Controls Engineer

AIA Worldwide
06 Apr 2018
16 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
As part of a recent Siemens acquisition, we are recruiting a Controls Engineer within our Service Engineering function. Reporting to the Chief Controls Service Engineer, the successful candidate will work within a diverse team of engineers in our aero-derivative gas turbine services organisation based at our office in Warwick.

Over the past few years,our aero-derivative turbine businesshas successfully grown to be a £1 billion per annum global business by focusing on the supply and support of aero-derivative gas turbine packages and equipment to the global oil & gas and power generation markets. The business has supplied over 4,000 gas turbines to customers in over 80 countries accumulating over 200 million hours of operating experience. It is our vision to be the customers' first choice for distributed power generation and compression systems solutions.

What are my main responsibilities?

- Develop Industrial Control System software solutions and updates for retrofit to specific projects, identifying scope, managing external resources to time and budget, developing and executing Verification and Validation strategy. Document site installation, additional modifications and testing procedures in order to efficiently communicate with field service and customer representatives during the software commissioning phase.
- Own and run problem investigations and fleet reliability improvement programmes; gathering and analysing fleet data to identify common or reoccurring issues, make use of recognised and appropriate Root Cause Analysis techniques, documenting and report findings appropriately, prepare and present potential solutions and improvement opportunities to the business, working to challenging time scales.
- Support Modification & Upgrade projects with regards to requirements capture, solution development and project execution, and this may involve occasional travel to customer project sites.
- Provide input into the creation and update of Technical Documentation such as Troubleshooting Guides or Service Bulletins.
- Work with our regional based Technical Support teams and Operational Service Desk in supporting customers with urgent operational issues which require specialist Electrical, Instrumentation, Control System or Product knowledge
- Travel overseas and offshore may be required on occasion in support of main responsibilities

What do I need to qualify for this job?

- A degree or equivalent professionally accredited or recognised in an engineering discipline preferably relating to the fields of Controls, Electrical, Electronics, Instrumentation, and Software.
- Working experience with industrial controls systems applications and industrial IT networks, specific experience with Allen Bradley RS Logix5000, Siemens S7, Intouch Wonderware, WinCC would be advantageous or having worked with similar products used for the control and protection of industrial gas turbine technology or general process plant operations.
- Ability to troubleshoot and effectively communicate findings, with an appreciation of cultural differences that comes with a global customer base.
- Working knowledge of change/configuration management tools and processes, as well as experience with other IT related tools and software for business analytics and project management.
- Use of simulation and system modelling tools (e.g. MATLAB/Simulink or similar) and programming languages (e.g. Python, C/C++, Visual Basic, etc.) would be advantageous.
- Experience of working with industrial aero-derivative gas turbine technology or similar industrial products for Oil & Gas or Energy industry would be advantageous, but experience from other industries with transferrable skills could also be considered.
- Practitioner of a Systems Engineering approach to product improvement is highly desirable.
- Strong communication and reporting skills in English is essential, and any other languages would be advantageous.

Siemens has been at the forefront of engineering innovation for over 160 years. ItsGas Turbine businessesare world renowned for the research, development, manufacture and lifetime support of industrial gas turbines to the global oil and gas and power generation industries. Our expertise is constantly evolving and our business keeps growing. As part of this, we rely on the innovation and creative thinking from our employees.

This role forms part of thePower Services divisionand is the world's leading supplier of products, services and solutions for power generation. Its extensive portfolio comprises of highly efficient technologies for thermal power plants, renewables, power transmission and for the extraction, processing and transport of oil and gas.

Siemens, the leading global engineering and technology services company, has been active in the United Kingdom for over 170 years.

We provide innovative solutions to help tackle the UKs major challenges, across key sectors of energy, industry, infrastructure and cities and healthcare. Siemens has a significant presence throughout the UK, with 12 manufacturing sites and more than 25 major offices.

Siemens offers a comprehensive reward package which includes a competitive basic salary, bonus scheme, generous holiday allowance and pension.

How do I apply?

We are looking forward to receiving your online application. Please ensure you complete all areas, of the application form, to the best of your ability as we will use this data to review your suitability for the role.

Siemens is dedicated to quality, equality, and valuing diversity, and we welcome applications that reflect the diversity of the communities within which we work.

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