Control & System Engineer


Who we are

Working with Advanex Europe offers you the opportunity to join a dynamic, growing business where you can make a difference. Part of a global network spanning from North America to Japan, Advanex is a collaborative company which affords its employees opportunities to develop and flourish. We are an established manufacturing business specialising in precision engineering solutions, dedicated to being a leader in our field. We work across a diverse range of markets including the medical, automotive and aerospace sectors.

We pride ourselves on offering employees the potential to create change, supported by training and qualification opportunities. Your wellbeing is important to us and we support this through friendly colleagues, an excellent, safe work environment (we follow the 5S principles) and offer an employee assistance programme.

Being passionate about springs and metal pressings is not something we expect from everyone, but if you are passionate about putting your heart into making a difference, working with others to achieve outstanding results and acting with initiative to grow and learn, we would love to hear from you.


The opportunity

We are looking for a Control System Engineer to design and develop automated processes.

The Role
The responsibilities of this role will include but are not limited to:

  • Design control systems
  • Development and continuous improvement
  • Ensure all machine and automation controls meet current health and safety legislation requirements
  • To troubleshoot existing machine and automation control systems
  • To suggest and assist with improvement recommendations for the department or Company.


The person

For this role, it is essential that you have the following:

  • Technical qualification in electrical engineering or an engineering controls related discipline: HNC, HND, BEng
  • Experience in PLC programming and HMI development
  • Experience with servo control
  • Experience with OMRON and BECKHOFF systems
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Ability to follow instructions and processes.



  • Experience of networked systems
  • Experience in VBA programming
  • Experience of working with vision systems
  • Previous experience of working in a precision engineering/manufacturing environment.


What we can offer you

  • A competitive salary
  • A growing company
  • Opportunities to develop and learn
  • Excellent, safe work environment
  • Supportive, skilled colleagues



  • 25 holiday days plus bank holidays
  • Discretionary annual bonus (based on company performance)
  • Eye test vouchers
  • Pension scheme (5% employer contribution)
  • Death-in-service payment (4x salary)
  • Employee assistance programme (including free counselling, GP appointments, cost reimbursement for dental, optical, physio etc.)
  • On-site canteen


How to apply

To apply for this role, please send your CV and Cover Letter to Cathy Munro at We look forward to hearing from you.

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