Control Systems Engineer

DATS have a position available for a Control Systems Engineer (Software Engineer) to join our client on a contract or permanent basis. Our client is a £120M turnover company who have been growing significantly over the last 12 months.

Role: Control Systems Engineer (Software Engineer)
Position Type: Contract or Permanent
Hours: Full time
Salary: Market rate or £35,000 + benefits
Location: Cheshire
Industry: Manufacturing
Reference: HQ6084
Date Posted: 11/05/2017

What does the job involve?

  • Site surveys to evaluate system requirements and interfaces
  • Production of functional design specifications from clients requirements (URS, surveys etc)
  • Configuration of PLC, HMI and SCADA packages, iFAT, cFAT, SAT and site based commissioning
  • Senior engineers may be required to technically lead projects
  • Monitor/plan projects to ensure completed to time and budget (in conjunction with PM)
  • Report on progress to Manager, highlight concerns

Technical Responsibilities include:

  • Ensure Engineering and Design activities meets all national and international standards, clients requirements and ‘best’ engineering practice
  • PLC / SCADA / HMI configuration, testing and commissioning
  • Network/communication design, configuration and commissioning
  • Ensure adherence to quality systems
  • Introduce latest developments/practices where appropriate

What skills and experience do you need?

  • 3 years + relevant experience
  • Water industry experience highly desirable – other process industries such as pharmaceutical would be of interest also
  • Siemens PLC family experience highly desirable
  • Legacy PLC experience desirable
  • Profibus, Ethernet, communications experience highly desirable
  • Siemens WinCC SCADA experience adventurous

What are the pay and benefits?

Contract – Market Rate

Permanent – £35,000 + benefits.

If you feel this opportunity could be a fit for your skills and experience, please reply to this advert and one of our Consultants will contact you to discuss the role in more detail. Recruitment processes with our Clients usually move quickly and successful applicants will advance to interview stage promptly. Regrettably, only applicants who demonstrate the required experience outlined in the advert will be contacted.

If successful, candidates will need to prove eligibility and legal entitlement to work in the UK.