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SCADA Control Systems Engineer

This role is for a SCADA control systems engineer who has experience of using Siemens systems. In this role you'll be inheriting a new system that has yet to be fully commissioned and has been set up by a 3rd party supplier. It is the companies desire to employ a Controls Engineer who can take full ownership & responsibility to manage this inhouse.

Longer term, there will be a requirement to commission and oversee this system at one of the clients customer sites in Brazil. This could mean that you will be required to work in Brazil for approximately 6 months (this can be diveded up). 

Minimum requirements.
? Engineering Degree or equivalent.
? Minimum 5 years industrial experience.
? Experience with PLC, HMI and particularly SCADA systems (preferably Siemens PLCs and
Siemens WinCC).
? Experience with the delivery and deployment of hardware and software for control systems
and liaising with suppliers.
? Experience producing project documentation including technical specifications, budget
material lists, project schedules, risk assessments, etc.
? Experience of industrial networks architecture design, the application of communication
protocols (Ethernet, Profinet etc), and the configuration and specification of industrial
network switches.
? Knowledge of data acquisition protocols (OPC UA) and database management (SQL).
? Desire and ability to work abroad potentially for extended periods.
? Proficient in the use of MS Office.

Desirable.
? Knowledge of functional safety of machinery (EN ISO13849-1 and/or EN62061).
? Knowledge and appreciation of OT cyber security principles in the design of industrial
control systems.
? Knowledge of configuration and support to industrial servers and computer networks.
? Knowledge of machinery compliance for CE/UKCA marking.
? Experience of LV electrical control panel design.
? Knowledge of a European language, preferably Portuguese.

Job Challenges
? Maintaining clear communication with team members and keeping to deadlines.
? Understanding complex equipment requirements and translating into workable designs.
? Understanding the relationship between the control system and the overall process.
? Managing multiple workstreams.


Benefits include:
•    Bonus – up to 10%
•    Company Pension Scheme
•    Private Health Insurance for family
•    25 days holidays per year plus bank holidays
•    Free parking
•    Canteen
•    Flexitime