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Process Control Engineer

Job Description

Our client are now seeking a Project Engineer for our control systems' group and are keen to hear from engineers with the necessary depth of experience that will allow them to take projects from the proposal phase through to final implementation. Applicants must have the skills and confidence to understand customer requirements and convert them into a working solution ensuring that all aspects of the project are executed to a standard that meets or exceeds customer expectations.

Your will be working with a range of industries from blue chip clients such as AstraZeneca, Sanofi Aventis, Procter & Gamble and National Grid, to smaller companies with equally important project needs. All of them require state of the art solutions and first-class service.

You will be involved in all aspects of projects from the initial requirements' gathering, proposal production and the solution specification through to the design, development and installation of the solution. You will be required to visit client sites both to determine their needs and develop the solution, and to set the solution to work, thereby seeing the project through to final real-world implementation.

Required Skills

Knowledge or understanding of mainstream PLC / SCADA is required having a good knowledge of at least one PLC and one SCADA system with sufficient practical experience to be able to work with other types of systems as dictated by project requirements. We are currently looking for people with experience in some of the following :-

  • Siemens S7/300
  • Siemens S7/400
  • Siemens TIA Portal
  • Siemens WinCC
  • Allen Bradley Control Logix
  • Allen Bradley SLC
  • Rockwell Factory Talk View (all versions)

Excellent communication skills are essential for these roles, both orally and written English, on technical and non-technical issues. Applicants must be able to develop solutions to meet client's requirements and write the solution into winning proposals. They must also be capable of writing project documentation such as design specifications and test specifications and be able to review and comment on documents produced by junior engineers.

Other skills that would be useful include knowledge of DCS systems such as Siemens PCS7, Emerson DeltaV, ABB System 800xa, Allen Bradley ProcessLogix, Honeywell Plantscape / Experion. An understanding of instrumentation signals and the ability to fault find on I/O subsystems and I/O subsystems that use buses such as Profibus, ProfiNet, DeviceNet / ControlNet and EtherNet would be advantageous. Knowledge of the IEC61508, 21CFR11, IEC61131, EN54, S88 standards would be beneficial but training will be provided where appropriate.

If you believe you match the required skills for the role then please dont hesitate to apply today.