Controls Engineering Manager - Milton Keynes

Silven Recruitment

  • Location: Milton Keynes
  • Job Type: Engineering
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: c. £70,000
  • Date Posted: 18/02/2022
  • Expiry Date: 31/03/2022

Controls Engineering Manager

(Milton Keynes)

Salary c. £70,000

Job ref: FE/10536


Are looking for an exciting career as a Controls Engineering Manager with a forwarding thinking business? My client is a well-established food manufacturer that is looking for an experienced professional to support…

  • Internationally successful business as global leaders within their sector
  • Plans to develop and implement multi-million-pound Automation Programme investment across two key sites


The Role:

Reporting to the head of Engineering Projects, the key objective of the role is to lead a team to support their operational automation program, ensuring the engineering design is robust and reliable.

  • Organise automation, electrical, and PLC design projects through identification of short-term and long-term opportunities
  • Manage and develop two direct reports (one on each site managed) to deliver automation and control strategy
  • Troubleshooting and analysis of breakdowns/processing issues and recommend corrective actions
  • Maintain stakeholder communication
  • Train and develop operational engineering teams in process fault-finding (PLC’s and control systems)


The Candidate:

The successful candidate will have evidence of:

  • Designing, programming, and implementing control systems – PLC’s, HMI’s, AC Drives and Servo Controls
  • Degree in Engineering discipline or equivalent
  • City and Guilds 18th edition
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Track record of completing projects according to outlined scope, budget, and timeline


Next Steps:

To apply for this role, please contact Faith Eastwood at Silven on either 07399 824435, 0161 8327463 or quoting reference FE/10536