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Control & Automation Engineer/Operations Technology Engineer - UK Wide/Remote Working

REAL Technical Solutions Limited

Posted on Oct 13, 2021 by REAL Technical Solutions Limited

Not Specified, United Kingdom
IT
Immediate Start
£132k - £132k Annual
Full-Time

Control & Automation Engineer/Operations Technology Engineer - UK Wide/Remote Working

£132,000 including benefits - can be based anywhere in the UK, travel required once Covid Restrictions are lifted

My client a global leading cutting edge technology business require an experienced Control & Automation Engineer/Operations Technology Engineer to work in a fast-paced environment, who is able to think on their feet, and have a passion for innovation and delivering value to their customers both remotely and onsite.

Who they do:

  • The Customer Innovation Team has expertise in technological co-innovation, rapid prototyping, digital twins, and adopting new technologies.
  • They support industries, such as manufacturing, automotive, oil, and gas, or logistics.
  • They have a unique reputation as a powerful and trusted partner among industry leaders who seek to quickly identify business needs, ideate technology solutions, and build high-quality prototypes tailored to individual customer needs.
  • They are a cross-functional team with a wide range of skillsets from hardware capabilities to specialists in digital twins.
  • The Customer Innovation is able to tackle a wide range of different business solutions using Drones to detect leaks at oil and gas leaks, working on creating Digital Twins for the largest consumer goods manufacturers, and many other exciting projects!

Core requirements of the Control & Automation Engineer/Operations Technology Engineer position:

  • 5+ years of experience in the automation industry,
  • Experience in programming the PLCs using Ladder Logic (preferred if know additional PLC programming languages - IL, ST, FBD, C/C++).
  • Experience with Kepware, Matricon, Softing or similar.

As an Control & Automation Engineer/Operations Technology Engineer, your main responsibilities will be:

  • Design, build, install, operate, and maintain industrial automation lab/models which consist of sensors/actuators, PLCs, HMIs, RTUs, Network equipment, Computers
  • Install, configure various SCADA, OPC DA/UA, Data historian Servers, connect them together and with the automation lab
  • Programming the controllers (PLC), HMIs, and other devices
  • Work with software engineers to PoC, demo, test and validate the features and assure quality of the security product
  • Prototyping algorithmic solutions and testing feasibility of new approaches in a Scripting language of choice (ie Python)
  • Working with high performance off-the-shelf (and derivative) platforms, particularly Nvidia Jetson product line and with industrial cameras particularly through GigE and USB interface, sensor and optics selection, processing sensor data (delayering, pixel format conversions), basic image analysis and computer vision tasks
  • Working with vendors to discover latest feasible technologies and test them for performance and usefulness for current and future products

Qualifications/experience required for the Control & Automation Engineer/Operations Technology Engineer role:

  • 5+ years of experience in the automation industry,
  • Experience in programming the PLCs using Ladder Logic (preferred if know additional PLC programming languages - IL, ST, FBD, C/C++).
  • Work experience with actual industrial devices and engineering software of major vendors (Rockwell Automation, Siemens, Schneider Electric, Omron, Yokogawa, LG ).
  • Familiar with various Motion Controllers/Actuators.
  • Knowledge of Industrial communication protocol (Modbus, EtherNet/IP, DeviceNet, BACnet, DNP3, S7comm, OPC UA, etc.).
  • Knowledge of SCADA, OPC DA/UA, data historian software/systems.
  • Open-minded and keen on learning.
  • Creative thinking and good at problem-solving.
  • Self-motivated with a positive can-do attitude and teamwork.
  • BS/Engineer degree in Control and Automation engineering.
  • Experience of working onsite and with the customers local teams.
  • Cloud DB skills.
  • Experience with Kepware, Matricon, Softing or similar.

Preferred Qualification required for the Control & Automation Engineer/Operations Technology Engineer position:

  • Work experience with industrial control/SCADA system in the energy, manufacturing, utilities, oil & gas, water treatment enterprises.
  • Knowledge of Manufacturing execution system (MES).
  • Knowledge of Industrial Cybersecurity Standards (IEC 62443, NERC-CIP).
  • Experience in software development.

Control & Automation Engineer/Operations Technology Engineer - UK Wide/Remote Working

£132,000 including benefits - can be based anywhere in the UK, travel required once Covid Restrictions are lifted

Reference: 1359038358

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