Technical Lead - Controls

Location: Derby, England, United Kingdom
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + benefits
Job Type: Permanent
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Do you feel that your natural inventiveness and innovation is stifled in your current workplace?

Would you like to work in an environment where anything is possible, and every idea is listened to without bureaucracy?

Where you have the freedom to try out new ideas without restraint?

In this Technical Lead role you would get to develop your capabilities, whilst getting involved in exciting automated machinery projects, often incorporating robotics, sensors and vision systems. You will be supporting a small team on a technical level as well as taking ownership of your own projects.

You will be empowered to be able to handle the complete life cycle of a project from capturing customer requirements, through programming and integration to supporting commissioning.

You will be programming PLCs and HMIs and may have the opportunity to learn some robot programming also. The customer base for these systems is truly worldwide, so you will have the opportunity for varied international travel, with a possible frequency of a trip of 3-4 days each month.

You would be working for a company in Derby who has trebled their turnover in the past year, and has achievable plans for this level of growth to continue over the next few years. This will bring with it strong opportunities for personal and professional development.

This is part of an established business, who over several years have developed an innovative new machine which has revolutionised their sector.

The need to hire is driven by the high demand for their systems - current COVID circumstances have not slowed down their demand, and the business have great plans to continue to innovate as well as implementing strategic plans for growth, which you can be a key part of. This role has the flexibility to develop into a Technical Manager role at a very exciting stage within my clients growth strategy.

To be suitable for this role you MUST have experience writing PLC programs for automated machinery from scratch for a minimum of 5 years. Any experience with Mitsubishi would be beneficial.

This position can offer a salary up to £55,000 plus benefits. This is a great chance to work for a successful and expanding organisation who prize innovation and are producing challenging, complex machinery.

To find out more about Huxley Engineering, please visit

Huxley Engineering, a trading division of SThree Partnership LLP is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy | Registered office | 1st Floor, 75 King William Street, London, EC4N 7BE, United Kingdom | Partnership Number | OC387148 England and Wales

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