4 days ago

Application Engineer/Control System Engineer

Harrogate 35K - 45K Permanent

Job Reference: BBBH36887_1590143005

Application Engineer/Control System Engineer
£35K - £40K + Bonus

A company who provide IT solutions for industrial manufacturing organisations is looking for a Control System Engineer to join there business. Providing there service to major names within the UK industry across a variation of sector such as Automotive, Aerospace, Pharmaceutical and Food and Beverage.


  • Site surveys/audits, requirements gathering, PLC, HMI and SCADA software developments, testing and commissioning.
  • Preparation functions/technical software design specifications, test (FAT/SAT) specifications as per industry standards.
  • Factory acceptance testing of PLC, HMI and SCADA perspective or process logic (bench testing) at office.
  • Commissioning of PLC, HMI and SCADA software at clients sites.
  • Technical support to clients over the phone or in person
  • Ensure allocated work scopes are produced within budget and timescales and estimated efforts
  • Monitor allocated work scopes and report current status to Manager/Lead Engineer
  • Record requested changes, record deviation from design, raise early warning for any anticipated risk on projects
  • Assist the Manager/Lead Engineer with estimates of effort and best technical solution
  • Identifying processes and patterns of work areas and recommending procedures to improve standardisation and consistency or approach to Manager/Lead Engineer
  • Monitoring trend and new products in the marketplace, which could benefit the company and recommending to the Manager/Lead Engineer.
  • In addition to the duties listed, the job holder is required to perform other duties assigned by his/her Manager/Lead Engineer from time to time.


  • Degree or HNC/HND with relevant proven ability
  • Proven ability with development and programming of Siemens PLC and SCADA systems (experience on Rockwell technology will be an added advantage).
  • Demonstrable relevant Control System Software Engineering ability within industrial domains
  • Ability to Carry out elements of Software design within Control Systems
  • Care, Driving Licence and respective necessary documents.

Company expenses shall be paid for all business and travel with a potential for a company care/car allowance.

If this sounds like you and you'd like to be considered for this position, please contact Lauren Ballard at Vantage Consulting on 01785 875 239 or email

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