Lead Engineer (PLC Specialist)

  • Category
    Engineering - Systems
  • Location
    Telford, Shropshire
  • External Reference
    LS231Q
  • OrganizationType
    Engineering

Our client, an industry leading and rapidly expanding automation and control solutions specialist, are currently searching for a Lead Engineer (PLC Specialist) to join their team in Telford on a permanent basis

Summary of Role
Accountable for the delivery of engineering activities contributing to successful project delivery
You will be reporting to the Director of Engineering and Innovation

Role Note: Its likely that the successful candidate will have worked with Rockwell systems / controls previously

Job Responsibilities
*Ownership of the Functional Safety lifecycle
*Supervision and motivation of teams of engineers (including external resources) within a project setting, including the verification of deliverables in line with client expectations, legal requirements and industry standards
*Mentoring of graduate engineers, trainees and apprentices
*Collaboration with Project Managers to ensure quality delivery to budget and on time, including the identification and mitigation of project risks and technical change
*Participation in the Engineering Management Working Group, contributing to the development of internal standards and practices with a focus on continuous improvement and innovation.
*Electrical / controls concept design including Functional Design Specification, Safety Requirements Specification, Single Line Diagram, Network Topology, Device Layout, Cause & effect Matrix, Safety Block Diagram, etc
*Software Design, including Software Design Specification and production of Software /
*Configuration deliverables for e.g PLC / HMI / SCADA / Robot / Drives / BMS / etc
*Ownership of the Technical Construction File
*Factory Acceptance Testing, Commissioning and Site Acceptance Testing
*Other duties as required

Knowledge, Skills & Experience
*Experience in a similar role with team leading / management experience
*Excellent understanding of control system design and implementation principles across both hardware and software

For more information and immediate consideration please apply directly to this advert


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