design Specifications
  • System Design Specifications
  • Test Schedules and Documentation
  • Commissioning Documentation
  • Training Materials
  • O&M Manuals

  • Write control system software, using appropriate tools and following Company Standards, to meet the agreed specification(s) for any or all of the following:

  • Programmable Logic Controllers
  • Human Machine Interfaces
  • SCADA Systems

  • Thoroughly test the software and solve any problems. Keep records of changes to software. The testing stages are:

  • Internal testing
  • Factory Acceptance Tests
  • Site Acceptance Tests

  • Commission hardware and software on site with assistance where necessary
  • Provide continuing support and trouble-shoot any problems
  • Meet with Customers to understand their project/site, identify their requirements


  • Keep up to date with the latest technology and be prepared to learn new technical skills and products for Continuing Professional Development. Attend conferences. Optionally join an appropriate Professional Body. Share your technical expertise with other employees and coach them as appropriate.

  • Comply with any legislation affecting your work e.g. Health & Safety and attend relevant training courses as required.

What you will need…

  • An engineering degree in any of the following. Mechanical, Electrical, Controls and Automation.
  • A passion and willingness to learn in the Controls and automation industry.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to work to project designs and needs.

Jack Norman
manages this role


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