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Controls Engineer - Glasgow

Ref: 330 Date Posted: Monday 03 Dec 2018
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Controls Engineer to join our Design Engineering Group. Specialising in electronics and embedded software you will be responsible for developing the control systems for our award-winning gas generation systems.
Peak Scientific is a global leader in the manufacture of nitrogen and hydrogen gas generators mainly for the analytical laboratory market.
THE ROLE: Working with or leading cross functional teams, you will play a key role in driving the design and development of new products from conception to manufacture. Identification and evaluation of new materials, methods, suppliers and processes will be key in improving quality, functionality, performance, and reliability through innovative design.
Other key features of the role include:
  • Developing new products and technologies suitable for market acceptance, their manufacture and servicing in the field.
  • Revision or modification of existing products to improve reliability
  • PLC Programming
  • C++ programming
  • PCB layout for manufacturing
  • Prototyping and validation testing
  • Product compliance
THE CANDIDATE: Possessing a relevant degree in an Electrical or Electronic Engineering discipline, you will have a proven track record in an electrical or controls engineering role.  Along with your fundamental grasp of manufacturing processes and proven problem-solving skills, you’ll ideally bring experience of:
  • Design of Electrical and Electronic Schematics
  • Altium Designer package
  • Prototyping and test design
  • Data analysis
  • LVD and EMC directives
THE COMPANY: Peak Scientific is a global market leader in the design, manufacture and servicing of instrument gas generators for analytical laboratories. With over a decade of sustained high growth and an international footprint of 450 staff across 20 countries, Peak is one of Scotland’s fastest growing manufacturing businesses; a status recognised recently with the accolade of being one of only two companies in the UK to be awarded two Queens Awards for Enterprise in 2016, one of which was for our service offering. Over the last five years the company has enjoyed impressive annual growth between 25 and 30%, overall and 60% growth across the service division, selling 90% of our gas generator products overseas to over 126 countries. Individuals who fit our culture and values will have a high degree of professionalism but appreciate out non-corporate feel in a fun atmosphere.
There is a competitive remuneration package and the opportunity to develop within a rapidly expanding technology manufacturing business, in a very energised and challenging environment. If you can see yourself in our global business, please click the
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