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Electrical Controls Engineer


We are currently recruiting an Electrical Controls Engineer for our client based in Halesowen.

What will you be doing?

You will work closely alongside the production and manufacturing departments and provide technical support as required. You should have experience with specifying drive control systems, industrial PC's, safety PLC's, safety related parts of controls systems and inverters. It is also expected that the Electrical Controls Engineer will ensure compliance with all design, regulatory, and test requirements and be knowledgeable with AutoCad Mech/Elec/ Eplan and Microsoft software packages.

Job Details:

  • Provide technical support and best practice concerning industrial panel design.

  • Ensuring compliance with design & test requirements.

  • Developing test rigs, models, and prototype control systems.

  • Representing controls with high profile customers, maintaining a professional approach.

  • Attending Site UK and World Wide sometimes with short notice.

  • Generating Safety Buy Off documents.

  • Creating calculations to BS EN 13849 and a good understanding of 60204.

Application Requirements

  • HNC/HND or degree qualified in Electrical Engineering

  • Experience with automation, product handling, or special-purpose machinery

  • Previous experience in a design engineering role

  • Working understanding of wiring diagrams & control packages

  • Reading and understanding design specifications and technical drawings

  • Experienced in the use of AutoCad Mech/Elec/ Eplan and Microsoft software packages

  • Project Managing experience

  • Full UK driving license

  • Experience in design and overseeing the production of many types of complex systems and equipment

  • Robotics and Automation experience

  • Hydraulic & Pneumatics systems experience

If you are interested in hearing more about this vacancy, please apply now with an up-to-date CV, or email

Proactive Technical Recruitment is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.
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About Proactive Technical Recruitment

Proactive Technical Recruitment

Working from a UK-wide network of offices, Proactive connects top engineering and tech talent with leading organisations. We’ve been delivering experts for over 15 years – both in the UK and abroad.

Built on the foundations of providing exceptional technical recruitment services, Proactive has been placing specialists for over 15 years, evolving into a market-leader within our niche business units. Operating from a network of offices that spans the UK and abroad, Proactive has the in-depth knowledge, experience and expertise to make it a powerful force within the STEM market.

United Kingdom, Europe

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  • Salary
    £40,000 to £45,000 per year
  • Benefits
    plus overtime
  • Location
  • Company
    Proactive Technical Recruitment
  • Posted By
    Niomi Cowling
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  • Industries
    Industrial Automation
  • Home Working Possible?

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