Control Systems Engineer

Location : Milton Keynes
Job type : Permanent
Salary : £32K-£35K
Reference : JOB-2275

We are looking for a Control Systems Engineer in Milton Keynes.


The Control Systems Engineer develops and integrates hardware and software to ensure the safe, reliable and comfortable operation the company. 

Main tasks

  • Write, develop and test module-level code in-line with the software development process.

  • Develop product-level code to support the development of new products.

  • Modify module-level and product-level code to assist with the test and validation of new products.

  • Specify software functionality.

  • Generate bespoke test software to assist with general test and validation activities.

  • Follow good practice for revision control and commenting within the code to ensure traceability and facilitate knowledge capture.

  • Support software updates for machines currently in production.

  • Integrate product hardware and software.

Qualifications & experience 

  • A strong academic background.

  • A degree in a relevant field (candidates without a degree will be considered if they can demonstrate extensive and relevant industry experience).

  • Experience of developing software for mobile machinery.

  • Experience in software development for electro-mechanical systems.

  • Knowledge of PLC programming using CODESYS (especially using FBD ‘Functional Block Diagram’ and ST ‘Structured Text’ languages).

  • Knowledge of control of hydraulic valves.

  • Experience in software development using the V-Model.

  • Experience in software development using MS Visual Studio (C, C#, C++) advantageous.


  • Methodical and systematic approach

  • Able to work as part of a team or individually

  • Pragmatic

  • Good attention to detail

  • Strong problem-solving ability

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Desire to learn

  • Ability to consistently produce a high quality of work


  • Christmas bonus (on avg £500 per year, usually paid in December).

  • 5% Contributory Pension

  • Death in Service Life Insurance Scheme (2 x Annual Salary)

  • Westfield health scheme (claim back money for optical and dental expenses, kids can be added at no extra cost).

  • Cycle to Work Scheme

  • Referral Scheme

  • Westfield Rewards – store/restaurant discounts once a Westfield health member

  • Free parking on-site

  • Subsidised food and drinks

If this feels like you please APPLY NOW, we would love to hear from you!