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PLC/ Control Systems Engineering Manager

Silven Recruitment Limited
£50000 - £62000 per year Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Closing date
16 Jul 2022

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Food Manufacturing
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PLC/ Automation/ Control Systems Engineering Manager

  • Do you want to work for a global business at their UK Flagship site based in the beautiful Southwest of England ?
  • Are you looking for your next role in Engineering Management with specialism in Power/ Control systems ?
  • If you answered “yes” to these and are looking for a new challenge this could be the job for you!


          Location: Cornwall

          Salary: Circa £50-62k + Excellent Benefits including Bonus, Healthcare , Pension etc

          Reference: MC11397

The Job:

  • Ideally 5 years’ experience working in a role related to electrical/electronic engineering with controls and automation exposure.
  • A time served Apprenticeship, HNC, City & Guilds equivalent or Degree.
  • Extensive understanding of PLC systems Schneider equipment and software i.e., AVEVA Wonderware, Building Management System (BMS), Energy Monitoring System (EMS), Telemecanique etc.
  • Extensive understanding of Rockwell Automation using systems such as Allen Bradley, Siemens, SLC, Contrologix, RSView, Startix, Powerflex, Asset Centre etc.
  • Implementation and installation experience of industrial networks with focused risk reduction in system venerability.
  • Evidence of significant success in improving business performance through a structured and systematic approach to Planned Maintenance and Asset Management.


The Role:

 Reporting to the Chief Engineer,  as Control Systems Engineering Manager you will manage a team of talented Automation/PLC Engineers work at this state of the art manufacturing site.

  • Being responsible for the leadership, development and implementation of the power, control and cyber security system activities associated with engineering (maintenance and capital delivery as well as plant operations).
  • Ensuring statutory compliance, support and guidance into the site functions.
  • Improving site power, control and cyber security system performance through the development of its systems, processes and procedures.
  • Using the site data (Operations and Engineering) to drive improvements in H&S, Quality, Cost, Performance and Delivery. Use of systems such as Dynamix AX, CarbonDeskTop, Schneider EMS, budgetary accounts etc.
  • Reducing site risk for all power, control and cyber security systems by ensuring structured maintenance plans are in place, regular archived back-ups with implementation procedure, effective software update strategy, obsolesce reviews with short term and long term plans and training plan for onsite engineers with documented procedures.
  • Supporting and implement site Risk Control Standards (RCS).
  • Supporting CI and reliability improvements and in the event of any changes/ modifications, ensure they are captured in relevant systems documentation and change control process followed.
  • Managing and driving the functional agenda to prioritise the activities, resource in order to maximise value and minimise risk.
  • Ensuring site power and control equipment, as well as systems, is safe, compliant, reliable and cost
  • The Company:
  • My client is a global FMCG manufacturer
  • They are an Employer of Choice and offer excellent career opportunities and benefit package for all their employees
  • What to do next:
  • Get in touch! If you think this role is for you, email your CV to with MC11397 as a reference or give me a call on 07792 465247 (mobile) and I’ll be more than happy to have a chat and give you more information!
  • Not for you? That’s ok! Maybe you know someone who would be suitable for this position? Pass them the link!


The Silven team is full of passionate, committed and personable people, who have built their careers recruiting into their specialist markets.

We’ve developed many long standing client and candidate relationships along the way; mainly because we delight in helping companies to realise their plans and in assisting candidates to advance their careers.

If you are a client or candidate seeking advice and a service based on experience and knowledge of your market, we’d love to hear from you. Contacting us could be the best thing you do today.

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0845 0036872
Clarence House
4 Clarence Street
Greater Manchester
M2 4DW
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