Senior Control System Engineer – Warrington or Leeds

REF – SAF1020

What Are We Looking For?

Saftronics is looking for a Senior Control System Engineer to permanently join our Control Systems team, based in either our Warrington or Leeds office. A specialist business in the MCC and Power Control sector, you’ll work alongside an established team to deliver control system solutions to the Water industry, including the management of asset replacements for control systems across the UK.

Some of Your Key Duties Include:

– Investigate and provide technical advice and support to Design, Delivery and Senior Management teams on automation-related issues.

– Operate according to SOPs developed for design, software engineering, construction, and commissioning.

– Manage the specification, development, installation, and validation of automation projects within budget and corporate guidelines.

– Develop detailed design proposals that establish the scope of work required for new build and ICA refurbishment projects.

– Define the control system hardware and software requirements.

– Assist Electrical Engineers with the development of robust Control Systems Architectures, utilising appropriate technology in accordance with the client, WIMES and industrial standards.

– Provide specialist ICA assistance to the Engineer during the development of the Control Philosophy.

– Be responsible for identifying the programme requirements to deliver Control System elements to achieve the project milestone dates.

– Develop detailed Functional Design Specifications and associated schedules from the agreed Control Philosophy by Quality procedures.

– Develop and self-test control system software to achieve the required functionality in accordance with the FDS.

– Carry out workshop Factory Acceptance Testing, against the FAT document and in conjunction with the Commissioning Engineer.

– Fully document, resolve and re-test any defects identified during testing.

– Facilitate Client Witness Testing as required.

– Provide specialist control system assistance to the Commissioning Team within the workshop and on-site in conjunction with the RSE Project Manager.

– Develop the Site Acceptance Test documentation.

– Carry out Site Acceptance Testing of the Control System against the SAT document.

– Acquire and maintain a detailed understanding of all of the different automation systems (programmable logic controllers, HMI and SCADA systems) from the mainstream manufacturers.

What Do You Need?

– Qualified to an HNC/HND/Degree level in a relevant Engineering discipline, such as Electrical/Electronics/Computer Sciences.

– Demonstrable experience in managing systems integration, with any knowledge of PLC & SCADA Systems, site communications networks and telemetry systems is highly advantageous.

– Good time management, with the ability to multitask, plan and organise day-to-day workloads within a busy environment.

– Innovative thinking, with an ability to learn, understand and apply new technologies.

– Ability to effectively prioritise and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.

– Experience in the Water industry is highly advantageous but other specialist engineering industries will be considered.

Saftronics – Who Are We?

Saftronics is a specialist in Power & Process control, excelling in the specification and supply of motor control centres, control panels, power distribution and process control systems across a wide range of industries.

Saftronics is part of the RSE group of companies, operating within the Controls & Automation business stream. RSE is the leading contractor of choice in the design, build & maintenance of water treatment & water recycling equipment. Delivering products and services to clients across the UK, RSE’s unique offering to the market focuses on innovation, efficiency, and excellence.

RSE – Who Are We?

Established in 1982, RSE has grown into one of the most prominent specialist engineering businesses in the UK water industry. We have created an in-house full-service capability from project inception through to design, fabrication, and delivery using installation and commissioning. We additionally have one of the largest servicing and maintenance teams in the market space, to ensure we’re on hand for all our client needs.

We have created a service offering for our clients that presents innovative solutions to our industry and our dedicated staff plays a key role in delivering our business and sustainability goals. We have grown to over 1400 staff across our Group of companies, with a strategic ambition that will see the business continue to grow as we expand our operations and diversify our products. One of RSE’s key focuses is driving servant leadership, giving our people the opportunity and responsibility to take an entrepreneurial approach in their roles to further their careers.

What We Offer

To build successful teams and drive the level of quality that RSE is renowned for, we know we need the best people in the industry. Not only do we require the relevant skillsets, but we also need people with the right attitude and mentality to thrive and grow in such an innovative industry. At RSE, you’ll be given every opportunity to set the path of your career through our Business Streams and work in an environment that will require you to rise to the challenge of working for a market leader.

– Industry-leading salary dependant on experience. 

– A flexible career development path, with no restrictions on where your career can go.

– A holiday allowance of 25 days plus Bank Holidays.

– Company Pension Scheme.

– Access to our network of health professionals including Mental Health Champions and Occupational Health Nurse.

In a flourishing sector where there are vast career opportunities available, we believe our niche offering to the market means our people have the space to thrive and innovate our industry. If you’re interested in a career with a company that will harness your skills and provides you with the support to create your future, then please apply. We’re excited to take you on the journey and continue to grow as the UK water industry’s contractor of choice.

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