ATM2021-006 Control System and Commissioning Engineer

ATM2021-006 Control System and Commissioning Engineer

ATM is a well-established design and manufacturer of automation and robotic solutions for a range of industries covering everything from automotive, medical, moulding and food.

Recognised within the industry as experts in providing innovative resolutions to complex engineering issues, their expertise and success has resulted in an enviable order book and future commitments for the next range of automated machinery.

Due to this success and sustained growth, we are now recruiting for an experienced Control Systems/Electrical Engineer to join our multi-discipline team, to deliver the machine control system for a range of exciting machinery-based projects.


The Role:

  • Responsible for writing & developing software, PLC & HMI coding for various automation projects.
  • To be responsible for commissioning & developing special purpose automated machinery, ensuring successful customer sign off testing to specification and timescale (FAT & SAT)
  • To be responsible for the electrical design and creation of machine control system solutions for special purpose automated machinery projects.
  • Deliver control and safety systems which comply with the requirements of the machinery directive and appropriate national & international standards
  • Deliver electrical system design, selection of components and generating detailed circuit diagrams
  • Integration of various robots, including Scara, Delta & 6-axis
  • To communicate effectively to customers, suppliers and team members
  • To be part of a team dedicated to delivering projects to plan and budget


Key Tasks

  • To design, develop and commission machine control and safety systems
  • Responsible for creation of electrical documentation including circuit diagrams, cable schedules, installation documents and bills of materials
  • Responsible for ensuring that machine electrical systems and safety system comply with all relevant European and international safety standards
  • Responsible for correct selection and procurement of all components
  • Maintain clear concise technical documentation, design specifications, machine manuals etc
  • Supervise electrical technicians and control the build of machine control systems
  • For medical sector projects work to the requirements of a regulated system such as GAMP 5
  • Assistance during the commissioning of machine control systems and perform machine testing and carry out Factory Acceptance and Site Acceptance testing
  • Responsible for ensuring that the control system are to budget and within required timescales
  • Provide customer support that can include visits to customer’s site throughout the UK and to assist with the installation, commissioning and troubleshooting when required.


Candidate Profile        

  • Competence in software design and PLC coding experience with the following equipment would be an advantage: B&R, Omron, Siemens, Mitsubishi,
  • Degree qualified or equivalent in electrical/electronic engineering or closely related control system discipline
  • Competence in electrical design for machine automation
  • Knowledge of ePlan as this is our preferred design package
  • Knowledge and understanding of the various national and international electrical standards for machine design and machine safety systems and requirements to CE mark machine systems
  • Experience of integrating Scara, Delta and 6-axis robots would be an advantage.  
  • Demonstrate a proven track record of successfully delivering machine control system projects to required timescale and budget
  • Knowledge and understanding of the various national and international electrical standards for machine design and machine safety systems and requirements to CE mark machine systems
  • Minimum 7-10 years’ experience in control systems engineering related to automation machinery.
  • Must be self-motivating with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbal
  • Desire to combine practical application with a theoretical approach
  • Prepared to travel within the UK if necessary


To apply please send a full CV in the strictest confidence, including current salary details to [email protected] quoting reference number ATM2021006

Direct applications only - strictly no recruiting agencies.