Systems Design Engineer

Recruiter
Melbreck Technical Recruitment
Location
Milton Keynes
Posted
11 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Melbreck Technical are working with a leading designer and manufacturer of special purpose equipment based in Milton Keynes.

Due to continued growth within their applications team they are looking for additional controls support in the form of a Systems Design Engineer.

As a Systems Design Engineer it will be your responsibility to specify, develop and support the design of control systems for the entire equipment range.
Main Tasks:

Specify the design of control systems based on machine level specifications and stakeholders’ requirements;
Manage the requirements of all stakeholders to ensure a cost effective, reliable and safe design;
Develop control systems from initial concepts through to fully implemented, tested and proven production solutions (either from the ground up or from an existing design);
Support the design of control systems from initial prototype through to series production;
Generate Bills of Materials (BOMs);
Interface with other areas of the Engineering function to ensure the efficient integration of the control system into the wider product;
Liaise with Purchasing and suppliers in order to specify components;
Liaise with Production to ensure design feasibility;
Manage project work and be able to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by your changing role and the organisations overall business objectives.

Qualifications and expereince required:

In addition to a strong engineering background, the ideal candidate will have:
A Degree in a field relevant to electronics and control (candidates without a degree will be considered if they can demonstrate extensive and relevant industry experience);
At least 3 years’ experience in a relevant role;
Experience in control system development for complex electro-mechanical systems;
Knowledge of PLC logic and programming (knowledge of programming using CoDeSys would be advantageous but not essential, especially using FBD ‘Functional Block Diagram’ and ST ‘Structured Text’ languages);
Strong problem solving ability;
Excellent communication skills.

In addition to the above, the following is preferable but not essential:
Experience in electrical design (CAD) packages;
Experience in printed circuit board design;
An understanding of hydraulic systems;
An appreciation of Engineering standards e.g. BS EN ISO 13849 or BS EN 62061.

If you are interested in this role then please get in contact ASAP and quote the reference number #2103

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