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Controls Engineer

Ref no. BHN559972
Location Warrington, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

Project Engineer
Controls and Automation
Permanent Position
£50,000 to £60,000

Key skills required for this role

SCADA PLC HMI Cyber Security Functional Safety FDS DDS


SCADA PLC HMI Cyber Security Functional Safety FDS DDS

Job description

Project Engineer
Controls and Automation
Permanent Position
£50,000 to £60,000

The Role:
A Senior Controls Systems Engineer is required to be a committed and enthusiastic member of the team, taking full responsibility for successful technical delivery of a complete project solution to the agreed scope in accordance with company procedures whilst meeting budgetary and time-scale targets.

Must be proactive and able to allocate tasks among team members and supervise, assist and monitor task progress and advise the project manager on progress, risks and issues.

The Senior Controls Engineer should work co-operatively with the Project Manager and engineering team to ensure smooth project progress in accordance with the agreed project lifecycle.

Experience & Qualifications:
A minimum 5 years' experience of developing integrated control system solutions.

The following experience is essential:
Detailed experience of the full project life cycle from system specification through design, development, testing and on-site commissioning is essential
Hands on experience of PLC and SCADA systems (Rockwell, Siemens, Schneider, AVEVA etc)
A good appreciation of Control panels, electrical installation and Instrumentation solutions.
A Degree or HND/HNC in Electrical / Electronic Engineering, Control Systems or relevant discipline
Chartered Engineer status or working towards professional registration

Main Responsibilities:
Responsible for the technical delivery of projects
Work closely with and support the Project Manager in all aspects of project technical delivery and scope management
Allocate tasks to the engineering team and monitor progress
Responsible for meeting the technical and quality requirements of projects
Ensure project adherence to company quality processes and procedures
Identify project opportunities and variations
Support the Project Manager in identifying and managing risks and issues
Identify and enable use of reusable modules by standardisation and modularization of systems where appropriate
Prototyping of new technologies
Training planning and support
Mentoring of Engineers
Support the Automation sales and proposals teams
Support department business development
Provide Health and Safety leadership by example

Main Functions:
The Senior Controls Engineer is normally expected to undertake the following:
Undertake outline design, upfront design studies and requirement definition for clients
Develop FDS
Develop DDS
Develop test specification & design testing methodology
Develop project modules. (Modules as identified in the design - PLC code modules, SCADA scripts, Mimics, comms drivers, etc.)
Develop site work documentation with team input as necessary (Risk assessment, method statement, site test documentation)
Develop O & M documentation
Undertake full integrated system testing, FAT, SAT and installation
Undertake observations, variation and reworks
Undertake packing and shipping of the system
Undertake site installation
Undertake site retesting
Provide warranty support as necessary

Experience of some or all of the following is desirable:
Cyber Security
Functional Safety
Fire & Gas Systems eg Detronics
Plant Historians
Industry 4.0
IOT and Edge Computing (NodeRed, MQTT etc)
IT/OT Convergence
Network design and configuration
Database implementation
Batch & Recipe Systems
Energy Efficiency and OEE
Industrial Protocol Knowledge (IEC 61850, DNP3, Modbus, OPC etc)
Bespoke code development

For more information please contact Kieran Duggan at Matchtech Recruitment on 01489 898162 or apply now to submit your CV

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