Control Systems Engineer

Posted 01/07/2024 by Elite Control Systems Ltd

Livingston, West Lothian

We are recruiting!

We have an opening for an ambitious and hardworking individual. This opportunity will appeal to someone that wants to grow with our business, work in a positive learning environment, whilst learning new skills and gain a unique but practical experience working for one of Scotland’s most established and leading Engineering System Integrators.

Role Description and Key Responsibilities:

Engineering Projects including,

  • PLC programming of control systems and configuration of SCADA.
  • Involvement throughout whole systems lifecycle, from design through coding to testing, installation and configuration, and documentation specifically production of FDS, Software Test Procedures and Site Acceptance Test Procedures.
  • Working within a project team to customer deadlines.
  • Installation and configuration/testing work at customer sites.
  • Site based Testing & Commissioning of the above Systems.

The role is largely office based but it will require periods of working at customers sites, mainly in Scotland but also occasional overseas assignments. A degree of flexible and / or Hybrid working can be agreed by mutual agreement.

Desirable Skills & Experience:

  • Control Systems Engineer with experience in the design and implementation of PLC Control Systems for a variety of industry sectors (including for example, Distilling, Food & Beverages and Energy).
  • Proven experience in mainstream PLC, SCADA and DCS Systems including; Rockwell Automation (ControlLogix PLC, Compact Logix PLC, RS Logix 5/500/5000, Studio 5000)
  • Rockwell Automation Factory Talk View configuration
  • Siemens (TIA Portal, Step 7, Winn CC)
  • Siemens PCS 7
  • Wonderware InTouch SCADA
  • Proficy iFix
  • Profibus / Profinet / Industrial Ethernet
  • Production of Functional Design Specification
  • Production of Schematic Diagrams
  • Production of Software

Secondary tasks including,

  • Testing, commissioning and support
  • Participating in Design Reviews
  • Though not mandatory, hardware design experience would be advantageous

Personal Specification and Requirements:

- A desire to learn and grow with our business

- Excellent written skills for synopsis entries and Technical Documentation completion.

- Ability to contribute to and positively work in a team environment.

- A high degree of personal organisational skills and able to work to client deadlines.

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

- Client focused, with a commitment to client and service quality.

Supplementary Information;

- Competitive salary based on experience.

- Overtime is paid for work completed beyond standard contracted hours.

- Flexible working arrangements by prior agreement.

- Pension and death in service package.

- Career development opportunities.

- First class  connected location between two major cities and an International airport

- Free onsite parking including electric car charge points.

- Cycle to work scheme.

Start Date:
20 July 2024
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