Electrical Design/Controls/Software Engineer

The Role

Your primary role will be to design electrical Control Systems for special purpose machine manufacture.

Applicant will be capable of interpreting customer specifications, generating electrical diagrams via       E-plan design suite, developing software utilising a variation of PLC/HMI systems and carrying projects through to commissioning phase including workshop testing and customer onsite testing.

The right person must be:

  • Highly self-motivated

  • Be available to work overtime at short notice

  • Always demonstrate safe working practices

  • Capable of working to plan and taking care of personal time management to achieve project milestones


Key requirements are:

  • 38 hours plus overtime

  • 25 days holiday + statutory

  • Time served

  • Provide functional safety expertise, ensuring all safety related components and circuits comply with the machining Directive and safety categorisation.

  • Subcontract experience preferred but not essential

  • Qualified to BTEC ONC/HNC or equivalent preferred but not essential

  • Full driving licence

  • Flexible approach to overtime to meet the demands of customer timings

  • Experience in robot programming practices preferred but not essential

  • Conversant in Microsoft Products


In return we offer:

  • ·       Excellent rate of pay, plus overtime

  • ·       Positive working environment

  • ·       25 days holiday + statutory

  • ·       Company pension scheme

  • ·       Sickness benefits

To apply, please send an e-mail to altec@alteceng.co.uk - quoting the job title and attach your CV.