Actemium Automation Nottingham - Junior Controls Engineer

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Part of the VINCI Energies Group, Actemium provide engineering design, project management, installation and commissioning of electrical, mechanical and IT services in the United Kingdom since 1907.
In addition, we provide specialist maintenance operations, fully complemented with accredited safety tests and inspection services to optimise the operational efficiency and safety of our client's equipment and systems. Whilst part of a global network of 300 Business Units, Actemium UK comprises of 7 Business Units covering all of the UK & RoI.  

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Actemium Automation Nottingham - Junior Controls Engineer

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Description of the assignment


Role: Junior Controls Engineer

Location: Main office (Ilkeston)

Hours: Full-Time, 37.5hrs per week, Flexible Hours

Salary Range: £30,000 to £40,000 (depending on experience)


Actemium Automation Nottingham is seeking a talented Junior Controls Engineer to join our team!



About the role


As a Junior Controls Engineer at Actemium, you will be assisting senior engineers in designing, developing and implementing control systems for industrial automation projects around the East Midlands.


Main Responsibilities:


  • Collaborate with experienced engineers to develop control solutions for a variety of industrial applications.
  • Assist in the design, programming, and testing of PLC and SCADA systems.
  • Participate in project planning, execution, and commissioning activities.
  • Analyse system performance and propose improvements to enhance efficiency and reliability.
  • Provide technical support to clients and contribute to the successful delivery of projects.


The Person:


  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, Automation, or a related field.
  • Strong understanding of PLC programming (Rockwell) and SCADA systems.
  • Familiarity with industrial communication protocols (Profibus, Modbus, Ethernet/IP).
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Prior experience in the Food and Beverage sector is a plus.


Benefits Package


What we offer in return:


  • Base salary between £30,000 - £40,000 (experience dependent)
  • Holidays – 25 days plus bank holidays
  • Health Shield – Employee Assistance Scheme
  • Profit Share Scheme
  • Vinci Share Scheme (6 Month LOS qualifying period)
  • EV Car Purchase Scheme (1 Year LOS qualifying period)
  • Company Pension Scheme (Contributions matched up to 6%)
  • Hybrid working options following completion of probationary period.
  • Disability Benefit Scheme and Death in Service Insurance.

Why us?


Who are Actemium Automation Nottingham?


Actemium Automation Nottingham are one of the leading independent providers of industrial process and automation solutions within the UK.

Engineering areas include:

  • Conceptual Design and Consultancy
  • System Design & Manufacture
  • Software Engineering
  • Project Management 


We work with a variety of key customers in a number of industries helping them to manufacture products across the UK. 


The Vinci Group


Actemium Automation Nottingham are Part of the VINCI Energies UK and ROI operating within Actemium Automation.  Actemium have been providing high quality engineering solutions and services in the UK since 1907. 

Vinci’s de-centralised business model allows us to provide our customers with the resources, vitality, and strength of a large global company, while still delivering local personalised service. Along with the other business units in the Actemium Automation family, we employ over 250 people at 14 locations across the UK.

Vinci are a world leader in engineering and construction with 220,000 employees operating out of 3,000 offices in 120 countries across the globe.

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Europe, United Kingdom

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