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PLC Software Engineer

Ref no. BHN562121
Location Derby, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

PLC Software Engineer
Chesterfield or Reading
Systems Integration - Cross Sectors
Permanent Position
£45000 to £55000

Key skills required for this role

DCS PLC SCADA Software Design


DCS PLC HMI SCADA Software Design

Job description

PLC Software Engineer
Chesterfield or Reading
Systems Integration - Cross Sectors
Permanent Position
£45000 to £55000

We are actively recruiting for a PLC Software Engineer to joining our growing Design and Development team. You will be taking responsibility for successfully delivering project solutions to the agreed scope in accordance with company procedures. Whilst also meeting budgetary and time-scale targets, they must be pro-active and strive for high quality as standard.

The PLC Software Engineer shall adopt a right first time philosophy and raise any risks or issues to the Senior Engineer or Manager.

Responsible for the delivery of agreed modules within a project (PLC, SCADA, Testing, Networking, Documentation, Hardware design etc)
Work as directed by the Senior/Lead Engineer and Project Manager
Responsible for meeting the technical and quality requirements of project
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
Provide Health and Safety leadership by example
Develop project modules. (Modules as identified in the design - PLC code modules, SCADA, scripts, Mimics, comms drivers, etc.)
Report on progress of all assigned activities to Senior/Lead Engineer or Project Manager
Identify any deviations from agreed functionality or scope and notify Senior/Lead Engineer or Project Manager
Peer review documents created by the project team or other teams as required
Undertake site surveys as required
Support outline design, upfront design studies and requirement definition for clients
Develop FDS and DDS
Develop test specification & design testing methodology
Development of site work documentation (Risk assessment, method statement, site test documentation)
Develop O & M documentation
Undertake full integrated system testing, CFAT, SAT and installation
Undertake observations, variation and reworks as well as packing and shipping of the system
Undertake site installation and retesting
Provide warranty support as necessary

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
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
Incorporated Engineer or working towards professional registration
Experience of some or all of the following is desirable:
Plant Historians
Industry 4.0
IOT and Edge Computing (NodeRed, MQTT etc)
IT/OT Convergence
Network design and configuration
Cyber Security
Functional Safety
Database implementation
Batch & Recipe Systems
Energy Efficiency and OEE
Industrial Protocol Knowledge (IEC 61850, DNP3, Modbus, OPC etc)
Bespoke code development
TIA Portal PLC programming
WinCC Classic programming

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

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