Systems and Application Engineer

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  • location

    North / North West

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Control Systems Engineer / Controls Engineer / PLC Engineer / Automation Engineer required to join a provider of process control technologies, automation and services within process engineering industries, including paper, power generation, etc.


The successful Systems Engineer / Controls Engineer / Control Systems Engineer / PLC Engineer / Automation Engineer will be required to visit customer sites throughout the North of the UK, however ideally based in the North West.


You’ll be involved in the delivery of projects, maintenance of control systems, as well as providing routine and on demand customer support. This includes software development and documentation of automation systems, distributed control systems (DCS) and quality control systems (QCS).


The successful Systems Engineer will have DCS, QCS, SCADA, Siemens, PLC, HMI, HIMA knowledge with experience in a process control or automation environment.


Competitive salary depending on experience
Company car/allowance

Overtime and on-call

25 days holiday plus bank holidays
Additional company benefits



Provide routine and on demand customer support including software development.

Involved in the delivery of control and automation projects within the process industries, including paper, power generation, among others.

Maintenance, inspection and breakdown services on control systems / DCS (Distributed Control Systems) / QCS (Quality Control Systems).

Diagnose, repair and maintain electrical and instrumentation systems.

Support with software development and documentation.

Provide the Operations Team with project and commissioning support on large scale capital projects.

Liaise with various engineering departments.

Field-based, commutable to Northwest with a willingness to travel within the UK, when necessary.



Experience as a EC&I Engineer, Controls Engineer, Control Systems Engineer, PLC Engineer, Automation Engineer, Instrumentation Engineer, Systems Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Applications Engineer or similar.

Working knowledge of industrial automation systems, such as DCS, QCS, SCADA, Siemens, PLC, HMI, HIMA, or similar PLCs.

An understanding of distributed control systems (DCS), quality control systems (QCS), QCS, etc.

Ideally based in the North West with a willingness to travel – other locations would be considered.

Electrical / engineering qualification would be beneficial.

Full UK driving licence.


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