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Date Added: Tue 17/01/2023

Lead Engineer - PLC Specialist

Telford, TF3, UK
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Company: CARBON 60

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Lead Engineer - Telford - Automation Specialist

Summary of Role

Accountable for the delivery of engineering activities contributing to successful project delivery
You will be reporting to the Director of Engineering and Innovation

Job Responsibilities

Ownership of the Functional Safety lifecycle
Supervision and motivation of teams of engineers (including external resources) within a project setting, including the verification of deliverables in line with client expectations, legal requirements and industry standards
Mentoring of graduate engineers, trainees and apprentices
Collaboration with Project Managers to ensure quality delivery to budget and on time, including the identification and mitigation of project risks and technical change
Participation in the Engineering Management Working Group, contributing to the development of internal standards and practices with a focus on continuous improvement and innovation.
Electrical / controls concept design including Functional Design Specification, Safety Requirements Specification, Single Line Diagram, Network Topology, Device Layout, Cause & effect Matrix, Safety Block Diagram, etc
Software Design, including Software Design Specification and production of Software /
Configuration deliverables for e.g PLC / HMI / SCADA / Robot / Drives / BMS / etc
Ownership of the Technical Construction File
Factory Acceptance Testing, Commissioning and Site Acceptance Testing
Other duties as required

Knowledge, Skills & Experience


Apprenticeship / Degree in Electrical Engineering / Mechatronics
Minimum 7 years in a similar role with team leading / management experience
Excellent understanding of control system design and implementation principles across both hardware and software

Personal Qualities

Being a great team player as well as the ability to work off own initiative
Excellent communication skills, both oral & written
Confident and pro-active with an organised approach to work
Situational adaptability
Good problem solver
Hands on attitude
Enthusiastic and able to be relied upon

Remuneration Package

Competitive salary
Holidays 25 days (plus Bank Holidays)
Bonus scheme
BUPA Medical plan
Car allowance
Pension scheme
Life Insurance
Employee assistance programme
Flexible working
Programme of personal development & training
Free car parking
EV charge points on-site
Social & wellbeing activity programme
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