About S M Control Engineering Ltd

About Us

SM-Control was established in the 1970’s by a team of qualified Electrical Engineers and Designers.
Based in Walsall in the West Midlands UK,  at the very heart of the United Kingdom and within a few minutes travel to the M6, M5, M54 and M40/M42 Motorway network.


Managing Director – Surjit Bajwa Bsc (Elec. Eng)

With over 40 years’ experience in the Electrical Engineering Industry, Surjit has previously held positions at Rolls-Royce, British Telecom, as well as engineering roles in the British Nuclear Energy Industry.

Technical Director – Mark Burchill (HNC Electrical Eng)

Mark has served his time in the Industry, with almost 30 years’ experience, from “boy to man” Mark has previously worked for the likes of Rolls Royce and Airbus, he also has considerable experience in Control Panel design and manufacturing, writing software (HMI/SCADA/PLC) as well as designing and installing systems for several major water authorities throughout the UK.

With his technical and practical knowledge, Mark is a crucial member of the team at SM Control, he is responsible for Project Management, selection and procurement of all control panel hardware.

Electrical Systems Design Engineer – Stuart Marsh (OND/HNC Electrical Eng)

If there is an Electrical or Mechanical problem that needs to be overcome then Stuart is the man we call on, with his extensive knowledge of most things Electrical and Mechanical, he can solve just about most situations that arise.

Electrical Engineer – Bob Alcock (ONC Electrical Engineering)

Bob is responsible for technical design and ISO 9001 audits and compliance. Bob has been employed at the company for over 30 years, during which time he has accumulated a wealth of knowledge in the industry.

Mechanical Design Engineer – Dan Rotaru (Bsc Mechanical Design Eng)

Having recently joined the company, Dan has spent the last 20 years in design engineering based on 2D and 3D CAD software such as Inventor, AutoCAD and SolidWorks.

Control Systems Engineer – Malcolm Cope (HNC Eng)

Malcolm has some 30 years’ experience in SCADA systems/HMI systems PLC systems machine automation and Software logic programming, Malcolm also has extensive knowledge and experience in Electrical and Mechanical Installations to current IEE wiring regulations.

Control Systems Engineer – James Coley (BTEC Electrical Eng)

James has some 20 years’ experience in the design of Electrical Control Panels and producing PLC / HMI software for Siemens, Allen Bradley, Mitsubishi, and Omron PLCs.  James has a wealth of experience in the Control Systems relating to the Water Industry.