Controls Engineer

Salary: £50,000 basic

  • Salary increase after probation and again after 12 months
  • 33 days holiday
  • Overtime
  • Pension
  • Sick pay

Locations: Banbury

THE OPPORTUNITY: Create controls software for individual bespoke systems/projects of varying sizes relating to special purpose machinery. Key functions are the design and programming of PLC and windows-based automatic controls systems. Assist site supervisors in the commissioning phase of a Supertrack system either on site or remotely. Make small PLC and software changes, in line with all current programming standards. Assist the customer in correctly configuring the system, to ensure the customer receives the best from the software in both logistics and stability. Attend sites worldwide for commissioning and fault-finding purposes.

Hours: Monday to Friday 37.5 hours

Travel: This role does have international travel as well as occasional out of hours support



  • Electrical, electronic, computer or IT qualification
  • Knowledge or experience with automation
  • Understanding of control systems management
  • PLC and Software programming
  • IT systems and Networks


  • Commissioning systems on site
  • PLC Fault finding
  • Automation Studio (B&R ideal)
  • B&R PLCs
  • Network skills
  • Visual Basic Programming
  • SQL Programming
  • E3
  • Ruby programming