Controls Engineer

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Controls Engineer

Controls Engineer in our St Athan Maintenance and Facilities team. The initial role will support the project team in all areas, to specify and define the control specification requirement for the new production facility. Regular involvement in project meeting both with internal and external teams will be required. On launch of the new facility the Control Engineer will be part of a team to address any issues that require support before and after the facility is fully commissioned.

Job Description

Controls Engineer
St. Athan (Commutable from Swansea, Cardiff, Newport, Bristol)
£35-40k

Controls Engineer in our St Athan Maintenance and Facilities team. The initial role will support the project team in all areas, to specify and define the control specification requirement for the new production facility. Regular involvement in project meeting both with internal and external teams will be required. On launch of the new facility the Control Engineer will be part of a team to address any issues that require support before and after the facility is fully commissioned.

Responsibilities:
" Work with supplier during the project delivery stage to ensure equipment satisfies both company and legal standards
" Plan, coordinate and recommend maintenance and operational improvements within all areas of manufacturing areas.
" Monitor, control and maintain process parameters (where applicable), implement / initiate adjustments and corrections to ensure efficient production and quality levels within all areas of manufacturing
" Carry out software design modifications and commissioning of new or improved software systems as requested
" Ensure that the department can support manufacturing operations at all times in terms of equipment and facility controls, application software, data recording and back up processes
" Support the departmental Group Leader / Manager in the daily planning / coaching and mentoring of departmental / maintenance personnel
" Support maintenance on all breakdowns which require software, process or controls support Ensure controls and associated software are operating correctly to keep the company and their employees protected in accordance with current legislation
" Maintain an effective level of communication at all times across the business
" Ensure the department strives towards world-class performance in areas of housekeeping, waste management, and compliance to safety and environmental legislation

Requirements:
" The successful Controls Engineer will ideally have existing knowledge of controls systems within a manufacturing environment.
" Either a control engineering qualification or equivalent experience are required to be considered for this role. Alternatively you may be a time served tradesman with a good level of experience in controls related manufacturing facilities
" This position requires someone who can work as an effective team member and confidently as an individual. We are seeking a candidate who can demonstrate Experience of manufacturing tools and techniques and willingness to undertake further training. Experience in Siemens S7 PLC Controls including WinCC (Flexible Advanced), WinCC SCADA, Automation and Drives Technology, Starter & TIA Portal are preferred.
" The successful candidate will demonstrate prior experience in working with server based systems. Experience in VBS and SQL is preferred as is the ability to integrate electrical schematic drawings for fault finding and diagnostics.

If you are interested in the "Controls Engineer" position, please contact

Matthew Whyley 02392 228236


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