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Date Added: Thu 20/06/2024

Senior Systems Engineer

Risley, Warrington, WA3, UK
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Job Type: Contract, Full Time

Salary: £45 - £50/hour

Do you have proven experience as a Systems Engineer?

Can you demonstrate good hands on experience of PLC and SCADA systems such as (Rockwell, Siemens, Schneider, AVEVA etc)?

Would you be interested in joining a leading engineering and maintenance provider at the forefront of a safety-first approach?

If you're seeking a unique opportunity and this sounds like the role for you, then read on and get in touch now to avoid missing out!

The opportunity
Due to successful Project expansion, our client are currently seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Systems Engineer to join our clients trusted engineering and services partner of choice, supporting industrial services customers across the oil & gas, energy & power, nuclear and chemical/pharmaceutical sectors.

The Role
Contract 12 months+ £50/hr (outside IR35) or Permanent £60K 
This role has been deemed outside of IR35
40 hours per week, Monday - Friday (hybrid working)
(3 days in office, 2 from home).

As the Senior Systems Engineer, you must be a committed and punctual member of the team, taking full responsibility for successful technical delivery of a complete project solution to the agreed scope in accordance with company procedures whilst also meeting budgetary and time-scale targets.

Your duties and responsibilities will be
Responsible for the technical delivery of projects.
You should work co-operatively with the Project Manager and engineering team to ensure smooth project progress in accordance with the agreed project lifecycle.
Work closely with and support the Project Manager in all aspects of project technical delivery and scope management.
Allocate tasks to the engineering team and monitor progress.
Responsible for meeting the technical and quality requirements of projects.
Ensure project adherence to company quality processes and procedures.
Identify project opportunities and variations.
Support the Project Manager in identifying and managing risks and issues.
Identify and enable use of reusable modules by standardisation and modularization of systems where appropriate.
Prototyping of new technologies.
Training planning and support.
Mentoring of Engineers.
Support the Automation sales and proposals teams.
Support department business development.
Provide Health and Safety leadership by exampleYou will undertake the following 
Involvement in sales to projects hand-over process.
Involvement in 1st Engineering review.
Assist PM in development of QA plan.
Assist PM in development of project Gantt chart.
Assist PM in development of initial task & procurement list.
Ongoing development & updating of detailed task & procurement lists.
Peer review documents created by the project team or other teams
Attend contract meetings with the project manager as required
Undertake site surveys as required.
Undertake outline design, upfront design studies and requirement definition for clients.
Develop FDS.
Develop DDS.
Develop test specification & design testing methodology.
Develop project modules. (Modules as identified in the design - PLC code modules, SCADA scripts, Mimics, comms drivers, etc.)
Develop site work documentation with team input as necessary (Risk assessment, method statement, site test documentation).
Develop O & M documentation.
Undertake full integrated system testing, CFAT, SAT and installation.
Undertake observations, variation and reworks.
Undertake packing and shipping of the system.
Undertake site installation.
Undertake site retesting.
Provide warranty support as necessaryYou will have the following experience and skills 
Detailed experience of the full project life cycle from system specification through design, development, testing and on-site commissioning is essential
Hands on experience of PLC and SCADA systems (Rockwell, Siemens, Schneider, AVEVA etc)
A good appreciation of Control panels, electrical installation and Instrumentation solutions.
You must be proactive and able to allocate tasks among team members and supervise, assist and monitor task progress and advise the project manager on progress, risks and issues.
A Degree or HND/HNC in Electrical / Electronic Engineering, Control Systems or relevant discipline
Chartered Engineer status or working towards professional registration.It's great if you also have the following 
Cyber Security.
Functional Safety.
Fire & Gas Systems eg Detronics.
Plant Historians.
Industry 4.0.
IOT and Edge Computing (NodeRed, MQTT etc).
IT/OT Convergence.
Network design and configuration.
Database implementation.
Batch & Recipe Systems.
Energy Efficiency and OEE.
Industrial Protocol Knowledge (IEC 61850, DNP3, Modbus, OPC etc).
Bespoke code development.
A minimum 5 years' experience of developing integrated control system solutions.Get in touch today If you're on the lookout for a new opportunity and think you have the skills and experience we are seeking then this could be the role for you, so why not apply below now to avoid missing out.

Millbank Holdings Ltd is an equal opportunities employer and respects diversity. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons who are eligible to live and work in the UK.
Millbank is proud to be a member of the 'Disability Confident Scheme'. Millbank operates as an Employment Agency and Business
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