Systems Engineer

Yorkshire Permanent

System Engineer – Electrical / PLC bias - West Yorkshire – Permanent – c.£27-35k + 6% matched pension contribution + site uplift for working away + annual bonus

Samuel Frank Associates is recruiting for a Systems Engineer to join a global client with a large facility in West Yorkshire. This role will suit a Systems Engineer with some commercial experience in the technologies listed, who’s looking to learn & develop over time into a Senior Systems Engineer whilst working towards a professional accreditation.

System Engineers applying are likely to have some of the following skills (or have covered some of the areas as part of academic studies) -

  • PLC knowledge – troubleshooting / modification work (ideally Allen Bradley RSLogix 5000 – other major platforms considered)
  • Industrial Protocol knowledge (such as IEC61850, Modbus RTU/TCP, DeviceNet, Profibus etc.)
  • InTouch / WinCC system troubleshooting experience
  • AutoCAD (ability to read drawings – not design)
  • MS SQL
  • Technical report writing experience

The successful System Engineer will be joining an experienced team so there will be lots of opportunities to learn from Senior Engineers. There will also be an opportunity to travel; the hiring manager advises around 4-6 weeks per year could be spent on customer sites around the world.

Key areas of responsibility for the PLC / SCADA System Engineer will include –

  • Interpret the client specifications to develop project Functional Design Specification and drawings
  • Interrogate and make changes to PLC / SCADA systems in accordance with the requirements of the project specification
  • Participate in internal design reviews
  • Test the PLC / SCADA system

 The role will be mainly based at their premises and is easily commutable from most of West Yorkshire including places such as Leeds, Bradford, Halifax, Huddersfield and Wakefield.

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