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Control & Motions Senior Engineer

United Kingdom
Job Type
14 Sep 2021
Key Job Responsibilities

Provide technical product support to company European subsidiaries and customers.

Answering technical questions promptly and accurately in relation to Serial Interface Units, Sensors and ElectricActuators.

Reviewing requests for customised products from sales
Organising and providing Training courses and presentations for Subsidiaries

Setting-up and programming PLCs (SIEMENS, Beckhoff, Rockwell, OMRON, etc.) with SMC products.

Setting up and troubleshooting industrial protocol communications such as PROFINET, Ethernet/IP, EtherCAT, OPC UA and IO-Link.

Designing and Setting up IIoT and Cloud solutions

Setting-up Motion Controllers and Servo Drivers.

Key Goals

Become competent and familiar with company procedures, policies and systems.

Able to work independently with minimum supervision

Be able to support products and subsidiaries and meet with the usual team standards and KPIs

Successfully complete a number of Electronic design projects.

Performance Measures

By regular reviews with Group Leader or Section Manager

Compliance with usual KPIs

Key Relationships To Be Engaged In


Company sections and departments

Japanese Technical Centre engineers

Subsidiary engineers

The Challenges

Managing workload and priorities.

Compliance with policies and systems.

Technical expertise.

The Working Environment

Team support for technical and procedural mentoring.

Dynamic workload with changing priorities according to business needs.

Problem solving attitude.

Aspects Of The Role

Recognition, specialist in particular field of Engineering within the European Technical Centre

Self-fulfilment by solving and accomplishing successfully technical challenges.

Flexibility of professional development according to their interests and attitudes.

Following strictly procedures and systems to comply with company policies.

Communication difficulties with multi-cultural engineers
Workplace stability

Opportunities For Growth And Advancement

Company and team in expansion that open opportunities for promotion

Technical expertise requirement in constant development.


Knowledge of Japanese and/or European languages and cultures are beneficial for development in a multicultural work environment.

· Experience of planning and managing own projects. · Experience of providing technical leadership to engineers · Experience of writing technical reports and software documentation. · Ability to work as part of a multicultural team · Able to travel to European customers when required · Excellent spoken and written English · Must be a good "team player" and able to work in a "results by consensus culture".
5+ years of work experience in at least 3 of the following: · Industrial communication protocols (PROFINET, Ethernet/IP, EtherCAT, etc.) · Configuring and programming PLCs · Configuring and programming motor drives · Linear, Rotary and gripping electrical motion applications
· Electrical, Electronics, Software or Electromechanical Engineering degree 2:1 or better preferred. · Experience of working for a multinational company. · Experience of working with customers and suppliers.
European language skills.
Japanese language skills.
Technical training experience · Industry 4.0 and IIoT · Leadership skills
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  • Job Reference: 372758176-2
  • Date Posted: 14 September 2021
  • Recruiter: Osprey Engineering Solutions
    Osprey Engineering Solutions
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent