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      
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.


  • 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


Get in touch with us for full brief on this position.


Charlie Burgess 02081236574 Recruiter Agent UK

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      
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


  • 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


  • 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.
Charlie Burgess 02081236574 Recruiter Agent UK

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
Client: International Automation Company

End Client; Oil & Gas, Pipeline project

Job Title: WinCC OA Systems Engineer


  • 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)
 Charlie Burgess Recruiter 02081236574 UK Agency  Automation


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
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

Charlie Burgess 02081236574 Recruiter UK Automation

EPKS Application Engineer

Application Engineer (EPKS)    Reference: TPS050  
SALARY Negotiable LOCATION Aberdeen, Scotland
JOB TYPE Permanent DATE POSTED 24/07/2018
Leading Engineering company in industrial automation, serving blue-chip process manufacturers globally.

Successful candidate is responsible for Interconnecting DCS Systems. The role requires installing, maintaining and configuring Honeywell and third party Distributed Control / SCADA Systems in the energy, chemical, pulp, paper, printing and manufacturing markets.

 Recruiter  Charlie Burgess 0208 432 6080

Automation Engineer – Maidstone, Kent

Automation Engineer   Reference: TPS042  
SALARY Negotiable   LOCATION United Kingdom, Kent
JOB TYPE Permanent   DATE POSTED 04/06/2018
INDUSTRY Water Treatment / Distribution      
Client; Well established and reliable Systems Integrator in the Southern region. Extensive experience of all the major SCADA and PLC platforms – as well as many specialist or more niche programmable devices – and this pool of knowledge can be leveraged by any individual engineer or project team.

Job title: Control and Automation Systems – Senior Software Engineer

Main Responsibilities;

  • Actively participates in the whole life cycle of delivering projects, from start to finish.
  • Interface directly with customers and suppliers.
  • Produce the design documents.
  • Writes the test documents.
  • Perform testing with customers.
  • Prepares risk assessments and Method Statements
  • Carry out on-site commissioning.
  • Compile training manuals and runs customer training session.

Required Skill;

  • Demonstrate familiar and proficient experience with Wonderware’s System Platform (Archestra) software.
  • Familiar and proficient at writing code for the major brands of PLC and SCADA / HMI platforms, and an appetite to learn new technologies (Rockwell / Siemens).
  • Would be great, but not essential, to have good understanding of setting up, commissioning, and fault finding of industrial Ethernet networks.
  • 5+ years’ experience writing software and working directly with customers.

Client is operating out of 5 office locations in the UK so if you are open to this role but the location is not suitable please get in touch to learn more.

 Recruiter  Charlie Burgess 0208 432 6080  

Senior Software Engineer

Senior Software Engineer    Reference: TPS035  
SALARY €65 – €75 per hour LOCATION Netherlands, Rotterdam
JOB TYPE Contract (12 months) DATE POSTED 27/03/2018
INDUSTRY Infrastructure
Function; Senior Software Engineer PLC / SCADA

  • Siemens S7 As Software Engineer PLC Siemens S7 you are responsible for the automation of traffic systems.
  • Preliminary design, detailed design and execution design including the accompanying documentation based on the specifications.
  • Translate the implementation design into software for Siemens PLC (S7) and SCADA (WinCC-OA) systems.
  • During the project you are responsible for the offsets with external suppliers and for the commissioning of the systems at the customer. In case of calamities and / or malfunctions of the installations, you are available for aftercare.

Tasks / activities

  • Engineering of automation in traffic systems.
  • Making a preliminary design, detailed design and execution design including documentation. Translating implementation design into software for Siemens PLC and SCADA systems. Commissioning of systems on location.
  • Providing aftercare.

Job requirements

  • At least a completed HBO study in Electrical Engineering or Industrial Automation.
  • Relevant experience in technical automation.
  • Knowledge of PLC and SCADA systems.
  • An advantage is knowledge of CCTV, Audio, Failsafe PLCs and networks.


 Recruiter Charlie Burgess 0208 432 6080

Delta V Engineer

Delta V Engineer    Reference: TPS027  
SALARY £50,000 +   LOCATION United Kingdom
JOB TYPE Permanent   DATE POSTED 05/12/2017
INDUSTRY Process (Food & Pharma)      
Requirements  5 years AI

2 years Delta V


As a lead Automation Engineer you will be Reporting to the Lead Automation Commissioning Engineer, responsible for supporting CQV teams with Loop checking, troubleshooting devices on DeltaV, Fault finding, Commissioning and troubleshooting on the DeltaV software. PID Loop tuning is an important factor in the senior commissioning engineer’s role.


  • 5 years’ Automation experience
  • DeltaV Experience 2 years
  • Knowledge of S88
  • Software design experience Base layer to Phase
  • English is of good work proficiency
  • Knowledge of GMP
  • Change management Experience
  • AMS experience
  • Loop checking
  • Minimum 3 years Commissioning experience in a plant

Desired experience:

  • Instrumentation electrical etc experience
  • Mynah VIM experience
  • Loop tuning PID tuning
  • Communication protocols Foundation fieldbus, Devicenet, Profibus and Modbus
  • Life science experience Minimum 2 years
  • HyperV




Senior Automation Engineer

SALARY Negotiable LOCATION UK, Cambridgeshire
JOB TYPE Permanent DATE POSTED 02/03/2017

Established Systems Integrator to the Hydrid Manufacturing industry in The Netherlands is expanding their operations to the UK.

As a project engineer you will be deployed in a project team that is responsible for the realisation of automation projects. This includes analysis, programming to commissioning, delivery and after-sales service.

Your main task will be the programming and commissioning of PLC, SCADA and DCS systems (Siemens based product range) In addition, the integration with IT applications, databases and industrial networks may be a part of your job responsibilities.

Skills & experience;

Bachelor / Master degree in industrial engineering (mechatronics, electronics, electrical engineering, industrial automation…)

Minimal 3-5 years of experience with regards to PLC, HMI, SCADA, MES or DCS

Interest in the industrial sector is a must

Native speaking English and preferably knowledge of a foreign language