Control Systems Engineer

Cim Logic Limited
£20-£38K Depending on experience
13 Apr 2017
12 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
About Cimlogic:

Cimlogic are a well-established, fast growing IT and Engineering Services Company based in West Yorkshire with many years' experience working with blue chip customers across the manufacturing industry. We work with many prestigious clients in the manufacturing sector in the UK and abroad and were Telegraph and Argus employers of the year 2014.

About the Job:
Cimlogic are seeking a controls systems engineer to work in the Service department, mainly on site at one of our customer bases in Slough. This is an ideal position for a control system engineer professional looking to grow and develop experience and skill set in the engineering industry.


· Sales:
o Participate in the demonstration and discussion of our solutions to clients/potential clients when needed
· Project:
o Delivery of sub-tasks as allocated by Technical Manager(s) (TM) and/or Project Manager (PM)
o Identification and mitigation of risks (time/cost/quality) within own and junior staff areas of work
o Identification, and support to PM/TM in management of scope changes. Also variations to current/defined project standards
o Work on defined Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) provided by Technical Manager(s)/Project Manager
o Support/contribute WBS to technical team members and suitability of resources, SQEP, assessments
o Participate in daily scrums & be ready to provide a concise & accurate status report and estimations to the Technical Manager

· Quality:
o Responsible for ensuring own work is to defined standards and reviewed accordingly
o Flagging to Project Manager where any aspect of project quality is at risk
o Participate in/Undertake code review with peers and seniors. Be ready to receive constructive feedback and make changes where required
· People:
o Technical mentor to junior team members - Help less experienced / junior team members get their job done
· Technology
o Stay up to date regarding Automation and SCADA trends
o Learn about MES/MOM domain and current trends
· Commercial
o Assist Technical Managers in the assessment of how long a technical task will take you

Skills, education and experience

· Degree level education
· Experience in Automation and SCADA domain, particularly: Rockwell Automation/Allen-Bradley and Siemens S7 PLCs, Cimplicity and FTView SCADAs
· Knowledge of ISA88 and an appreciation of ISA95.
· Understanding of PLCPLC, and PLC3rd Party communications as well as an understanding of the physical underlying technologies to a level where you are able to design solutions based on such interfaces both from a hardware and software perspective
· Understanding of common industry standard protocols allowing for Level 2Level 1 Communications and Level 2 Level 3 communications, taking into account the ISA88/95 approach
· Best practice for the design of software required for Level 2 systems
· Provide supporting artefacts to demonstrate a risk based approach to reliability and response times of Level2 system chosen and designed.
· Experience in delivery of Automation and SCADA solutions in different clients and types of industries
· Good problem solving skills (technical and client); experience of troubleshooting, fault finding and fixing in operational/production environments

Desirable experience

Knowledge in Programming domain: SQL Server, C#, ASP .Net, HTML/CSS, JavaScript

Personal Attributes:
Self-Motivated with a 'can-do' attitude
Excellent communication & organisational skills
Creative & pro-active
Enthusiastic & keen to drive company performance

28 days holiday (including bank holidays)
Flexitime Working
Private Healthcare Scheme
Pension Scheme
Career progression