Controls/Commissioning Engineer

Recruiter
Sewtec
Location
Leeds
Posted
14 Sep 2018
Closes
15 Oct 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Controls/Commissioning Engineer
We are looking for an exceptional Controls/Commissioning Engineer to join our controls team. The successful candidate will play a key role in projects covering the commissioning of automation solutions.
PURPOSE OF THE ROLE
• Provide a high level of skill in interpreting the customer’s and regulatory requirements to ensure software designs are perfectly aligned.
• Carry out panel/control system design as instructed by the Electrical Engineer to meet business and customers specified requirements
• Being constantly commercially aware to maximise value to our customers and maintain a loyal customer base.
• Ensure the relevant software design documents are issued in line with the schedule enabling agreed deliveries to be met.
• Ensure that design quality is maintained throughout the project by verifying in collaboration with the Electrical Engineer and Design team that the output meets the company’s standard operating procedures.
• Communicate accurate project status to the Electrical Engineer, internal and external customers and suppliers to ensure they can pro-actively plan.
• Compile information and report to Electrical Engineer on the project performance relative to the departments objectives.
• Perform the role of technical support in collaboration with the Electrical Engineer during internal and external design review meetings to ensure key design approvals are achieved in line with project schedules.
• Plan resource requirements with the Electrical Engineer to develop the project milestones.
• Support the machine commissioning activities in collaboration with the commissioning team to a successful FAT & SAT. Work with all Sewtec colleagues to ensure compliance with ISO14001, ISO9001 and OHSAS18001 and support a culture of Innovation and Continuous Improvement by complying with appropriate Standard Operating Procedures.
• Work with all Sewtec colleagues to ensure that our internal customer ethos is delivered and maintained through everything we do including right first time, on time and in full.
• Always demonstrate respect, integrity, trust and excellence in interactions with all colleagues, customers and suppliers.
• Project manage and oversee specific projects ensuring timescales and budget requirements are met by the engineers.
• Utilise third party/supplier software to calculate specific requirements
• Works to the company’s Technical Library of External Standards and Internal Instruction Manuals
• Liaise with design engineers to design a control system that meets customer requirements
• Ensure data is inputted into the Company’s Database
• Understand the CE marking process and the steps involved to achieve a machines CE mark
• Perform site surveys, often involving travel abroad
• Conduct risk assessment on Machinery
• Provide expert input to ensure that the most economical / advantageous design strategy is adopted through collaboration
• Liaise and work in partnership with the Client and Client technical team during the course of the project
• Undertake additional responsibilities and tasks as required
• Support business development activity
• Design Electrical controls panels systems from customer specifications in accordance to BS EN 60204/ BS EN ISO 13849
• Inspect Control panels manufactured internally and externally to BS EN 60204
• Oversee specific projects as instructed by the Electrical Engineer
KEY SKILLS
• Possess a good understanding of engineering principles in Control System design
• Competent (and confident) in all technical aspects of Control System design and development of special purpose machinery (ideally gained within a similar environment)
• Experience in delivering solutions to technical problems
• Experience in Control System design/design analysis
• Experience of undertaking technical calculations
• Experience of working within a multi–skilled environment (i.e. knowledge of electrical and pneumatic components)
• Experienced in managing projects including working to tight timescales throughout the project life cycle
• Ability to provide quality information within deadlines
• Proactive interaction and empathy with other functions and projects
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills, confident and capable in client facing role
• Team-player and ability to work on own initiative
• Strong PC skills
• Attention to detail
• Ability to interpret numerical data
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Willingness to travel
• Experience in the software design of industrial automation in a manufacturing environment
• Experience of working in an innovative environment and providing innovative solutions.
• Experience in evaluating technical requirements and providing viable solutions.
• Experience in identifying and reporting long and short term project resource requirements.
• The generation and verification of software design documents
• Interpretation of customer requirements and presentation of design solutions at internal design reviews
• Commercially aware of the effective use of resources, scope change and implications of choice.
• Applying technical due diligence, being risk aware, performing FMEA and using design studies and POP work to mitigate risk.
• Knowledge of British and international standards relative to the design and installation of industrial automation systems.
• Experience of conducting assessments and generating technical documents to support the compliance to the Machinery Directive and other British and international standards.
• Experience in the validation procedures and application of GAMP
• Integration of robotics into automation solutions
• Integration of vision systems into industrial automation
• Integration of servo drives into industrial automation
QUALIFICATIONS
• Apprentice trained in electrical or mechatronic engineering discipline and post apprenticeship software design experience
EMPLOYEE BENEFITS.
We offer a competitive salary, pension scheme and flexible working hours to help you balance your work/life demands. Skills development through training and mentoring are actively encouraged as an integral aspect of every employee’s Continuous Professional Development.
Our employees’ efforts are recognised and valued throughout their careers, and this is also reflected in the benefits we offer. In addition, we hold regular social events throughout the year, which provide an ideal opportunity to mix with your colleagues. These range from our summer event and Christmas party, to more energetic sporting activities and charitable functions.
* Annual leave
* Flexible working
* Salary sacrifice schemes (Cycle to Work)
* Employee Referral Scheme
* Employee Forum
* Childcare Vouchers
* Pension scheme

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