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Control Systems Engineer

Vacancy Title: Control Systems Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Glasgow
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2024-06-30
REF: J91979184
Contact Name: Jack Elliott
Contact Email:
Vacancy Published: about 1 month ago

Vacancy Description

Senior Control Systems Engineer

Location Glasgow (Hybrid)

Are you a control and automation engineer who wants to work for a market leading system integrator?

Do you want to progress your career and work with the latest software?

Our client develops and integrates digital transformation solutions for Energy, Nuclear and Industrial manufacturing sectors. They advance safe, secure and sustainable operations through the innovative use of technology. Through digital technology, industrial automation and increased safety and security, our client helps their clients achieve tangible business value from innovative, intelligent solutions. The client's solutions enable connectivity, collaboration and real-time data intelligence.

The role itself:

-Working in a team to design, build, test and implement industrial control systems (both hardware and software), utilising Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC's), Human Machine Interfaces (HMIs), Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) software packages and Industrial Network solutions.
-Configuration of PC software packages to provide user interface and data processing functions.
-Integration of software packages using standard protocols and custom developed software/scripts.
-Working across our client's offices and on their client sites throughout the UK if required.

Role Summary and Responsibilities:

-Design, development, programming and testing of mission critical innovative solutions under the guidance of more experienced Engineers.
-Work as a key team member resolving hardware and software challenges for assigned solution areas
-Design and configuration of cyber-secure infrastructure and communications between solution components using industry standard protocols
-Develop a thorough understanding of the client's operational procedures and ensure compliance with both internal and external standards
-Assembly supervision and electrical testing of solution hardware (including functional safety systems) under the guidance of experienced Engineers
-Installation and commissioning of solutions on customer sites
-Provide support and mentoring for more junior engineers

Experience and Knowledge required:

-Five or more years experience of control system project delivery, demonstrable experience of design, implementation, test and commissioning roles within a project team
-Basic understanding of electrical system drawings, including GA's, Wiring Schematics and Termination Diagrams.
-Good fundamental electrical knowledge and ability to understand/interpret system drawings
-Sound grasp of general IT/OT Technologies and development methodologies
-Awareness/understanding of Quality Management System procedures
-Knowledge of Windows Operating System configuration and lockdown.
-Knowledge of network switch and firewall configuration and network management packages
-Electrical & Electronic or Electrical or Software Engineering degree (min 2:1) or similar qualification
-Undertaken a structured project delivery lifecycle
-Experience with software development and configuration tools, methods and processes
-Experience with Siemens range of PLCs/HMIs / DCS / Drives

Skills and Abilities:

-Proficient in generation of formal technical documentation for the full life cycle of projects
-Proficient in Microsoft Office products
-Ability to estimating time and costs for common tasks
-Eligible for security clearance checks for access to client sites.
-Excellent ability to capture information, analyse it, and articulate an appropriate solution.
-Excellent verbal, written and interactive communication skills
-Able to operate self-sufficiently on customer's premises, including production locations.
-Can demonstrate the appropriate level of commercial awareness and diligence

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