S7 Senior Systems Engineer

Recruiter
WRD Consulting Ltd
Location
Stafford
Salary
Competitive
Posted
24 Aug 2019
Closes
14 Sep 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Summary of main purpose of the job:
The design, implementation and commissioning of S7 based Control Systems and related software engineering activities for a variety of industrial control system applications predominantly in the Nuclear industry. The candidate should have proven experience in S7 Systems, ideally supported by Siemens certification/training. This role is based at our Head office, but there may be some periods of working at our customer's sites in the UK currently.
Role Description:

* Development of control system design and options from customer requirements

* Provide design input to development of system wide generics

* S7 programming of control systems (within TIA Portal) from given designs

* Involvement throughout whole software/systems lifecycle, from design through coding to testing, installation and configuration, and documentation (working throughout to full QA procedures)

* Working within project team to customer deadlines

* Installation and configuration/testing work at customer sites

Essential Requirements:

* In depth knowledge of S7 system design (TIA Portal & S7-1500 PLCs)

* Knowledge of Profibus DP/Profinet networks

* Engineering / Computer related or appropriate engineering qualification (degree/HND) or comparable industrial experience

* Must be SC cleared or DV Cleared

* Minimum 5 years' experience to fulfil requirements of this post.

* Good client facing skills, must be able to work as part of combined client/contractor team

* Willingness to travel and work away when required

* Driving licence

Desirable Skills:

* IEC61131 PLC Coding Standards.

* IEC61508 Safety Systems

* Integration of the Multi-PLC systems

* Commissioning experience with S7 systems

Candidates should possess the following personal qualities:

* Confident and capable and able to work under own initiative

* Ability to work well under pressure and to deadlines

* Have good communication skills

* Be flexible in working methods