Senior SCADA Engineer

Job Title: Senior SCADA Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Telford
Salary: 60000
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: RTG-SPSE-0202-BE
Contact Name: Ben Evans
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 02, 2017 09:28

Job Description


  • To handle various industrial projects involving detailed design (hardware and software) with special responsibility for SCADA PLC, MIS and MES
  • You will be reporting directly to the Projects & Engineering Director

 Job Responsibilities

  • Total engineering and commercial responsibility for projects, from initial handover to completion and beyond
  • Provide a high quality service to customers, whilst delivering projects in line with the Company’s philosophy
  • Maintain the Company’s reputation as a leading edge systems integrator
  • Take complete ownership of the project at handover stage and maintain responsibility for all activities, including those delegated to other staff or sub-contractors
  • Detailed hardware and software design including product selection
  • Manage project expenditure, ensuring that budgets are maintained
  • Comply with all relevant standards and work to the Company’s ISO9001:2008 registered quality procedures
  • Carry out regular reviews of the project, ensure that delivery & milestones are met
  • Advise the Projects & Engineering Director of any items that may impact on the project programme to ensure they are never delivered late
  • Liaise closely with the Purchasing Department to ensure that all purchases are made ensuring that the time constraints of the project are maintained and such purchases are competitively priced
  • Generate quotations and specifications, and negotiate with the customer for additional cost items
  • Manage any customer change order requests, including additional cost items, to ensure that prices and budgets are correctly maintained
  • Organise CAD, manufacturing, test, despatch and commissioning activities during the course of the project
  • Visits to customer sites where required to ensure smooth flow of the project
  • On-site commissioning of completed project, if required
  • Support of Sales team in defining proposals involving SCADA
  • Support the engineering team on industrial IT issues
  • 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
  • Other duties as required

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • University Degree in Engineering Science or Computer Science
  • Previous experience in industrial drive and control systems
  • Excellent working knowledge of SCADA/HMI and PLC’s products
  • Ability to work either individually or as part of a team
  • Able to manage and document the information required for a successful project
  • Knowledge and experience of some of the following is a requirement:


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