Principal Engineer

Job Title: Principal Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Telford, Shropshire
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000 per annum
Reference: J900208_1556706788
Contact Name: Ben Evans
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 01, 2019 11:33

Job Description

Principal Engineer

Russell Taylor are currently seeking a Principal Engineer with an Industrial IT background to work for a System Integrator in Telford. The role involves SCADA, HMI, MIS, MES and Network Solutions. The company have full design, manufacturing and test facilities, and operate in several industries including the metals, material handling, automotive, marine and energy sector.

Job Responsibilities:

* To implement Industrial IT solutions across a range of industries and applications
* To ensure that SCADA design is efficiently and effectively applied to all projects allocated
* Ensure adherence to all appropriate industry standards and regulations and in accordance with customer specifications
* Provide a high quality service to customers, whilst delivering Industrial IT solutions and SCADA/HMI projects in line with the Company's philosophy
* Maintain the Company's reputation as a leading edge systems integrator
* To handle various industrial projects involving detail design (hardware and software) with special responsibility for SCADA, HMI and MES
* Develop, test and maintain SCADA / HMI systems
* Network design and commissioning
* Industrial IT security
* Assembly, installation and configuration of industrial computers
* Visits to customer sites where required to ensure smooth flow of the project
* On-site commissioning of completed project, if required
* To ensure that all design deliverables meet company standards and to work alongside Project Engineers assigned to the projects
* Comply with all relevant standards and work to the Company's ISO9001:2015 registered quality procedures
* To comply with all Company procedures as defined in various documents including the Quality Manual, Staff Manual and Health & Safety Manual
* Be pro-active in supporting other company activities such as supporting fellow engineers, training, and assisting with sales and site support
* To maintain good relationships with customers, suppliers and company staff
* Support and develop the company in-house ERP system
* Other duties as required

Technical Areas:

Security Devices

Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Intrusion Detection System (IDS)
Unidirectional Gateways (Data Diodes)

Network Devices

Access Points

Servers & Client

Fault Tolerant Servers
High Availability Servers
Thick Clients
Thin Clients
Industrial PCs

Backup Devices

Network Attached Storage
Backup Appliances



Manufacturing Information System (MIS)


Manufacturing Execution System (MES)

Resource scheduling
Product Quality
Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)
Order execution and dispatch
Materials track and trace

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

* HND, Foundation degree or degree in Software engineering or Computer Science
* Working knowledge of networking
* Ability to work either individually or as part of a team
* Able to manage and document the information required for a successful project
* Knowledge of SCADA/HMI software and products
* Previous Experience in industrial control systems
* Cisco Systems knowledge
* Cloud engineering knowledge
* Experience with virtualization software
* Knowledge and experience of some of the following is a requirement:

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