Drives & PLC Project Engineer

Connectment Limited
10 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

My Client is a market leading systems integrator, with an extensive record of completing automation projects for internationally recognisable companies. They are currently enjoying a period of sustained growth and are looking for a number of engineers to expand their team. For this position they require an engineer with extensive electrical drive experience to join their team.

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 & other milestones met
  • 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 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 essential, Siemens, ABB, Rockwell, SSD or Control Techniques Variable Speed Drives. Siemens s7 or Rockwell ControlLogix PLCs.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a company at the forefront of the market, with further plans for expansion in the near future.

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