Senior Project Engineer (PLC / Drives)

Job Title: Senior Project Engineer (PLC / Drives)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Telford, Shropshire
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Reference: J900204_1556702574
Contact Name: Ben Evans
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 01, 2019 10:22

Job Description

Senior Project Engineer (PLC/Drives)

Russell Taylor are currently seeking a Senior Project Engineer who has experience working with PLC's and Drives to work for a System Integrator in Telford. 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:

* 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 ISO9001:2015 registered quality procedures
* Carry out regular reviews of the project, ensure that delivery & other milestones met
* Advise the Engineering Director of any items that may impact on the project programme to ensure that the company maintains its policy of never delivering 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
* 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

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

* Qualified to degree level (or similar) in Electrical/Electronic Engineering
* Previous experience in industrial drive and control systems
* Good working knowledge of variable speed drives, PLCs and SCADA/HMI 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:

Product Types:

Variable Speed Drives:
AC, DC and Servo
Control Techniques

Siemens WinCC
Rockwell RSView

Siemens S7
Rockwell ControlLogix


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