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Xylem Controls Engineer in Cirencester, United Kingdom

Xylem |ˈzīləm|

1) The tissue in plants that brings water upward from the roots;

2) a leading global water technology company.

Xylem, a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, is the leading global provider of efficient, innovative and sustainable water technologies improving the way water is used, managed, conserved and re-used. Our international team is unified in a common purpose: creating advanced technology and other trusted solutions to solve the world’s water challenges. We are committed to creating an organization of inclusion and diversity, where everyone feels involved, respected, valued and connected, and where everyone is free to bring their authentic selves and ideas.

If you are excited and passionate about helping us #letssolvewater, we want to hear from you! For more information, please visit us at

We Offer You More Than Just “A Job”

  • Professional Development – To advance the capabilities of our people, we offer a wide variety of experiences to support our employees’ professional growth and continuous learning.

  • Total Rewards – We offer comprehensive programs for compensation, benefits, recognition, learning and development, work-life integration and corporate citizenship.

  • Watermark – Watermark is our corporate social responsibility program working to provide education and access to safe water to ensure healthy lives, gender equality, and resilient communities. Employees have the opportunity to learn and volunteer on various water-related projects.

  • Employee Networks – Our Employee Networks provide a professional, supportive network for employees from diverse backgrounds, including Women’s, LGBT+ and Allies, Veteran’s, People of Color and Allies, Emerging Leaders, and Working Parents Networks.

What will you do?

In the Controls Engineer role you will design and integrate controls within wide range of industry leading portable pump packages. This is a technical role that requires a practical understanding of:

  • Low voltage electronics

  • International regulations on low voltage electronics

  • Machine to machine communications

What are your essential duties/principal responsibilities?

As a Controls Engineer, you work alongside a highly skilled and multi-disciplined engineering team to integrate new diesel engines into our product portfolio. You take the lead on integrating our customer HMIs with various engine management systems and pump process sensors. Furthermore you will be working with internal and external specialists and in addition continuously develop our customer HMIs to meet our customer requirements and market regulations. Additional responsibilities are:

  • Develop new products and applications as they fit within Xylem s strategic growth initiatives.

  • Working with engineering and its suppliers; select appropriate monitoring and controls equipment for our engineered to order pump packages.

  • Plan, schedule, quote and monitor projects to ensure proper timing and quality.

  • Working with engineering and suppliers; take the lead to ensure our products meet the appropriate electrical standards.

  • Create wiring diagrams.

  • Provide technical support to our regional engineers working to meet custom and complex control requirements of our customers.

  • Provide technical support to our regional engineers commissioning and troubleshooting product in the field.

  • Educate and train sales force in the implementation, operation and maintenance of controls technology.

What do we ask from you for this position?

  • Higher education in Engineering (Electrical, Chemical or Mechanical)

  • Ability to comprehend and produce electrical wiring diagrams

  • Practical understanding of low voltage electrical design

  • Practical understanding of machine to machine communications

  • Practical understanding of electrical standards

  • Ability to program and set parameters for VFDs and PLC software.

  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing

  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects, prioritize, meet deadlines and work independently with initiative in a fast paced environment

  • Ability to collaborate and build effective relationships at all levels of the organization

  • Proficiency with CAD & Microsoft Office

We have some additional preferred qualifications:

  • 2 years or more experience in a related field (preferable; water industry and/or automotive industry)

  • Experience with commissioning and troubleshooting low voltage instrumentation.

  • General knowledge of diesel engines and emissions regulations.

Some additional information for you:

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Able to visit customer sites (often outdoors and on rough terrain) and perform basic maintenance and operational tasks on low voltage electrical systems.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Standard office equipment; work usually performed in an office setting

  • Standard electrical equipment/tools; work often performed in a manufacturing setting

  • Work on customer sites, occasionally outdoors and on rough ground

Standard weekly job hours: 37

Travel requirement: A bility to travel frequently

Excited for this opportunity? Let’s solve water, together and apply now!