Senior Controls Engineer

Senior Controls Engineer    Reference:   TPS078
SALARY £60,000 +   LOCATION UK, Reading
JOB TYPE Staff   DATE POSTED 14/02/2019
INDUSTRY Materials handling      
         
DESCRIPTION        
Client: leading provider of sophisticated automated material handling solutions for  retailers, manufacturers and logistics providers globally.

Responsibilities: Design, develop and integrate complex software functions within client’s established Automation department. You will be an active and integral member of a team to achieve the completion of set tasks. You will also generate innovative solutions in work situations to deal with problems and opportunities.

  • Testing, verification, and validation of PLC Software
  • Test and Certification of PLC Software
  • PLC Software architecture and coding
  • PLC Software development
  • Act as technical interface with customers, establishing professional relationships to ensure that the project requirements are fully defined and agreed.
  • Ensure that required prerequisites (e.g. design inputs, tools, documentation, deliverables, schedule, and budget) are in place prior to commencing work.
  • Shares technical knowledge with project team, supervisor, own discipline and other engineering disciplines.
  • Attend all project related turnover meetings and functional design reviews.
  • Design efforts in line with program requirements and standards.
  • Ensures proper test plans (Internal, In-House, Site, Commissioning, and Acceptance) are crafted.
  • Review and consult on open issues; assists with any customer customer concern.

Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, or Similar qualification HNC, or HND.
  • Understanding various software development lifecycle.
  • Experience with Siemens, Rockwell PLC platforms.
  • Experience of working in the Automation industry.
  • Demonstrate the ability to develop efficient and high quality software.
  • You will have understanding of the software development lifecycle.
  • Effective communicator with the ability to convey subtle or complex messages clearly, as appropriate for the topic and audience.
  • Quickly analyse, incorporate and apply new information and concepts.
  • Experience in supervising, or working in a team of engineers
  • Materials handling sector experience

 

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Systems Engineer PLC / SCADA

Systems Engineer PLC / SCADA   Reference: TPS075  
SALARY £40,000   LOCATION Maidstone
JOB TYPE Permanent   DATE POSTED 04/02/2019
INDUSTRY Water Treatment / Distribution      
         
DESCRIPTION        
Client; Supplier of Control Integration Services with 5 core focus area’s; Controls System Integration, Cyber Security for ICS, IOT, Functional Safety & 24/7 support.

End client; Water treatment/distribution, Food & Beverage and Manufacturing.

Positions PLC / SCADA Engineer

Responsibilities

  • Full lifecycle of delivering projects, from inception to completion.
  • Interface with customers and suppliers.
  • Produce design documents.
  • Compile PLC, HMI and SCADA software.
  • Write the test documents.
  • Perform testing with customers.
  • On-site commissioning.
  • Compile training manuals and run a customer training session

Requirements

  • Intermediate level of experience with SCADA platforms and HMIs (primarily Rockwell and Wonderware, others are also welcome) with an appetite to learn new technologies.
  • Intermediate level of experience with PLC platforms (primarily Rockwell, others are also welcome), with an appetite to learn new technologies.
  • Would be great but not essential to have a good understanding of setting up, commissioning, and fault finding of industrial networks (DeviceNet, Profibus, Ethernet)
  • 2+ years’ experience of writing software, and working with customers.
  • Must be eligible to work in the UK.
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PLC ATE Support Engineer

ATE / PLC Support Engineer   Reference: TPS074  
SALARY €35,000 – €50,000   LOCATION UK, Portsmouth
JOB TYPE Permanent   DATE POSTED 12/07/2017
INDUSTRY Manufacturing      
         
DESCRIPTION        
Client; Engineering company focussed in Process Automation Solutions supporting manufacturing companies globally.

End client; Gas detection sensor manufacturing plant

Site responsibilities

  • To liaise with internal customers or external partners/vendors customers and provide technical expertise in the development of new production test equipment
  • Provide technical test equipment support to Engineers and production, whilst operating a continuous improvement philosophy to increase OEE year on year. through Root Cause Analysis and cause elimination
  • To ensure that all new or modified processes, equipment, and materials are introduced and used in accordance with UK Health and Safety regulations and Company Procedures.
  • Ensuring timely completion of HSE actions assigned to yourself
  • To identify and implement reliability and capability improvements to ATE’s across the site
  • Ensuring timely completion of Kaizen ideas
  • Generate machine specification/ procurement documents, Maintaining HSE/HOS standards in the Test technician area
  • Creating / Modifying Labview programmes for test systems, which utilise National Instruments data acquisition hardware.
  • Working with SQL databases to retrieve/maintain data

Requirement

  • A broad range of qualifications or experience may be acceptable, however, it is envisaged that a minimum of ONC in Electronic Engineering or equivalent Engineering discipline, or relevant equivalent training
  • Experience within a manufacturing/test engineering environment or similar discipline.
  • Working understanding of electrochemical gas sensor testing, along with the ability to apply statistical analysis tools to data
  • Proven experience in PLC or test system programming.
  • Proven working knowledge of automated test equipment is essential
  • MS SQL databases, Serial Communication, data acquisition systems preferably NI DAQmx
  • Practical experience with a hands-on and methodical approach to fault diagnosis/analysis with the ability to use diagnostic tools/equipment
  • Strong and concise communicator with the ability to work at all levels
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PCS7 Engineer

PCS7 Engineer   Reference: TPS073  
SALARY Negotiable   LOCATION Holland, Amsterdam
JOB TYPE Contract (12 months)   DATE POSTED 25/01/2019
INDUSTRY Manufacturing      
         
DESCRIPTION        
Client; Solution Provider for Process Optimization, Advice & Automation

End client; Manufacturer in the Food & Beverage industry, Packaging line

Job title: Software Engineer

Responsibilities

  • Independently perform and implements controls-related project or manufacturing support tasks, which have a direct impact on company profitability.
  • Successfully execute multiple project or manufacturing support tasks in a cGMP environment; and understand regulatory and quality assurance requirements/impact.
  • A recognized authority in Siemens PCS7 automation platform (WinCC included).
  • Develop a general understanding of the plant processes and products to provide technical support to all manufacturing areas.
  • Understand electrical power and distribution systems, NEC codes, electrical installations, and electrical panel building.
  • Develop innovative design solutions to complex problems.
  • Develop a network of internal and external contacts appropriate to the job. When assigned, able to oversee (external) consultants.
  • Prepare and manages small to medium-sized Capital Projects.
  • Assist the department in developing policies, programs, SOPs, and Quality and Engineering standards to meet current industry, corporate Quality, and external regulatory requirements.
  • Maintains close contact with QA and Manufacturing groups to assure effective communication on process/facility problems and issues related to process controls.

Qualification Requirements

Education: BS Chemical, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering. In lieu of an Engineering degree, technical experience in a pharmaceutical or regulated industry may be considered.

Experience: 5+ years in pharma or process related in a regulated environment.

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Automation Systems / Controls Engineer

Automation systems / Controls Engineer – Beckoff essential   Reference: TPS071  
SALARY Negotiable   LOCATION Waterford, Ireland
JOB TYPE Contract (9 months)   DATE POSTED 22/01/2019
INDUSTRY Healthcare      
         
DESCRIPTION        
Client:  Systems Integrator focused on delivering automation, information technology / MES, and safety solutions.

End client; Medical Device manufacturer

Summary:  Suitable Automation Systems / Controls Engineer works with technical team members to maintain, repair, troubleshoot and develop systems architecture within allocated timeframes and cost constraints.

Requirement

  • Provide PLC programming, Visions Systems, SCADA systems installation, networks, set-up, configurations, calibrations, troubleshooting and fault finding support.
  • Support design, buy-off, installation and validation of automated production lines.
  • Be willing to travel as necessary to support equipment buy-offs and training at vendor/customer sites.
  • Lead systematic technical root cause investigations.
  • Support manufacturing IT Systems architecture.
  • Drive continuous improvement projects.
  • Manage assigned project budgets, liaise with customers, contractors as required.
  • Develop systems equipment maintenance procedures.
  • Develop and deliver technical systems training.
  • Support all company safety and quality programs and initiatives.
  • Ensure ongoing compliance with GMP in all practices, recording of events and processes.
  • Ensure compliance with all learnings from all GMP training events
  • Other responsibilities may be assigned from time to time as needed, based on the evolution of the company and the requirements of the department/positions

Skillset

  • Able to work in a team environment.
  • Excellent organisation, communication and presentation skills.
  • Systematic troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong leadership of technical issue resolution.
  • Provide innovative solutions to complex problems.
  • Programming experience: PLC, C++, SQL.
  • Good data analysis skills.
  • Proficient in MS Office applications, experience of MS Project, MS Access.
  • CAD experience desirable
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SCADA Architect (WinCC OA)

SCADA Architect (WinCC OA)   Reference: TPS069  
SALARY Negotiable LOCATION North region,  Germany
JOB TYPE Contract (12 months) DATE POSTED 10/01/2019
INDUSTRY Oil&Gas
 
DESCRIPTION
Client: International Automation Company

End Client; Oil & Gas, Pipeline project

Job Title: WinCC OA Systems Engineer

Requirement

  • Development of complex / decentral WinCC OA (PVSS II) Systems
  • Development of SCADA concept from basic to detail design and its realization
  • Development of Frameworks, Libraries and project-specific WinCC OA design

Your profile

  • 5 years of project experience with WinCC OA (PVSS II)
  • Solid experience with the conception of large SCADA Systems
  • Experiences in the Oil & Gas industry would be ideal
  • Expert know-how for the following technical issues would be very beneficial
  • Distributed Server Architectures
  • Conception of large SCADA Systems o Disaster Recovery Systems
  • long range communication for SCADA Systems
  • Communication protocols like OPC DA/UA, IEC 60870-104, SNMP, Modbus, TCP/IP
  • Historical data acquisition with oracle databases
  • Experiences of working in teams (10)
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2x Software Engineers (Multi-location)

Software Engineer   Reference: TPS068  
SALARY Negotiable   LOCATION 1xDublin, 1xCork, Ireland
JOB TYPE Permanent   DATE POSTED 09/01/2019
INDUSTRY Manufacturing      
       
DESCRIPTION        
Client; Industry leader in the provision of automation and machine vision systems to highly regulated, high-volume manufacturing and packaging environments.

Job Title; Software Engineer

The role of Software Engineer is all-encompassing, where you will be involved with the delivery of Machine Vision Systems and Bespoke Software Applications from the beginning (design) right the way through to the end (commissioning and validation) and all of the phases in between.

Reporting to the Software Architect, the Software Engineer requires a strong technical background and aptitude, and an ability to produce high-quality reliable code.

Responsibilities

  • Execute full software development life cycle (SDLC)
  • Be responsible for the design, development, installation, commissioning, documentation, testing & validation of the machine vision systems and bespoke applications.
  • Work as part of a team, liaise with internal and external (Client) personnel.
  • Adhere to all company and regulatory work practices
  • Maintain and improve existing codebases and peer review code changes
  • Document solutions by developing functional and software design specifications, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams
  • Investigate and use new technologies where relevant by continually updating technical knowledge and skills
  • The successful candidate will be involved in the design and delivery of all aspects of the company’s industrial vision and bespoke solutions

Requirements

  • Relevant third level qualification(s) such as Bsc in Computer Science, BEng in Electronic Engineering.
  • Excellent knowledge of C# and the .Net Framework
  • Knowledge of web technologies such as HTML, JavaScript and CSS would be an advantage but not a requirement
  • Database experience, such as MS SQL Server
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) and ability to work collaboratively with multiple disciplines including in house Engineering, Operations, Quality and Product Development, partners and contractors, as well as customer IT and Operations groups.
  • You must be eligible to work in the EU (EU Citizen or existing work Visa)
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Security Controls Consultant

Security Controls Consultant Reference: TPS067  
SALARY Negotiable LOCATION UK & Holland
JOB TYPE Contract (12 months) DATE POSTED 09/01/2019
INDUSTRY Industial Automation
 
DESCRIPTION
Client: Established leader in Industrial Control Systems security, providing organisations with the services and solutions they need to transform the way they procure, build, integrate and manage their critical infrastructures. Major cybersecurity player within the Industrial Automation and Control Systems (IACS) Internationally.

Job Title Industrial Control Systems Security Consultant with strong experience in critical infrastructure sectors (Power, Oil&Gas, Transportation, Water, Manufacturing etc.) and a variety of cybersecurity disciplines including.

Industrial Automation and Process Control – Enterprise, IT and OT cyber security – Industry regulations including IEC 62443, NIST and other industry standards and regulations – Smart Grids and Digital Oilfields.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Proven experience in performing control systems risk assessments, and security awareness training for systems operators, owners and vendors
  • Expertise on developing industrial control systems security programs, and securing IACS network architecture
  • Experience with operational technologies such as Remote Terminal Units (RTUs), Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) software, and Distributed Control Systems (DCS) – Hands-on penetration testing and vulnerability assessment (White/Black Box) for mission-critical systems during FAT or SAT activities
  • Understanding of IACS security lifecycle and safety case – Fundamental understanding of IT and OT network communication protocols (For example – TCP/IP, UDP, OPC, IEC 101/104, Modbus, IEC 61850, WirelessHART, ISA100 etc.)
  • Active participation in design concepts and implementation strategies for various SIS, PLC and DCS systems to guarantee practical implementation of security standards
  • Understanding of contemporary and legacy security technologies used within a particular domain, such as Firewalls, IDS/IPS, Diodes, SIEM
  • Strong knowledge of networking technology (e.g. routers, switches, firewalls)
  • Must have the ability to quickly master, simplify, and communicate the value proposition of complex subjects to clients
  • Comprehend the customer’s business environment and suggest fit for ICS/SCADA security solutions
  • Perform pre-sales activities (e.g. proposals, presales calls, RFP responses)

Degrees & Qualifications

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or a related technical field

Minimum of two years in industrial control systems security experience – Excellent consulting and communication skills

CISSP, OSCP, GICSP, CISM or CISA certification – Fluent in Dutch and English

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Delta V Engineer

Control System Engineer  Reference: TPS064  
SALARY Negotiable LOCATION Germany
JOB TYPE Contract (24 months) DATE POSTED 03/01/2019
INDUSTRY Pharmaceutical
 
DESCRIPTION Migration DCS
Client; System Integrator providing turnkey Industrial Automation Solutions and focuses on delivering Process Control Systems & MES Systems for Pharma, Food & Beverages & Manufacturing Customers in Ireland & UK.End client; Irish Pharmaceutical’s corporation based in Cork

Requirement; Senior Automation Engineer with extensive knowledge on the Delta V system, you must be able to cover the full project life cycle on this project.

Responsibilities; You will be Reporting to the Lead Automation Commissioning Engineer, responsible for the full project life-cycle. Experience on migration projects highly desirable.

  • 5+ years’ Direct Pharmaceutical Automation experience
  • Delta V Experience 5+ years exp
  • Knowledge of S88
  • Software design experience Base layer to Phase
  • Knowledge of GMP
  • Change management Experience
  • AMS experience
  • Loop checking
  • Minimum 3 years Commissioning experience in a plant
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Automation Engineer

Automation Engineer   Reference: TPS063  
SALARY Negotiable   LOCATION Ireland, Cork
JOB TYPE Contract (12 months)   DATE POSTED 03/01/2019
INDUSTRY Pharmaceutical      
         
DESCRIPTION Office based      

Client; Engineering company focused on Process Automation delivery of Process Automation Solutions to Global Brands. Distilleries | Breweries | Blending Plants | Food Production | BioPharma.

 

End client; Pharmaceuticals corporation.

 

Responsibilities;

 

• Responsible for delivering automated solutions.

• Designing, coding and testing automation software solutions.

• Working closely with the Process Design Engineers and other project team members to meet key software delivery requirements and milestones.

• Design, develop and test software code in accordance with site coding standards and adherence to good engineering practice.

• Ability to read and understand P&IDs and Process Descriptions for various plants,       processes, and/or equipment.

• Design, program, implement, test and document process control applications.

• Understanding and implementing the validation life cycle for automated systems.

 

Qualifications;

 

• Degree qualified, experienced automation engineer with a minimum of 3 years experience.

• Knowledge of Siemens and/ or Rockwell automation platforms.

• Experience with automation system implementation and validation.

• Experience in some the following: Automation applications from Siemens S7, Rockwell and/or Wonderware, PLC Controls, Siemens and/or Allen Bradley, WinCC, PCS7.

• Experienced in all of the following project phases: Requirements documentation, detailed design generation, implementation, system integration, testing and on-site commissioning.

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