Controls Engineer (Project Lead)

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1 month ago(1/26/2021 6:17 AM)

Company Overview

We are Dematic, one of the world’s largest materials handling systems supplier. We have been delivering and developing our technology for 200 years. It’s our people and our technology that have helped to transform this industry, and we are continuing to grow faster than ever. New technology is shifting the way our customers think about automation and intralogistics. The 4th industrial revolution is upon us, and we are now seeing the introduction of new technology like robotics, new software and analytics to help drive efficiency. 


At Dematic, we deliver solutions to our customers that help optimise their supply chain, improve performance and optimise productivity. Every day our automated and software technology solutions help to deliver 18.5 billion parcels worldwide every day. Warehouses and distributions centres are at the heart of the supply chain, which is our space.  Our role is to find the most efficient way of getting goods from the start of their journey through to their exit and shipping off to consumers meeting their expectations and demands in a fast moving world.


This role is an exciting opportunity for you to join the team at Dematic helping to define and shape the future of materials handling solutions covering the UK and European regions.


The Role

Purpose of role: To provide complete controls design within cost and time scale constraints of a material-handling project, whilst ensuring the solution meets the requirements of the project.


Main responsibilities: 

  • Liaise with Project Sales and Project Engineers during project phase
  • Liaise with Project Managers, Customer and sub-contractors during order execution phase
  • Liaise with purchasing departments
  • Provide technical information to Mechanical Design, Projects Sales, Service, Spares
  • Maintain and use wherever possible, standard product information for the execution of orders
  • Where necessary to develop special and new standard solutions to suit specific projects and new markets
  • Innovate wherever possible to improve our delivered product to the end customer (eg reduced price, reduced time-scale, improved functionality).
  • Provide technical backup to the service team as required, including bug fixes, enhancements and modifications

What We Are Looking For

To apply for this role you should have / be:

  • Essential:  HNC/HND in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • Desirable: Educated to degree level in a relevant discipline
  • Experience in a similar role is desirable.
  • Proven hands on experience working within an industrial automation environment.
  • Advanced understanding of PLC, SCADA development tools
  • A working understanding of Electrical and Electronic technical manuals & drawings
  • Good understanding of distributed control systems
  • Working knowledge of FEM and BS standards governing the automated warehouse industry
  • Previous use of CAD tools


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