Control Engineer
The role:
To provide technical support, manage and maintain equipment, including lifecycle of equipment, which is used to monitor and control machinery, systems, and processes to both Plant Engineering and a 24/7 Manufacturing and Packaging operation.

  • Working with suppliers to specify, control & monitor electrical design & software supply in line with relevant business ISO and Regulatory / GMP standards.
  • Lead the development & revisions of business standards in line with industry standards.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant health and safety regulations and quality standards.
  • LD File responsibilities as assigned.
  • Functional Safety & PUWER
  • Support Site Change Management and control of Validated control systems
  • Keep abreast of Evolving Regulatory Standards within the Pharma Industry
  • Supplier selection & order placement in line with business requirements
  • Development of project scope, specifications, program and estimated cost along with control system design and software development for bespoke manufacturing equipment
  • Writing Computer Software and Test procedures
  • Designing and developing new controls systems
  • Testing Maintaining and Modifying existing Controls Systems
  • Software Management System Maintenance
  • Schedule and cost management including supervision / leadership of design reviews, acceptance testing, installation & commissioning.
  • Support manufacturing teams in understanding improvement opportunities and development of concepts
  • Maintain and provide continuous Improvement activities to the Loughborough site Plant, Operational Technology network and controls systems.
  • Provide technical support and fault finding for Operational Technology (OT) Network and PLC systems within Plant and Operations
  • Firewall maintenance
  • Testing, maintaining, and modifying existing systems.
  • Drive Continuous Improvement
  • Manage and execute specific assigned projects whilst balancing workload against priorities as required.
  • Support site operations SCADA Systems
  • Share knowledge with competent members of the team to aid 24/7 working


  • HNC or above qualification in electrical or control disciplines
  • Industry qualifications desired including: IEC 61131, Recognised Functional Safety (e.g. TUV)


  • Minimum expectation of 5 years relevant industry experience.
  • Working knowledge of relevant industry & regulatory standards including: IEC 61131, 62061 & 61508, GAMP 5, ISA-88, 21 CFR & Annex 11, ISO 13849.
  • Experience of project management & budget control desirable.

Skills / Knowledge:
Proven technical ability in design & programming of Rockwell Automation based control systems including PLC, Scada, Drives and motion control.
Vision systems experience preferable, (Cognex/ Keyence etc)

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