The Sterling Choice Ltd

Controls Engineer

£38000 - £43000 per annum
07 Oct 2016
04 Nov 2016
Wayne Hobbs
Contract Type
Full Time

We have a brilliant opportunity in Hampshire for a Controls/Automation Engineer to join a global food/FMCG organisation. You will be reporting directly to the Operations Manager. You will have the responsibility for ensuring daily operations run accordingly, implementing control adjustments via PLC's. You are also responsible for equipment performance, quality, output and continuous improvement through OEE. You must be willing to work within a team and also capable to work independently on the duties expected.

About the Job

  • You will need to facilitate a speedy response to all plant stoppages and plan/implement modifications to new and existing equipment.
  • You will need to be proactive in ensuring that the Health and Safety legislation is met.
  • You should be familiar with electrical systems, PLC controls, SCADA, low-voltage controls, pneumatic and hydraulic systems and co-ordinate the installation of new equipment as and when required.
  • We are looking for a Controls / Automation engineer who has experience in developing and commissioning PLC (Siemens, Mitsubishi, Allen Bradley ) and Control projects.

Do you think outside the box?

We are looking for an individual that works in a manner that actively seeks to improve processes and procedures operating within their area and across the wider business.

Are you the right person?

If you a history of working within the food or FMCG industries, we are looking for someone who possesses good interpersonal and team skills, complemented with a high level of multi-disciplined technical aptitude. You must be capable of effectively identifying and proactively resolving complex technical issues. Also do you have the ability to think analytically and innovate to achieve goals?

If you are willing to learn new skills and develop your knowledge within the industry then please apply or get in touch with Wayne Hobbs on 01733 391515 or alternatively you can email me on

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