Electrical, Controls & Instrumentation Engineer

Location : Eastleigh
Job type : Temporary
Salary : £25 to £30 p/h
Reference : JOB-2581

Electrical, Controls & Instrumentation Engineer Vacancy Available

Role Type: Ongoing Temp Contract
Location: Eastleigh, Hampshire
Pay Rate: £25 to £30 p/h 

WSR are seeking an EC&I Engineer to join our clients team to design and implement electrical and pneumatic hardware controls packages for their process equipment for the pharmaceutical industry. This role covers all aspects of control system engineering and involves working in an ISO 9001 quality environment, complying with industry expectations for documentation and quality expectations.

Key Responsibilities/Duties: Your duties will include, but will not be limited to –

  • Reviewing and establishing the project scope and deliverables

  • Hardware design specifications

  • Electrical and pneumatic design for the control system

  • Control loop diagrams

  • Equipment selection and equipment listing

  • Cable and tubing schedules

  • Electrical switchgear sizing and design

  • PLC input/output listings

  • Requesting procurement of the required control system elements

  • Provide support for equipment manufacture and testing

  • Provide support for the on-site commissioning and qualification of the equipment

Qualifications & Experience: 

A background in control systems-related electrical and pneumatic hardware design for process/equipment control in the Life Sciences industry or a similar process control industry is beneficial.

Essential Experience:

  • HNC/D in Electrical Engineering

  • Five years plus relevant hardware design experience

  • Highly motivated, with excellent communication and organization skills.

  • Creative approach to problem solving, and can work well under pressure

  • Experience of Automation project delivery across the entire project lifecycle

  • Design engineering

  • Electrical switchgear / motor control design to EN60204

  • Process Instrumentation

  • Ex. Hazardous area control system design (i.e ATEX, IECEx, NEC)

  • Functional safety design (EN13849 / EN62061)

  • PromisE, E3 or EPlan electrical drawing packages, AutoCad

  • A good working knowledge of standard software products is assumed i.e. Microsoft Office

Advantageous Experience:

  • Siemens and Allen Bradley PLCs and HMI’s,

  • Control system testing,

  • Commissioning and qualification activities and some understanding of Life Science industry regulatory requirements i.e. GAMP Ideally the applicant should possess the following:

What’s in it for You?

  • 25 days annual leave. In addition to public bank holidays. (3 days used for shutdown over Christmas & New Year)

  • Company Pension Scheme – [5% Employer and 4% Employee contribution (of base salary). After 3months employment

  • Death in service as part of pension scheme

  • Group income protection

  • Option of single person private healthcare (taxable)


If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please click ‘APPLY NOW’, or call the WSR Team at 01908 616184 for more info.

We appreciate the time and effort invested in your application. While we strive to respond to all applicants promptly, we kindly ask for your understanding in case of delays. If you do not hear from us within 10 days of submitting your application, please assume that, unfortunately, you have not been successful this time.


We will however keep your CV on file and review your suitability against any other vacancies we may have available.