Control Systems Engineer

1st Reactive Recruitment
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
My client are currently expanding, and have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Control Systems Engineer to work from their newly opened Stockport office. In a growing SME with serious ambitions, the right individual could advance from this role to a senior level. Flexible working will be both offered and required.
They offer services to users of a wide range of technologies, so a strong background in industrial automation is required, as well as an appetite for gaining knowledge and new skills.This role will have responsibility for delivering small projects and supporting existing installations, reporting directly to the Operations Director. You will need experience of the full system life cycle; from conceptual studies, through detailed design, to on-site commissioning and support.
Responsibilities:Specify, configure and test programmable industrial control and information systems.Prepare design specifications, network architectures and test procedures.Undertake assessments of client systems and procedures against best practice.Support existing installations and advise on expansions.Work effectively with other team members.To be successful, applicants must be able to demonstrate a passion for developing effective, maintainable solutions based on ‘open’ technologies. Understand the principles of: databases, networks, virtual machines, PLC, SCADA and distributed control systems.Preferably candidates will have, or be working towards, professional registration with a recognised institution.
Profile:Bachelor’s degree/equivalent or higher, in an appropriate subject.Proven experience designing process control and/or safety systems.Keen interest and aptitude for software and application development.Proficient in common desktop computer packages and operating systems.Excellent organisational and communication skills.Comfortable interfacing with client personnel at all levels.Show enthusiasm and the ability to learn quickly.
An excellent salary package is available for the right candidate.
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